Yi-Wen Liu


Publication List (updated in April 2021) 

Journal Papers (selected)

Chou, H.-C., Liu, Y.-W., and Lee, C.-C. (2021). "Automatic deception detection using multiple speech and language communicative descriptors in dialogs," APSIPA Trans. Signal and Info. Process., 10(e5), 1-9. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/ATSIP.2021.6

Liu, T.-C., Liu, Y.-W., and Wu, H.-T. (2021). "Denoising click-evoked otoacoustic emission signals by optimal shrinkage," J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 149(4), 2659-2670. DOI: 10.1121/10.0004264

Liu, Y.-W., Kao, S.-L., Wu, H.-T., Liu, T.-C., Fang, T.-Y., and Wang, P.-C. (2020). "Transient-evoked otoacoustic emission signals predicting outcomes of acute sensorineural hearing loss in patients with Meniere's disease," Acta Oto-Laryngologica 140(3), 230-235.

Liu, Y.-W. (2020) "Otoacoustic emissions of the 4th kind: Nonlinear reflection," Acoust. Sci. & Tech. (Japan) 41(1), 204-208.

Wu, H.-T., and Liu, Y.-W. (2018) "Analyzing transient-evoked otoacoustic emissions by concentration of frequency and time," J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 144(1), 448-466.

Liu, Y.-W. and Liu, T.-C. (2016). “Quasilinear reflection as a possible mechanism for suppressor-induced otoacoustic emission,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 140, 4193-4203.

S.-W. Chiu, †J.-H. Wang, †K.-H. Chang, †T.-H. Chang, †C.-M. Wang, †C.-L. Chang, C.-T. Tang, C.-F. Chen, C.-H. Shih, H.-W. Kuo, L.-C. Wang, H. Chen, C.-C. Hsieh, M.-F. Chang, Y.-W. Liu, T.-J. Chen, C.-H. Yang, H. Chiueh, J.-M. Shyu, and *K.-T. Tang. (2014). “A fully integrated nose-on-a-chip for rapid diagnosis of ventilator-associated pneumonia,” IEEE Trans. Biomed. Circuits and Sys. 8(6), 765-778.

Liu, Y.-W. (2014). “Stationary noise responses in a nonlinear model of cochlear mechanics: Iterative solutions in the frequency domain,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 136, 1788-1796.

Liu, Y.-W., and Neely, S.T. (2013). “Suppression tuning of distortion-product otoacoustic emissions: Results from cochlear mechanics simulation,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 133, 951-961.

Liu, Y.-W., and Stephen T. Neely. (2010). "Distortion-product emissions from a cochlear model with nonlinear mechanoelectrical transduction in outer hair cells," J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 127, 2420-2432.

Douglas H. Keefe, Denis Fitzpatrick, Yi-Wen Liu, Chris A. Sanford, and Michael P. Gorga. (2010). "Wideband acoustic reflex test in a test battery to predict middle-ear dysfunction," Hearing Research, 263, 52-65.

Chris A. Sanford, Douglas H. Keefe, Yi-Wen Liu, Denis Fitzpatrick, Ryan W. McCreery, Dawna E. Lewis, and Michael P. Gorga. (2009). "Sound conduction effects on distortion-product otoacoustic emission screening outcomes in newborn infants: Test performance of wideband acoustic transfer functions and 1-kHz tympanometry," Ear and Hearing. 30, 635-652.

Liu, Y.-W. and Stephen T. Neely. (2009). "Outer hair cell electromechanical properties in a nonlinear piezoelectric model," J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 126, 751-761.

Liu, Y.-W., Chris Sanford, John Ellison, Denis Fitzpatrick, Michael Gorga, and Douglas Keefe. (2008). "Wideband absorbance tympanometry using pressure sweeps: System develpment and results in normal hearing adults," J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 124, 3708-3719.

Liu, Y.-W. and Julius Smith. (2007) "Audio Watermarking through Deterministic plus Stochastic (D+S) Signal Decomposition," EURASIP J. Information Security, vol. 2007, article ID 75961

Book Chapters

Liu, Y.-W. (2012). “Hilbert transform and its applications,” in Fourier Transforms Applications, pp. 291-300. Rijeka, Croatia: Intech open-source publisher.

Liu, Y.-W. and Neely, S.T. (2012). “Quasilinear cochlear responses to noise can result from instantaneous nonlinearities,” to appear in What Fire is in Mine Ears: Progress in Auditory Biomechanics, C. A. Shera and E. Olson (Eds.). New York: American Institutes of Physics, pp. 218-223.

