Mr Nicolas Epain

Selected grants

2013

  • Next Generation Acoustic Sensor Arrays for Super Resolution Imaging; Epain N; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA).

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Jin, C., Guillon, P., Epain, N., Zolfaghari, R., van Schaik, A., Tew, A., Hetherington, C., Thorpe, J. (2014). Creating the Sydney York Morphological and Acoustic Recordings of Ears Database. IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, 16(1), 37-46. [More Information]
  • Jin, C., Epain, N., Parthy, A. (2014). Design, Optimization and Evaluation of a Dual-Radius Spherical Microphone Array. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, 22(1), 193-204. [More Information]
  • Epain, N., Jin, C. (2012). Independent component analysis using spherical microphone arrays. ACTA Acustica United with Acustica, 98(1), 91-102. [More Information]
  • Parthy, A., Epain, N., Van Schaik, F., Jin, C. (2011). Comparison of the measured and theoretical performance of a broadband circular microphone array. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 130(6), 3827-3837. [More Information]
  • Epain, N., Friot, E. (2008). Active control of sound inside a sphere via control of the acoustic pressure at the boundary surface. Journal of Sound and Vibration, 299(3), 587-604. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Wu, P., Epain, N., Jin, C. (2013). A Super-Resolution Beamforming Algorithm for Spherical Microphone Arrays Using a Compressed Sensing Approach. 2013 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Piscataway, NJ: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Noohi, T., Epain, N., Jin, C. (2013). Direction of Arrival Estimation for Spherical Microphone Arrays by Combination of Independent Component Analysis and Sparse Recovery. 2013 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Piscataway, NJ: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Epain, N., Jin, C. (2013). Super-Resolution Sound Field Imaging with Sub-Space Pre-Processing. 2013 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Piscataway, NJ: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Wu, P., Epain, N., Jin, C. (2012). A Dereverberation Algorithm For Spherical Microphone Arrays Using Compressed Sensing Techniques. 2012 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, Piscataway: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Wabnitz, A., Epain, N., Jin, C. (2012). A Frequency-Domain Algorithm to Upscale Ambisonic Sound Scenes. 2012 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, Piscataway: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Guillon, P., Zolfaghari, R., Epain, N., Van Schaik, F., Jin, C., Hetherington, C., Thorpe, J., Tew, A. (2012). Creating the Sydney York Morphological and Acoustic Recordings of Ears Database. 2012 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME 2012), Piscataway: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Cabrera, D., Miranda Jofre, L., Jin, C., Epain, N. (2012). Spatial analysis of acoustic support on auditorium stages: modelling and measurement using high-order transducers. Acoustics 2012 Fremantle: Acoustics, Development and the Environment, Fremantle, Western Australia: The Australian Acoustical Society Western Australian Division.
  • Wabnitz, A., Epain, N., Van Schaik, F., Jin, C. (2011). Time Domain Reconstruction of Spatial Sound Fields Using Compressed Sensing. IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing ICASSP 2011, Piscataway, USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Wabnitz, A., Epain, N., McEwan, A., Jin, C. (2011). Upscaling Ambisonic sound scenes using compressed sensing techniques. 2011 IEEE Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics (WASPAA 2011), Piscataway, USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Epain, N., Jin, C., Van Schaik, F. (2010). Blind Source Separation Using Independent Component Analysis In The Spherical Harmonic Domain. 2nd International Symposium on Ambisonics and Spherical Acoustics, Paris, France: IRCAM (Institut de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique/Musique).
  • Epain, N., Guillon, P., Kan, A., Kosobrodov, R., Sun, D., Jin, C., Van Schaik, F. (2010). Objective evaluation of a three-dimensional sound field reproduction system. 20th International Congress on Acoustics ICA 2010, Sydney, Australia: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Wabnitz, A., Epain, N., Jin, C., Van Schaik, F. (2010). Room acoustics simulation for multichannel microphone arrays. International Symposium on Room Acoustics (ISRA 2010), Australia: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Epain, N., Jin, C., Van Schaik, F. (2009). The application of compressive sampling to the analysis and synthesis of spatial sound fields. Audio Engineering Society 127th Convention, USA: Audio Engineering Society.
  • Epain, N. (2008). Improving spherical microphone arrays. 124th Audio Engineering Society Convention (AES 124th Convention).
  • Epain, N., Daniel, J. (2008). Pushing the frequency limits of spherical microphone arrays. Joint Workshop on Hands-free Speech Communication and Microphone Arrays 2008. (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Epain, N., Friot, E. (2006). 3D reproduction of low-frequency sound fields using the boundary pressure control method. International Symposium on Active Control of Sound and Vibration 2006.
  • Epain, N., Friot, E., Winninger, M. (2006). Experience de controle actif global du bruit dans une sphere. 8eme Congres Francais d'Acoustique.
  • Epain, N., Herzog, P., Rabau, G., Friot, E. (2006). Preliminary work about the reproduction of sonic boom signals for perception studies. 17th International Symposium on Nonlinear Acoustics including the International Sonic Boom Forum. [More Information]

