Dept. of Medical Physics and Acoustics - Signal Processing 
D-26111 Oldenburg 

Tel: +49-441-798 5470 
Fax: +49-441-798 3902 
E-mail: siqhk+1mon.vqdoclo(atg0x)uol.d61m7ej+wxv (si7htemongka.doclo@6nouol.dewf) 

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Bachelor and Master theses

Possible topics

Hörtechnik und Audiologie - Engineering Physics - Physik, Technik und Medizin

  • Speech enhancement and source separation based on deep neural networks
  • Multi-microphone noise reduction and dereverberation in acoustic sensor networks
  • Speech enhancement in hearables using in-ear and bone conduction microphones
  • Binaural noise reduction and cue preservation in hearing aids
  • Binaural source localization and mapping (SLAM)
  • Active noise control in headphones and hearables
  • Wind noise reduction
  • Near-end listening enhancement

In addition to the listed topics, also other topics in the area of acoustical or biomedical signal processing are possible. In case you're interested in a BSc/MSc thesis or a student research (HiWi) job, please contact Prof. Simon Doclo.

Current Bachelor/Master theses

Year Students Topic
 2020  Franz Kunze (Physik) Combined feedback cancellation and acoustical transparency for a multi-microphone earpiece
 2020  Robert Liebchen (H&A) Gray box modeling of loudspeaker nonlinearities to improve acoustic echo cancellation algorithms
 2020  Klaus Brümann (EP) Microphone geometry calibration in acoustic sensor networks
 2020  Henri Gode (EP) Convolutional beamforming for noise reduction and dereverberation
 2020  Wiebke Middelberg (EP) Acoustic sensor networks and binaural hearing aids
 2020  Veranika Boukun (EP) Speech enhancement using deep neural networks

Finished Master theses

Year Students Topic
 2020  Marc Kreuzhage (H&A) Active Noise Control for hearing devices using Delta-Sigma modulation and low-latency digital filter techniques
 2019  Christian Dachmann (H&A) Evaluation von Quellentrennungs-Algorithmen zur Sprachverständlichkeitsverbesserung von Rundfunk-Signalen
 2019  Max Zimmermann (H&A) Optimisation of single-channel DNN-based speech enhancement
 2019  Daniel Fejgin (EP) Semi-Automatic Magnetic Map Creation For Indoor Localization
 2018  Arne Pusch (H&A) Vorverarbeitung und Störgeräuschreduzierung von Sprache für die Wiedergabe in verhallter und geräuschhafter Umgebung
 2018  Marie-Anne Lacroix Binaural source localization for hearing aids incorporating an external microphone signal
 2018  Marvin Tammen (EP) Extension and Evaluation of Multichannel Diffuse Power Spectral Density Estimators
 2018  Jonas Klug (H&A) Development and Evaluation of Weighted Partial Noise Preservation Algorithms for Binaural Hearing Aids
 2018  Javier Deza Sorribas (H&A) Evaluating Feedback Cancellation using a Null-Steering Beamformer for Public Address Systems
 2017  Sven Wilksen (H&A) Analysis and evaluation of multichannel frequency-domain acoustic echo cancellation algorithms
 2015  David Hülsmeier (EP) Extension and Validation of Near-End Listening Enhancement Algorithms for Hearing-Impaired Listeners
 2014  Andreas Volgenandt (H&A) Analysis of multichannel noise reduction algorithms for spatially distributed microphones and sources
 2012  Henning Schepker (H&A) Development and evaluation of near-end listening enhancement algorithms
 2012  Christian Geldmann (Physik) Feinregistrierung von Aufnahmen aus Rasterkraft- und Rasterelektronenmikroskop
 2012  Christian Bartsch (H&A) Sensor Localization in Acoustic Sensor Networks
 2012  Sven Franz (H&A) Analysis of human and algorithmic ability to estimate relative speaker orientation
 2012  Marco Ruhland (H&A) Reduction of Gaussian, Supergaussian and Impulsive Noise by Processing of the Binary Masking Residual
 2011  Stephan Gerlach (H&A) Analysis of joint pitch and position estimation for simultaneous speakers
 2011  Christian Huisinga (Physik) Ein Modell zur Ausbreitung von Funkwellen in Gebäuden und die Integration in TOSSIM
 2010  Ina Kodrasi Sensor position optimization for superdirective beamforming
 2009  Kenneth De Noel, Mathias Vercruysse Active noise reduction for cars
 2007  Bram Cornelis, Karen Vanderloock Blind source separation and localisation of multiple speakers
 2006  Salih Gunaydin, Stein Heselmans Real-time implementation of multi-microphone noise reduction techniques in hearing aids
 2006  Jann Beckers, Lode Vandevenne Binaural signal processing for hearing aids: Compression
 2003  Steven Van Hoef Multi-Microphone Source Localisation and Noise Reduction Techniques for Speech Applications
 2001  Patrick Vandewalle Speech dereverberation techniques for voice-controlled systems
 2000  Dimitri Warnez Detection algorithms for echo and noise suppression applications
 1999  Ann Spriet, Koen Vanbleu Speech enhancement using iterative Wiener filtering techniques
 1999  Ruben Geeroms DSP implementation of spectral subtraction techniques for speech enhancement

Finished Bachelor theses

Year Students Topic
 2020  Haneul Lee (EP) Content provider quality evaluation based on traffic incident data
 2019  Lukas Driller (EP) Movement detection on point cloud based data sets from LiDAR systems
 2019  Wiebke Middelberg (EP) Combination of RTF Vector Estimates in Acoustic Sensor Networks
 2019  Marius Walz (EP) Binaural source localization using feedforward neural networks
 2018  Klaus Brümann (EP) Single-Channel Noise Reduction using Speech-Distortion Weighted Inter-Frame Wiener Filters
 2018  Kira Schlockermann (EP) Betrachtung von magnetorheologischen Fluiden in robotischen Anwendungsfeldern
 2017  Lukas Büsing (Physik) Time-frequency sparsity in speech dereverberation
 2016  Jannis Krumland (Physik) Adaptive Rückkopplungsunterdrückung in Hörgeräten
 2015  Markus Meister (EP) Entwicklung einer Arduino-Plattform zur Ansteuerung eines mobilen Roboters
 2014  Jakob Drefs (EP) Weiterentwicklung und Evaluation eines Algorithmus zur SII-basierten Sprachverständlichkeitsverbesserung in störgeräuschbehafteter Umgebung
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