Stephen T. Neely and Yi-Wen Liu. (2009). "Retrograde propagation of cochlear distortion," in Concepts and Challenges in the Biophysics of Hearing. N.P. Cooper and D.T. Kemp (Eds.). Singapore: World Scientific. pp. 55-61.

Yi-Wen Liu (2007). "Audio watermarking through parametric synthesis models," in Digital Audio Watermarking Techniques and Technologies: Applications and Benchmarking. Nedeljko Cvejic (Edi.). Hershey, PA: Idea Group, Inc.

Conference Papers (selected)

Chih-Yuan Koh, You-Siang Chen, Yi-Wen Liu, Mingsian Bai (2021). "Sound event detection by consistency training and pseudo-labeling with feature-pyramid convolutional recurrent neural networks," to appear in IEEE Int. Conf. Acoust., Speech, & Signal Process. (ICASSP), Toronto, June 2021.

Chih-Hsiang Huang, Po-Hao Wu, Yi-Wen Liu, Shan-Hung Wu (2021). "Attacking and defending behind a psychoacoustics-based CAPTCHA," to appear in ICASSP, Toronto, June 2021.

Chan-Chuan Chu, Fu-Rong Yang, Yi-Jhe Lee, Yi-Wen Liu, and Shan-Hung Wu (2020). "MPop600: A Mandarin popular song database with aligned audio, lyrics, and musical scores for singing voice synthesis," Proc. APSIPA Annual Summit and Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, Dec. 2020, pp. 1647-1652.

Huang-Cheng Chou, Y.-W. Liu, and Chi-Chun Lee (2019). "Joint learning of conversational temporal dynamics and acoustic features for speech deception detection in dialog games," in Proc. Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association (APSIPA) Annual Summit and Conference, Lanzhou, China. Nov. 2019. (Best Paper Award)

Chih-Hsiang Huang, Huang-Cheng Chou, Yi-Tong Wu, Chi-Chun Lee, and Y.-W. Liu (2019). "Acoustic indicators of deception in mandarin daily conversations recorded from an interactive game," Proc. Interspeech, Graz, Austria, Sep. 2019.

Tsung-Tai Liao, Ching-Yun Hsu, Han-Wen Lien, and Y.-W. Liu (2019). "The pitch of synchronized spontaneous otoacoustic emission does not sound familiar to ears that emit it," Proc. 23rd Int. Congress on Acoust. (ICA), Aachen, Germany, Sep. 2019, pp. 6558-6563.

Bang-Yin Chen, Tzu-Chi Liu, and Y.-W. Liu (2019). "Stereo source separation in the frequency domain: Solving the permutation problem by a sliding k-means method," Proc. IEEE ICASSP, Brighton, UK, May 2019, pp. 4250-4254.

Hsueh-Wei Liao, Jong-Yi Huang, Shih-Syuan Lan, Tsung-Han Lee, Y.-W. Liu, and Mingsian R. Bai (2018). "Sound event classification by a deep neural network with attention and minimum variance distortionless response enhancement," IEEE Detection and Classification of Acoustic Scenes and Events (DCASE) challenge, Nov. 2018, Surrey, UK [technical report]. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.24025.57443

Yi-Jhe Lee, Bang-Yin Chen, Yun-Ting Lai, Hsueh-Wei Liao, Ting-Chun Liao, Sheng-Lun Kao, Kuan-Yi Kang, Chun-Tang Hsu, and Y.-W. Liu (2018) "Examining the influence of word tonality on pitch contours when singing in Mandarin," The 21st Conf. Oriental Committee for the Co-ordination and Standardisation of Speech Databases and Assessment Techniques (O-COCOSDA), Miyazaki, Japan, May 2018. (Best student paper award)

Yu-Huai Peng, Chin-Cheng Hsu, Yi-Chiao Wu, Hsin-Te Hwang, Y.-W. Liu, Yu Tsao, and Hsin-Min Wang (2017) "Fast locally linear embedding algorithm for exemplar-based voice conversion," Proc. APSIPA Annual Summit and Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.(Best poster award)

Bo-Rui Chen*, Huang-Yi Lee*, Y.-W. Liu (2017), "Unmixing convolutive mixtures by exploiting amplitude co-modulation: methods and evaluation on mandarin speech recordings," in Proc. 2017 Interspeech, Stockholm, Sweden. DOI: 10.21437/Interspeech.2017-1227

Ying-Hui Lai, Chun-Hao Wang, Shi-Yan Hou, Bang-Yin Chen, Yu Tsao, Yi-Wen Liu  (2016). “DCASE report for task 3: sound event detection in real life audio,” in IEEE Detection and Classification of Acoustic Scenes and Events (DCASE) challenge, September 2016, Budapest, Hungary.

