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Paulo Esquef

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Theses Book Chapters International
Journal Papers

Theses

  1. |P. A. A. EsquefModel-Based Analysis of Noisy Musical Recordings with Application to Audio Restoration, D.Sc. Thesis, Helsinki University of Technology (now Aalto University), Laboratory of Acoustics and Audio Signal Processing, Espoo, Finland, Apr. 2004.
  2. |P. A. A. EsquefRestauração de Sinais de Áudio Degradados por Ruído ImpulsivoMaster's Thesis, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), PEE-COPPESMT Lab , Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil, 109 pages, Mar. 1999. (in Portuguese)

Book Chapters

  1. doi_icon|P. A. A. Esquef, "Audio Restoration", In D. Havelock et al. (Eds), Handbook of Signal Processing in Acoustics. Part VI Audio Engineering, Chapter 40, pp. 773-784, Springer New York, 2008.
  2. doi_icon|P. A. A. Esquef and L. W. P. Biscainho, “DSP Techniques for Sound Enhancement of Old Recordings,” In Hector Meana (Ed.), Advances in Audio and Speech Signal Processing: Technologies and Applications. Chapter 4, IGI Global, pp. 93-130, 2007. Disclaimer: As the copyright owner of the material, IGI Global republished in 2009 this very chapter in another book (DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-984-7.ch016), without even notifying the authors. I, Paulo Esquef, do disagree with and condemn the republication of the chapter.
  3. doi_icon|P. A. A. Esquef and L. W. P. Biscainho, “Spectral-Based Analysis and Synthesis of Audio Signals,” In Hector Meana (Ed.), Advances in Audio and Speech Signal Processing: Technologies and Applications. Chapter 3, IGI Global, pp. 56-92, 2007.

International Journal Papers

  1. doi_icon J. K. Moqadam, G. S. Welter, and P. A. A. Esquef, "Multifractality in fidelity sequences of optimized Toffoli gates", in Quantum Information Processing, July 2016. Post-print version. 
  2. doi_icon|P. A. A. Esquef, J. A. Apolinário, Jr., and L. W. P. Biscainho, "Edit Detection in Speech Recordings via Instantaneous Electric Network Frequency Variations", in IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics & Security, vol. 9, no. 12, pp. 2314-2326, December 2014. Companion webpage with demonstration scripts and data: http://lps.lncc.br/index.php/demonstracoes/tifs2014.  
  3. doi_icon|G. S. Welter and P. A. A. Esquef, "Multifractal Analysis Based on Amplitude Extrema of Intrinsic Mode Functions," in Physical Review E, vol. 87,  issue 3, pp. 032916-1 - 032916-8, March, 2013. Matlab scripts available here.
  4. |B. C. Bispo, P. A. A. Esquef, L.W. P. Biscainho, A. de Lima, F. P. Freeland, R. A. de Jesus, A. Said, B. Lee, R. W. Schafer, and T. Kalker, "EW-PESQ: A Quality Assessment Method for Speech Signals Sampled at 48 kHz," in the Journal of the Audio Engineering Society, vol 58, no. 4, pp. 251 - 268, April 2010.
  5. |doi_icon R. Milovanov, P. Pietilä, M. Tervaniemi, and P. A. A. Esquef, "Foreign Language Pronunciation Skills and Musical Aptitude: A Study of Finnish Adults with Higher Education", in  Learning and Individual Differences, vol. 20, issue 1, pp. 56-60, February 2010.
  6. |L. O. Nunes, P. A. A. Esquef, and L. W. P. Biscainho, "FlexSM: a Flexible Sinusoidal Modeling System", Engineering Report in the Journal of the Audio Engineering Society, vol 57, no. 12, pp. 1042 - 1056, December 2009.
  7. doi_icon|R. Milovanov, M. HuotilainenP. A. A. Esquef, P. Alku, V. Välimäkiand M. Tervaniemi, ''The role of musical aptitude and language skills in preattentive duration processing in school-aged children," Neuroscience Letters, vol. 460, Issue 2, pp. 161-165, August 2009. 
  8. doi_icon|R. Milovanov, M. HuotilainenV. VälimäkiP. A. A. Esquef, and M. Tervaniemi, ''Musical aptitude and second language pronunciation skills in school-aged children: neural and behavioral evidence,'' Brain Research, vol. 1194, no. 15, pp. 81-89, February 2008. 
  9. doi_icon|P. A. A. Esquef and L. W. P. Biscainho, "An Efficient Model-Based Method for Reconstruction of Audio Signals across  Long Gaps", IEEE Trans. Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 1391-1400, July 2006. 
  10. doi_icon|P. A. A. EsquefM. Karjalainen, and V. Välimäki, "Frequency-Zooming ARMA Modeling for Analysis of Noisy String Instrument Tones", EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal ProcessingSpecial Issue on Digital Audio for Media Communications, vol. 2003, no. 10, pp. 953-967, September 2003.  
  11. |P. A. A. EsquefL. W. P. Biscainho, and V. Välimäki, "An Efficient Algorithm for the Restoration of Audio Signals Corrupted with Low-Frequency Pulses", Journal of the Audio Engineering  Society, vol.  51, no. 6, pp. 502-517, June 2003.
  12. |M. KarjalainenP. A. A. EsquefP. Antsalo, A. Mäkivirta, and V. Välimäki, ''Frequency-Zooming ARMA Modeling of Resonant and Reverberant Systems,'' Journal of the Audio Engineering Society, vol.  50, no. 12, pp. 1012-1029, December 2002.
  13. |P. A. A. EsquefV. Välimäki, and M. Karjalainen, "Restoration and enhancement of solo guitar recordings based on sound source modeling," Journal of the Audio Engineering Society, vol. 50, no. 4, pp. 227-236, April 2002. (Version with enhanced equation fonts) Companion webpage with data.

