Alexandru Nelus M.Sc.

Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Institut für Kommunikationsakustik
Fakultät für Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik
Universitätsstr. 150
D-44780 Bochum
Raum: ID/2/221

Email: alexandru.nelus@rub.de
Tel.: +49 234 32 25388

Publications

Nelus, A., Martin, R. (2018). “Gender discrimination versus speaker identification through privacy-aware adversarial feature extraction”, in Speech Communication; 13. ITG Symposium; Proceedings of, VDE, 2018.

Ebbers, J., Nelus, A., Martin, R., Häb-Umbach, R. (2018). “Evaluation of modulation-mfcc features and dnn classification for acoustic event detection”, in Deutsche Jahrestagung fur Akustik (DAGA), 2018.

Nelus, A., Gergen, S., Martin, R. (2017). “Analysis of temporal aggregation and dimensionality reduction on feature sets for speaker identification in wireless acoustic sensor networks”, in Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP), IEEE 19th International Workshop on, pp. 1–6, IEEE, 2017.

Nelus, A., Gergen, S., Taghia, J., Martin, R. (2016). “Towards opaque audio features for privacy in acoustic sensor networks”, in Speech Communication; 12. ITG Symposium; Proceedings of, pp. 1–5, VDE, 2016.

Nelus, A., Nicolae, M., Popescu, D. (2016). “Simulation framework for wsn used in monitoring of illegal tree cutting”, University Politehnica of Bucharest Scientific Bulletin Series C-Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, vol. 78, no. 3, pp. 27–38, 2016.

Awards

Best Student Paper Award at 13th ITG Conference on Speech Communication Oldenburg, October 10-12, 2018. Paper: Nelus, A, Martin, R. (2018). “Gender discrimination versus speaker identification through privacy-aware adversarial feature extraction”.

Other

Poster presentation Nelus, A., Martin, R. (2018). “Scalable audio features for clustering and classification with privacy constraints”, in Satellite Workshop „Acoustic Sensor Networks“, in Speech Communication; 13. ITG Symposium; 2018.

Organizer of Android @RUB Hackathon 2017, Institut für Kommunikationsakustik,
Ruhr-Universität Bochum.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/android-rub-hackathon-tickets-33657751240#

Coordinator of AppTeam Ruhr University Bochum, https://play.google.com/store/apps/developer?id=AppTeam+Ruhr+University+Bochum.

Teaching

Bachelor-Vertiefungspraktikum Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik IT-V3  WS15, WS16, WS17, WS18

Bachelor-Vertiefungsseminar Informationstechnik SS16, SS17, SS18

Grundlagen der Sprachsignalverarbeitung  WS16

Bachelor project supervision:

  • Extraction of MFCC features on Android based embedded  devices
  • Audio data acquisition and management on Android based embedded devices
  • Music genre classification using Mod-MFCC features
  • Neural Network based Feature Extraction for Gender Discrimination and Speaker Identification

Bachelor thesis supervision:

  • Audio feature extraction with privacy constraints on Android based embedded devices
  • Audio signal classification with privacy constraints on Android based embedded devices
  • Automatic classification of moving vehicles using audio signals
  • Generation of cryptographic keys using the available information of acoustic channels
  • Content- and context-based classification of music signals using deep neural networks

 

Foto Alexandru Nelus