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Personal Information

Education:

 

- Ph.D. Brain Engineering, KAIST, 2003~2007

- Visiting Scholar, UCSD, 2004~2006

- M.S. Electrical Engineering, KAIST, 2001~2003

- B.S. Electrical Engineering, Hanyang University, 1997~2001

 

     Current position: Senior Engineer, Qualcomm, 2010 ~ Present

     Research interests: Machine Learning and Signal Processing

Selected Projects

Research and Development

 

- Dual Microphone Noise Reduction for Comfortable Voice Call, LG Electronics [video]

- Development of Artificial Brain Prototype and Office mates, KAIST [video]

- Blind sorce separation and its application to audio separation, UCSD and Softmax Inc. [video]

- The RUBI (a social robot) Project, UCSD and Sony Corp. [link]

Selected Publications

Journal Papers

- Taesu Kim, "Real-time independent vector analysis for convolutive blind source separation," (to appear in IEEE Trans. Circuits and Systems I)

- Intae Lee, Taesu Kim, and Te-Won Lee, "Fixed-point independent vector analysis algorithms for convolutive blind source separation," Signal Processing, vol. 87, no. 8, 2007. [pdf][code]

- Taesu Kim, Hagai Attias, Soo-Young Lee, and Te-Won Lee, "Blind source separation exploiting higher-order frequency dependencies," IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing, vol. 15, no. 1, 2007. [sound demo][pdf][code]

- Torbjørn Eltoft, Taesu Kim, and Te-Won Lee, "On the multivariate Laplace distribution," IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 13, no. 5, 2006.[pdf]

- Taesu Kim and Soo-Young Lee, "Learning self-organized topology-preserving complex speech features at primary auditory cortex," Neurocomputing, June, 2005.[pdf]

- Hyung-Min Park, Jong-Hwan Lee, Taesu Kim, Un-Min Bae, Byung-Taek Kim, and Soo-Young Lee, "Modeling auditory pathway for intelligent information acquisition," International Journal of Information Acquisition, vol.1 issue 4, 2004.[pdf]

- Chang-Min Kim, Hyung-Min Park, Taesu Kim, Soo-Young Lee, and Yoon-Kyung Choi, "FPGA Implementation of ICA Algorithm for Blind Signal Separation and Active Noise Canceling," IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, vol.14 issue 5, 2003.[pdf]

 

Book Chapters

 

- Intae Lee, Taesu Kim, and Te-Won Lee, "Independent Vector Analysis for Convolutive Blind Speech Separation," in Blind Speech Separation by S. Makino, T.-W. Lee and H. Sawada, Springer, 2007.[pdf]

Conference Papers

  

- Ho-Seon Shin, Min-Seok Choi, Taesu Kim, and Hong-Koo Kang, "Binaural loudness based speech reinforcement with a closed-form solution, "IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Dallas, Texas, USA, March, 2010.

- Ho-Seon Shin, Hong-Koo Kang, Min-Seok Choi, and Taesu Kim, "Speech reinforcement based on binaural loudness model," The 4th Beijing-Hong Kong International Doctorial Forum, Hong Kong, China, Aug., 2009.

 

- Jaehyung Lee, Taesu Kim, and Soo-Young Lee, "Robust Independent Component Analysis using Quadratic Negentropy," International Conference on Independent Component Analysis and Blind Source Separation, LNCS 4666, London, UK, Sept., 2007.[pdf]

- Jaehyung Lee, Taesu Kim, and Soo-Young Lee, ""Generalized negentropy for statistical dependence," IEEE International Conference on Information Acquisition, Jeju, Korea, July, 2007.[pdf]

 

- Taesu Kim, Intae Lee, and Te-Won Lee, "Independent Vector Analysis: concept and algorithms," Asilomar conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Oct, 2006.[pdf]

- Taesu Kim, Hagai Attias, Soo-Young Lee, and Te-Won Lee, "Frequency domain blind source separation exploiting higher-order dependencies," IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Toulouse, France, May, 2006.[pdf]

- Taesu Kim, Torbjørn Eltoft, and Te-Won Lee, "Independent Vector Analysis: an extension of ICA to multivariate components," International Conference on Independent Component Analysis and Blind Source Separation, LNCS 3889, Charleston, SC, USA, May, 2006.[pdf]