International Conference Papers

  1. |P. A. A. EsquefJ. A. Apolinário, Jr., and L. W. P. Biscainho, "Improved Edit Detection in Speech via ENF Patterns", in Proc. of the 7th IEEE International Workshop on Information Forensics and Security (WIFS), Rome, November 16-19, 2015, PID-3. Companion webpage with demos, databases & codes
  2. |P. A. A. Esquef and G. S. Welter, "Audio De-Thumping Using Huang's Empirical Mode Decomposition", in Proc. of the 14th International Conference on Digital Audio Effects, pp. 401-408, Paris, France, September 19-23, 2011.
  3. |L. O. Nunes, L. W. P. Biscainho, and P. A. A. Esquef, “A Database of Partial Tracks for Evaluation of Sinusoidal Models,” in the online Proc. of the 13th International Conference on Digital Audio Effects (Young Research and Student Forum), Austria, September, 2010.
  4. doi_icon|P. A. A. Esquef, L. W. P. Biscainho, L. O. Nunes, B. Lee, A. Said, A. Kalker, and R. W. Schafer, "Quality Assessment of Audio: Increasing Applicability Scope of Objective Methods via Prior Identification of Impairment Types," in Proc. IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing, PID-148, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, October 5-7, 2009.
  5. doi_icon|L. W. P. Biscainho, P. A. A. Esquef, F. P. Freeland, L. O. Nunes, A. F. Tygel, B. Lee, A. Said, T. Kalker, and R. W. Schafer,  "An Objective Method for Quality Assessment of Ultra-Wideband Speech Corrupted by Echo," in the Proc. IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing, PID-149, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, October 5-7, 2009.  Recipient of the Top 10% Paper Award.
  6. |A. A. de Lima, F. P. Freeland, P. A. A. Esquef, L. W. P. Biscainho, B. C. Bispo, R. A. de Jesus, S. L. NettoR. W. SchaferA. Said, B. Lee, and A. Kalker, "Reverberation Assessment in Audioband Speech Signals for Telepresence Systems," in Proc. International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications, pp. 257-262, Porto, Portugal, July 26-29, 2008.
  7. |L. O. Nunes, P. A. A. EsquefL. W. P. Biscainho, and R. Merched, "Partial Tracking in Sinusoidal Modeling: An Adaptive Prediction-Based RLS Lattice Solution," in Proc. International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications, pp. 84-91, Porto, Portugal, July 26-29, 2008.
  8. |M. Karjalainen, J. Pakarinen, C. Erkut, P. A. A. Esquef, and V. Välimäki, "Recent Advances in Physical Modeling with K- and W-Techniques," in Proc. 7th International Conference on Digital Audio Effects (DAFx'04), pp. 107-112, Naples, Italy, October 5-8, 2004.
  9. |K. Roth, I. KauppinenP. A. A. Esquef, and V. Välimäki, "Frequency Warped Burg's Method for AR-Modeling", in Proc. 2003 IEEE Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics (WASPAA'03), pp. 05-08, New Paltz, NY, USA, October 19-22, 2003. 
