JUDY BROWN

Professor of Physics

Field:

Audio Signal Processing

Education:

Rice University BA

University of California, Berkeley PhD

Research interests:

Machine Perception of Music and Acoustics of Marine Mammals

Recent (and Less Recent) Publications:

Brown, J.C., and Puckette, M.S., (1989). ``Calculation of a Narrowed Autocorrelation Function", J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 85, 1595-1601.

Brown, J.C., (1991). ``Calculation of a Constant Q Spectral Transform" J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 89 425-434.

Palmer, C. and Brown, J.C., (1991). ``Investigations in the amplitude of sounded piano tones" J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 90 60-66.

Brown, J.C. and Zhang, B. (1991). "Musical Frequency Tracking using the Methods of Conventional and 'Narrowed' Autocorrelation" J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 89. 2346-2354.

Brown, J.C. and Puckette, M.S. (1992). "An Efficient Algorithm for the Calculation of a Constant Q Transform", J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 92, 2698-2701. (1992)

Brown, J.C. (1992). "Musical Fundamental Frequency Tracking using a Pattern Recognition Method" J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 92, 1394-1402.

Brown, J.C., and Puckette, M.S., (1993). "A High Resolution Fundamental Frequency Determination Based on Phase Changes of the Fourier Transform" , J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 94, 662 - 667.

Brown, J.C., (1993). "Determination of the Meter of Musical Scores by Autocorrelation" , J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 94, 1953-1957.

Brown, J.C. (1996). "Frequency ratios of spectral components of musical sounds" J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 99, 1210-1218.

Brown, J.C. and Vaughn, K.V. (1996). "Pitch center of stringed instrument vibrato tones", J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 100, 1728-1735.

Brown, J.C. (1997). "Calculation of a Constant Q Spectral Transform" reprinted in Research papers in violin acoustics, 1975-1993 Ed. Carleen Hutchins 35-44.

Puckette, M.S. and Brown J.C. (1998). "Accuracy of frequency estimates using the phase vocoder" , IEEE Trans on Speech and Audio Processing 6, 166-176.

Brown, J.C. (1999). ``Computer identification of musical instruments using pattern recognition with cepstral coefficients as features'' J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 105, 1933-1941.

Brown, J.C., Houix, O., and McAdams, S. (2001). ``Feature dependence in the automatic identification of musical woodwind instruments" J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 109, 1064-1072.

Brown, J.C. and Smaragdis, P. (2004). ``Independent Component Analysis for Automatic Note Extraction from Musical Trills '' , J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 115, 2295-2306.

Brown, J. C., A. Hodgins-Davis, and P. J. O. Miller (2006). ``Classification of vocalizations of killer whales using dynamic time warping'' , J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 119, EL34-EL40.

Brown, J. C. and P.J.O. Miller (2006). ``Classifying Killer Whale Vocalization Using Time Warping,'' , Acoustics Today, July 2006 (Echoes 16), 45-47.

Ellis, D.P.W., B. Raj, J.C. Brown, M. Slaney, P. Smaragdis (2006). ``Editorial for Special Section on Statistical and Perceptual Audio Processing," IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing Vol 14 NO. 1 pp 2-4.

Brown, J. C. and P.J.O. Miller (2006). ``Classifying Killer Whale Vocalization Using Time Warping,'' , Acoustics Today, July 2006 (Echoes 16), 45-47.

Brown, J.C. (2007). ``Fundamental Frequency Tracking and Applications to Musical Signal Analysis'' in Sound of Music: Analysis, Synthesis and Perception Ed: J.W. Beauchamp, Springer Verlag, New York.

Brown, J. C., and P.J.O. Miller (2007). ``Automatic classification of killer whale vocalizations using dynamic time warping,'' J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 122, 1201-1207.

Brown, J.C. (2008). "Mathematics of pulsed vocalizations with application to killer whale biphonation," J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 123, 2875-2883.

Brown, J.C. and P. Smaragdis (2009). ``Hidden Markov and Gaussian mixture models for automatic call classification" J.Acoust. Soc. Am. 125, EL221-224.

. Brown, J.C. and P. Smaragdis (2010). ``Automatic identification of individual killer whales" J.Acoust. Soc. Am. 128, EL93-98.

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Conference Proceedings and Abstracts:

See also Judy Brown's PHOTOS.

Email to jbrown at wellesley dot edu.