- Intae Lee, Taesu Kim, and Te-Won Lee, "Complex Fast IVA: A robust maximum likelihood approach of MICA for convolutive BSS," International Conference on Independent Component Analysis and Blind Source Separation, LNCS 3889, Charleston, SC, USA, March, 2006.[pdf]

- Torbjørn Eltoft, Taesu Kim, and Te-Won Lee, "Multivariate scale mixture of Gaussians modeling," International Conference on Independent Component Analysis and Blind Source Separation, LNCS 3889, Charleston, SC, USA, May, 2006.[pdf]

- Taesu Kim, Hagai Attias, Soo-Young Lee, and Te-Won Lee, "Robust time delay estimation in noisy reverberant environments with a probabilistic graphical model, " IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Philadelphia, PA, USA, March, 2005.[pdf]

- Taesu Kim and Soo-Young Lee, "Learning self-organized topology-preserving complex speech features at primary auditory cortex,"  Annual Computational Neuro Science meeting, Baltimore, MD, USA, July, 2004.

- Hyung-Min Park, Taesu Kim, and Soo-Young Lee, "Blind Source Separation and Adaptive Noise Control with Filterbank based Independent Component Analysis," International Congress on Acoustics, Kyoto, Japan, April, 2004.[pdf]

- Taesu Kim, Hyung-Min Park, and Soo-Young Lee, "Adaptive Noise Canceling Using Convolved Reference Noise based on Independent Component Analysis," International Conference on Independent Component Analysis and Blind Source Separation, Nara, Japan, April, 2003.[pdf]

 

Thesis

 

- Taesu Kim, "Independent Vector Analysis," Ph. D. Thesis, KAIST, Feb., 2007.[pdf]

- Taesu Kim, "Adaptive Noise Canceling for Speech Signals based on Independent Component Analysis," M.S. Thesis, KAIST, Feb., 2003.[pdf]

Patents

- Taesu Kim, and Te-Won Lee, "Systems and methods for blind source signal separation," UCSD, PCT app. no. PCT/US2006/007496, UCSD, Mar. 1, 2006.

 

- Taesu Kim, Hye-Jeong Jeon, Gun-Ho Song, and Seungil Kim, "Method for processing sound source in terminal and terminal using the same," LG Electronics, Korean Patent app. no. 10-2009-0076766, Aug. 19, 2009.

 

- Taesu Kim, Hye-Jeong Jeon, and Sang-Hwan Moon, "Method for obtaining voice in terminal and terminal using the same," LG Electronics, Korean Patent app. no. 10-2009-0065503, Jul. 17, 2009.

 

- Taesu Kim, Ho-Seon Shin, and Hong-Koo Kang, "Audio outputting device and method for outputting audio," LG Electronics, Korean Patent app. no. 10-2009-0039443, May 6, 2009.

 

- Seungil Kim, Min-Seok Choi, Hye-Jeong Jeon, Hong-Koo Kang, Sang-Hwan Moon, and Taesu Kim, "Impulsive noise detector and method thereof," LG Electronics, Korean Patent app. no. 10-2008-0130130, Dec. 19, 2008.

 

- Sung-Moon Cho, Hye-Jeong Jeon, Sang-Hwan Moon, Taesu Kim, Gun-Ho Song, and Seungil Kim, "Method and apparatus for synchronizing audio data and image," LG Electronics, Korean Patent app. no. 10-2008-0040775, Apr. 30, 2008.

 

- Taesu Kim, Seungil Kim, Gun-Ho Song, and Hye-Jeong Jeon, "Method for processing for an audio signal and apparatus for implementing the same," LG Electronics, Korean Patent app. no. 10-2007-0139699, Dec. 28, 2007.

 

- Seungil Kim, Taesu Kim, Sung-Moon Cho, Sang-Hwan Moon, Gun-Ho Song, and Hye-Jeong Jeon, "Method for tracing the sound source and apparatus thereof," LG Electronics, Korean Patent app. no. 10-2007-0081787, Aug. 14, 2007.

 

 

Contact information

Postal Address

Korea R&D Center

Qualcomm Korea Ltd.

1303-22 Seocho-dong, Seocho-gu

Seoul 137-920, Republic of Korea

Tel. 82-2-530-9902

E-mail: dr.taesu.kim (at) gmail (dot) com

Home page: http://inc.ucsd.edu/~taesu

 

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