  10. |P. A. A. Esquef, V. Välimäki, K. Roth, and I. Kauppinen, "Interpolation of Long Gaps in Audio Signals Using the Warped Burg's Method", in Proc. 6th Int. Conf. Digital Audio Effects (DAFx-03), pp. 18-23 London, UK, September 8-11, 2003. 
  11. |M. Karjalainen, P. A. A. Esquef, and V. Välimäki, "Making of a Computer Carillon", in Proc. Stockholm Music Acoustics Conference (SMAC 03), pp. 339-342, Stockholm, Sweden, August 6-9, 2003.
  12. |M. Karjalainen, V. Välimäki, and P. A. A. Esquef, ''Efficient Modeling and Synthesis of Bell-Like Sounds,'' in Proc. 5th International Conference on Digital Audio Effects (DAFx-02), pp. 181-186, Hamburg, Germany, September 26-28, 2002.
  13. doi_icon|P. A. A. Esquef, M. Karjalainen, and V. Välimäki, "Detection of Clicks in Audio Signals Using Warped Linear Prediction", in Proc. 14th IEEE Int. Conf. on Digital Signal Processing (DSP2002), vol. 2, pp. 1085-1088, Santorini, Greece, July 01-03, 2002. 
  14. |P. A. A. Esquef, L. W. P. Biscainho, V. Välimäki, and M. Karjalainen, "Removal of Long Pulses from Audio Signals Using Two-pass Split Window Filtering", presented at the 112th AES Convention, preprint no. 5535, Munich, Germany, May 10-13, 2002. Companion webpage with data and demos.
  15. |M. Karjalainen, P. A. A. Esquef, P. Antsalo, A. Mäkivirta, and V. Välimäki, "AR/ARMA Analysis and Modeling of Modes in Resonant and Reverberant Systems", presented at the 112th AES Convention, preprint no. 5590, Munich, Germany, May 10-13, 2002. 
  16. |P. A. A. Esquef,  V. Välimäki,  and M. Karjalainen, "Restoration and enhancement of instrumental recordings based on sound source modeling," presented at the AES 110th Convention, preprint 5331, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, May 12-15, 2001. Companion webpage.
  17. doi_icon|L. W. P. Biscainho, P. S. R. Diniz, and P. A. A. Esquef, "ARMA processes in sub-bands with application to audio restoration," in Proc. 2001 IEEE Int. Symp. Circ. and Syst. (ISCAS'01), vol. 2, pp. 157-160, Sydney, Australia, May 6-9, 2001. 
  18. doi_icon|L. W. P. BiscainhoP. S. R. Diniz, and P. A. A. Esquef, "A Model for an ARMA Process Split in Subbands,'' in Proc. Int. Symp. Circ. and  Syst. (ISCAS'00), Geneve, Switzerland, vol. III, pp. 97-100, 2000. 
  19. |P. A. A. Esquef, L. W. P. BiscainhoP. S. R. Diniz, and F. P. Freeland, "A Double-Threshold-Based Approach to Impulsive Noise Detection in Audio Signals," in Proc. X European Signal Processing Conf. (EUSIPCO 2000), pp. 2041-2044, Tampere, Finland, September 2000. 
  20. |L. W. P. Biscainho, F. P. Freeland, P. A. A. Esquef, and P. S. R. Diniz, "Wavelet Shrinkage De-noising Applied to Real Audio Signals under Perceptual Evaluation," in Proc. X European Signal Processing Conf. (EUSIPCO 2000), pp. 2061-2064, Tampere, Finland, September 2000.

