Showing posts from December, 2012

ERBlet transform (on WITS: Where is the starlet)

ERBlet transform dual frame spectrum After about a hundred starlets or wavelets in *let, the newborn ERBlet borrows from the auditory scale, namely the Equivalent Rectangular Bandwidth and the non-stationary Gabor transforms (NSGT). See more at WITS: where is the Starlet . The attendant Matlab toolbox is there (ICASSP 2013). ERBlet In short: A linear and invertible time-frequency transformation adapted to human auditory perception, for masking and perceptual sparsity Etymology: From the ERB scale or E quivalent R ectangular B andwidth filter banks, devised for auditory based-representation, following the philosophy of third-octave filter banks. See also Frequency Analysis and Masking - MIT, Brian C. J. Moore, 1995 and Bark and ERB Bilinear Transforms - Stanford University, by J. O. Smith III Origin: Thibaud Necciari, Design and implementation of the ERBlet transform , FLAME 12 (Frames and Linear Operators for Acoustical Modeling and Parameter Estimation)

Group-pride: IFPEN Ranking

So, i know, it is just another ranking. Well... Press releases : IFP Energies nouvelles makes Thomson Reuters' Top 100 Global Innovators in 2012 05 December 2012 IFP Energies nouvelles (IFPEN) has earned a place in Thomson Reuters' list of Top 100 Global Innovators for the second year running. The ranking, which measures innovation in intellectual property, is determined using a variety of patent-related criteria. This includes application success (the ratio of published applications to granted patents), the volume of patents in innovative areas like new technologies, global coverage (inventions patented with all "quadrilateral" patent authorities, i.e. in Europe, Japan, China and the US) and the patents' impact (the number of times they are cited by competitors). The award is due recognition of IFPEN's policy of innovation and industrial development, aimed at protecting research, promoting technology transfer to industry, and creating wealth and