Richard F. Lyon

Dick Lyon has a long history of research and invention, including the optical mouse, speech and handwriting recognition, computational models of hearing, and color photographic image sensing and rendering. At Google he worked on Street View camera systems, and is now focused on machine hearing technology and applications.

Google Publications

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    The Intervalgram: An Audio Feature for Large-Scale Cover-Song Recognition

    Thomas C. Walters, David A. Ross, Richard F. Lyon

    From Sounds to Music and Emotions: 9th International Symposium, CMMR 2012, London, UK, June 19-22, 2012, Revised Selected Papers, Springer Berlin Heidelberg (2013), pp. 197-213

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    Automatically Discovering Talented Musicians with Acoustic Analysis of YouTube Videos

    Eric Nichols, Charles DuHadway, Hrishikesh Aradhye, Richard F. Lyon

    Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE 12th International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM), IEEE Computer Society, Washington, DC, USA, pp. 559-565

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    Modelling the Distortion Produced by Cochlear Compression

    Roy D. Patterson, Timothy Ives, Thomas C. Walters, Richard F. Lyon

    16th International Symposium on Hearing (2012)

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    A Pole-Zero Filter Cascade Provides Good Fits to Human Masking Data and to Basilar Membrane and Neural Data

    Richard F. Lyon

    Mechanics of Hearing (2011)

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    Auditory Sparse Coding

    Steven R. Ness, Thomas Walters, Richard F. Lyon

    Music Data Mining, CRC Press/Chapman Hall (2011)

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    Cascades of two-pole–two-zero asymmetric resonators are good models of peripheral auditory function

    Richard F. Lyon

    Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol. 130 (2011), pp. 3893-3904

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    Sparse coding of auditory features for machine hearing in interference

    Richard F. Lyon, Gal Chechik, Jay Ponte

    Proc. ICASSP, IEEE (2011)

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    Using a Cascade of Asymmetric Resonators with Fast-Acting Compression as a Cochlear Model for Machine-Hearing Applications

    Richard F. Lyon

    Autumn Meeting of the Acoustical Society of Japan (2011), pp. 509-512

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    Google Street View: Capturing the World at Street Level

    Dragomir Anguelov, Carole Dulong, Daniel Filip, Christian Frueh, Stéphane Lafon, Richard Lyon, Abhijit Ogale, Luc Vincent, Josh Weaver

    Computer, vol. 43 (2010)

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    History and Future of Auditory Filter Models

    Richard F. Lyon, Andreas G. Katsiamis, Emmanuel M. Drakakis

    Proc. ISCAS, IEEE (2010), pp. 3809-3812

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    Machine Hearing: An Emerging Field

    Richard F. Lyon

    IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, vol. 27 (2010), pp. 131-139

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    Sound Retrieval and Ranking Using Sparse Auditory Representations

    Richard F Lyon, Martin Rehn, Samy Bengio, Thomas C. Walters, Gal Chechik

    Neural Computation, vol. 22 (2010), pp. 2390-2416

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    A Biomimetic, 4.5 µW, 120+dB, Log-domain Cochlea Channel with AGC

    Andreas G. Katsiamis, Emmanuel M. Drakakis, Richard F. Lyon

    IEEE JSSC (Journal of Solid-State Circuits), vol. 44 (2009), pp. 1006-1022

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    Sound Ranking Using Auditory Sparse-Code Representations

    Martin Rehn, Richard F. Lyon, Samy Bengio, Thomas C. Walters, Gal Chechik

    ICML 2009 Workshop on Sparse Method for Music Audio

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    Large Scale Content-Based Audio Retrieval from Text Queries

    Gal Chechik, Eugene Ie, Martin Rehn, Samy Bengio, Richard F. Lyon

    ACM International Conference on Multimedia Information Retrieval (MIR), ACM (2008)

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    Practical Gammatone-Like Filters for Auditory Modeling

    Andreas G. Katsiamis, Emmanuel M. Drakakis, Richard F. Lyon

    EURASIP Journal on Audio, Speech, and Music Processing, vol. 2007 (2007), pp. 12