National Conference Papers and Technical Reports

  1. |G. S. Welter, P. A. A. Esquef, L. G. N. Martins, O. C. Acevedo, and G. A. Degrazia, "Correlações no Domínio Tempo-frequência", in Revista Ciência e Natura - Micrometeorologia, Edição Suplementar, vol. 33, no. 1, pp. 103-106, November 2011. (in Portuguese).
  2. J. C. P. FilhoP. A. A. Esquef, and L. W. P. Biscainho, “Classificação Automática de Sons de Instrumentos Musicais Usando Discriminantes Lineares”, in Proc. 6th AES-Brazil Conference, pp. 112-118, São Paulo, Brazil, May 2008 (in Portuguese).
  3. |L. O. Nunes, P. A. A. Esquef, and L. W. P. Biscainho, “Evaluation of Threshold-Based Algorithms for Detection of Spectral Peaks in Audio,” in Proc. 5th AES-Brazil Conference, pp. 66-73, São Paulo, Brazil, May 2007.
  4. |P. A. A. Esquef, R. Caetano, “ROCC - A Webcam-Mouse for People with Disabilities,” in Proc. XXV Brazilian Telecommunications Symposium, Recife, Brazil, September 2007.
  5. |P. A. A. Esquef,Interpolação de Sinais de Áudio Usando Polinômios do Par de Linhas Espectrais”, in Proc 2nd AES-Brazil Conference, São Paulo, Brazil, June 2004 (in Portuguese).
  6. |P. A. A. Esquef, "Interpolation of Long Gaps in Audio Signals Using Line Spectrum Pair Polynomials" Tech. Report 72, Laboratory of Acoustics and Audio Signal Processing, Helsinki University of Technology, Espoo, Finland, February 2004.
  7. |P. A. A. Esquef and V. Välimäki, "Design of an Efficient Inharmonic Digital Waveguide Filter for Synthesis of Hand-Bell Sounds," in Proc. 2003 Finnish Signal Processing Symp. (FINSIG'03), pp. 49-53, Tampere, Finland, May 19, 2003.
  8. |P. A. A. Esquef, V. Välimäki, and M. Karjalainen, "Audio restoration using sound source modeling," in Proc. 2001 Finnish Signal Processing Symp. (FINSIG'01), pp. 47-50, Espoo, Finland, June 5, 2001.
  9. |L. W. P. Biscainho, P. S. R. Diniz, and P. A. A. Esquef, "Investigação do Modelo para um Processo ARMA Dividido em Sub-bandas," in Proc 13th Brazilian Conf. on Automatics (CBA), Florianópolis, SC, Brazil, pp. 580-585, 2000. (in Portuguese)
  10. |P. A. A. Esquef, L. W. P. Biscainho, and P. S. R. Diniz, "Detecção de Pulsos Longos em Sinais de Áudio," in Proc. XVII Brazilian Symp. on Telecommunications (SBrT), Vila Velha, Brazil, pp. 191-196, 1999. (in Portuguese)
  11. |L. W. P. BiscainhoP. S. R. Diniz, and P. A. A. Esquef, "Aspectos da Detecção de Distúrbios Impulsivos em Sinais de Áudio Usando Técnicas Baseadas em Limiar," in Proc. XVII Brazilian Symp. on Telecommunications (SBrT), Vila Velha, Brazil, pp. 185-190, 1999. (in Portuguese)
  12. |P. A. A. Esquefand A. C. M. de Queiroz, “Implementação em DSP de um Sistema para Análises LOFAR e DEMON”, in Proc. IV Technology Meeting on Submarine Acoustics, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1999 (in Portuguese).

Author: Paulo Esquef