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Professional Experiences

October 2013 - Now: (Current job)
Associate Research on Praise European project
Sony CSL, Paris, France
Keywords: Music Education, VirtualBand, Automatic Musical Accompaniement.

April 2012 - October 2013:
Researcher and developer on Quaero project
IRCAM, Paris, France
Involved in the Quaero Work Package 11.4 "Audio Identification and Fingerprinting".
•   Participation to the 2012 Quaero Evaluation campaign.
•   Keywords: Audio Fingerprinting, Audio Identification, Nearest Neighbours, Indexing, Double-Nested FFT.

Sept 2011 - March 2012:
Researcher and developer on ANR HybRadio project
Vizion'R, Paris, France
Development of a broadcast synchronization system prototype based on audio fingerprinting techniques.

Jan 2010 - July 2011:
Researcher and developer on Quaero project
IRCAM, Paris, France
Involved in the Quaero Work Package 11.4 "Audio Identification and Fingerprinting".
•   Participation to the 2010 and 2011 Quaero Evaluation campaigns.
•   Keywords: Audio Fingerprinting, Audio Identification, Nearest Neighbours, Indexing, Double-Nested FFT.

2006-2009:
PhD Engineer in Audio Indexing
RTL / TELECOM ParisTech, Paris, France
Research and Development on the creation of an automatic system of indexation for the station archives.
•   Participation to the Quaero Work Package 6.1 "Audio Segmentation, Analysis and Classification"
•   Participation to the 2008 french evaluation campaign ESTER 2 on audio transcription.
•   Building of a digital radio prototype enhanced with multimedia content generated in real-time.

March-Aug 2006:
Internship on Audio Classification and Segmentation in Infom@gic project
TELECOM ParisTech, Paris, France
Design of a Speech/Music classification system, based on Support Vector Machines
•   Best results compared to the 2004 ESTER evaluation campaign (SES task).
•   Keywords: Support Vector Machines – SVM – Audio Classification - Speech/Music - Audio Blind Segmentation - One-class SVM

2004-2005:
Internship on Computer Vision
SNCF Innovation and Research, Paris, France
Design of a prototype for the automatic recognition of train carriages number plates through a WiFi network.
•   Based on the Matrox Imaging Library (MIL).
•   Keywords: WiFi - Computer Vision - Number Plate Recognition - Matrox Imaging Library - MIL - OCR.

May-July 2003:
Internship on Automatic Music Transcription
INRIA Paris, France - FRACTALES Department
Research and Development on an automatic Music Transcription algorithm (audio to MIDI).

Education

2006-2009 :
PhD in Audio Indexing
TELECOM ParisTech, Paris, France
•   Title: "Classification automatique de flux radiophoniques par Machines à Vecteurs de Support" ("Automatic Classification of Broadcast Streams with Support Vector Machines").
•   Directors: Gaël Richard and Bertrand David.
•   With honors: mention très honorable.
•   Keywords: Support Vector Machines – SVM – Kernel Target Alignement – KTA – Kernels – Audio classification – Audio segmentation – Speech/music – Feature selection.

2005-2006:
Master's degree ATIAM (Acoustics, Signal Processing and Computer science applied to Music)
Paris VI University (Jussieu) / IRCAM, Paris, France
•   With honours: summa cum laude (mention TB).
•   Keywords: Audio Signal Processing - Computer Science for Music - Audio Indexing - Acoustics - Acoustic of Musical Instruments - Contemporary Music History

2003-2004:
Double degree (Erasmus European Program Exchange)
ETSIT (Escuela Tecnica Superior de Ingenieros de Telecomunication), Madrid, Spain
Double degree with ENSTA.

2001-2004:
Ingénieur ENSTA: Master's degree in Computer Science
ENSTA ParisTech (Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Techniques Avancées), Paris, France
•   Major in Computer Science.