2014

  • Jin, C., Guillon, P., Epain, N., Zolfaghari, R., van Schaik, A., Tew, A., Hetherington, C., Thorpe, J. (2014). Creating the Sydney York Morphological and Acoustic Recordings of Ears Database. IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, 16(1), 37-46. [More Information]
  • Jin, C., Epain, N., Parthy, A. (2014). Design, Optimization and Evaluation of a Dual-Radius Spherical Microphone Array. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, 22(1), 193-204. [More Information]

2013

  • Wu, P., Epain, N., Jin, C. (2013). A Super-Resolution Beamforming Algorithm for Spherical Microphone Arrays Using a Compressed Sensing Approach. 2013 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Piscataway, NJ: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Noohi, T., Epain, N., Jin, C. (2013). Direction of Arrival Estimation for Spherical Microphone Arrays by Combination of Independent Component Analysis and Sparse Recovery. 2013 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Piscataway, NJ: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Epain, N., Jin, C. (2013). Super-Resolution Sound Field Imaging with Sub-Space Pre-Processing. 2013 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Piscataway, NJ: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]

2012

  • Wu, P., Epain, N., Jin, C. (2012). A Dereverberation Algorithm For Spherical Microphone Arrays Using Compressed Sensing Techniques. 2012 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, Piscataway: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Wabnitz, A., Epain, N., Jin, C. (2012). A Frequency-Domain Algorithm to Upscale Ambisonic Sound Scenes. 2012 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, Piscataway: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Guillon, P., Zolfaghari, R., Epain, N., Van Schaik, F., Jin, C., Hetherington, C., Thorpe, J., Tew, A. (2012). Creating the Sydney York Morphological and Acoustic Recordings of Ears Database. 2012 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME 2012), Piscataway: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Epain, N., Jin, C. (2012). Independent component analysis using spherical microphone arrays. ACTA Acustica United with Acustica, 98(1), 91-102. [More Information]
  • Cabrera, D., Miranda Jofre, L., Jin, C., Epain, N. (2012). Spatial analysis of acoustic support on auditorium stages: modelling and measurement using high-order transducers. Acoustics 2012 Fremantle: Acoustics, Development and the Environment, Fremantle, Western Australia: The Australian Acoustical Society Western Australian Division.

2011

  • Parthy, A., Epain, N., Van Schaik, F., Jin, C. (2011). Comparison of the measured and theoretical performance of a broadband circular microphone array. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 130(6), 3827-3837. [More Information]
  • Wabnitz, A., Epain, N., Van Schaik, F., Jin, C. (2011). Time Domain Reconstruction of Spatial Sound Fields Using Compressed Sensing. IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing ICASSP 2011, Piscataway, USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Wabnitz, A., Epain, N., McEwan, A., Jin, C. (2011). Upscaling Ambisonic sound scenes using compressed sensing techniques. 2011 IEEE Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics (WASPAA 2011), Piscataway, USA: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]

2010

  • Epain, N., Jin, C., Van Schaik, F. (2010). Blind Source Separation Using Independent Component Analysis In The Spherical Harmonic Domain. 2nd International Symposium on Ambisonics and Spherical Acoustics, Paris, France: IRCAM (Institut de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique/Musique).
  • Epain, N., Guillon, P., Kan, A., Kosobrodov, R., Sun, D., Jin, C., Van Schaik, F. (2010). Objective evaluation of a three-dimensional sound field reproduction system. 20th International Congress on Acoustics ICA 2010, Sydney, Australia: Australian Acoustical Society.
  • Wabnitz, A., Epain, N., Jin, C., Van Schaik, F. (2010). Room acoustics simulation for multichannel microphone arrays. International Symposium on Room Acoustics (ISRA 2010), Australia: Australian Acoustical Society.

2009

  • Epain, N., Jin, C., Van Schaik, F. (2009). The application of compressive sampling to the analysis and synthesis of spatial sound fields. Audio Engineering Society 127th Convention, USA: Audio Engineering Society.

2008

  • Epain, N., Friot, E. (2008). Active control of sound inside a sphere via control of the acoustic pressure at the boundary surface. Journal of Sound and Vibration, 299(3), 587-604. [More Information]
  • Epain, N. (2008). Improving spherical microphone arrays. 124th Audio Engineering Society Convention (AES 124th Convention).
  • Epain, N., Daniel, J. (2008). Pushing the frequency limits of spherical microphone arrays. Joint Workshop on Hands-free Speech Communication and Microphone Arrays 2008. (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

2006

  • Epain, N., Friot, E. (2006). 3D reproduction of low-frequency sound fields using the boundary pressure control method. International Symposium on Active Control of Sound and Vibration 2006.
  • Epain, N., Friot, E., Winninger, M. (2006). Experience de controle actif global du bruit dans une sphere. 8eme Congres Francais d'Acoustique.
  • Epain, N., Herzog, P., Rabau, G., Friot, E. (2006). Preliminary work about the reproduction of sonic boom signals for perception studies. 17th International Symposium on Nonlinear Acoustics including the International Sonic Boom Forum. [More Information]

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