Liu, T.-C., and Liu, Y.-W. (2016). “Investigating the cochlear contribution to auditory pre-masking,” in Proc. Int. Congress on Acoustics, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Li, C.-W. and Liu, Y.-W. (2016). “Posterior probabilistic modeling for inter-channel phase and time difference estimation in audio signals,” IEEE ICASSP, Shanghai, China, March 2016.

Peng, S.-H., Li, C.-W., and Liu, Y.-W. (2015). “Joint estimation of vocal tract and nasal tract area functions from speech waveforms via auto-regression moving-average modeling and a pole assignment method,” IEEE ICASSP, Brisbane, Australia, pp. 4644-4648. DOI: 10.1109/ICASSP.2015.7178851

Liu, Y.-W., Yu, L.-M., Wu, P.-J. (2015). “Close-loop simulation of the medial olivocochlear (MOC) anti-masking effects,” in Mechanics of Hearing: Protein to Perception, Karavitaki KD, Corey DP (eds). American Institute of Physics, Melville, NY, pp. 090028 http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4939426.

Liu, Y.-W. (2014). “Perturbation and iterative methods for cochlear mechanics: A brief review,” in Proc. Auditory Research Meeting, Acoust. Soc. Japan, in Kyoto, Japan. [invited lecture]

Liu, Y.-W., Liang, H.-M., Lao, S.-Y., Wu, C.-W., Hao, H.-K., Kung, F.-J., Ho, Y.-T., Lee, P.-Y., and Kang, S.-C. (2014). “Developing Voice Care: Real-Time methods for event recognition and localization based on acoustic cues,” 2nd IEEE Int. Workshop on Ambient Multimedia and Sensory Environment (AMUSE-2014), Chengdu, China, 6 pages.

Hao, H.-K., Liang, H.-M., Liu, Y.-W. (2014). “Particle methods for real-time sound source localization based on the multiple signal classification algorithm,” Int. Conf. Intelligent Green Building and Smart Grid, Taipei, Taiwan (invited).

Tang, K.T., Chiu, S.-W., Shih, C.-H., Yang, C.-M., Yao, D.-J., Wang, J.-H., Chen, H., Chang, K.-H., Hsieh, C.-C., Chang, T.-H., Chang, M.-F., Wang, C.-M., Liu, Y.-W., Chen, T.-J., Yang, C.-H., Chiueh, H., Shyu, J.-M. (2014). “A scalable 0.5V 1.27mW nose-on-a-chip for monitoring and detection of ventilator-associated pneumonia,” Int. Solid-State Circuits Conf. (ISSCC), San Francisco, USA.

Liu, Y.-W., Lin, K.-Y., and Chen, Y.-Z. (2013). “Frequency-domain analysis of cochlear gain reduction due to disruptions in the outer hair cell feedback loop,” Proc. International Congress on Acoustics, Montreal, June 2013.

Wu, Chih-Wei, Huang, C.-F., Liu, Y.-W. (2013). "Sound analysis and synthesis of Marquis Yi of Zeng's chime-bell set," Proc. International Congress on Acoustics, Montreal, June 2013.

J.-W. Sung, Y.-W. Liu, K.-T. Tang, and J.-M. Shyu (2011). “An outlier rejection technique based on median distance comparison for gas-mixture classification by electronic nose systems,” in Proc. 8th IEEE Int. Conf. Networked Sensing Systems, Penghu, Taiwan, June 2011.

Yi-Wen Liu, "Sound source segregation assisted by audio watermarking," IEEE ICME, Beijing, China in July, 2007.

Craig Sapp, Yi-Wen Liu, Eleanor Selfridge-Field, "Search-effectiveness measures for symbolic music queries in very large databases," 5th ISMIR, Barcelona, Spain in October, 2004.

Yi-Wen Liu and Julius Smith, "Multiple watermarking: is power sharing better than time sharing?" IEEE International Conference on Multimedia Expo (ICME), Taipei, Taiwan in June, 2004.

Yi-Wen Liu and Julius Smith, "Watermarking sinusoidal audio representations by quantization index modulation in multiple frequencies," IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Montreal, Canada in May, 2004.

Aaron Master and Yi-Wen Liu, "Robust chirp parameter estimation for Hann windowed signals," IEEE ICME, Baltimore, MD in June, 2003.

Yi-Wen Liu and Julius Smith, "Watermarking parametric representations for synthetic audio," published in the proceedings of IEEE ICASSP 2003, Hong Kong.

Yi-Wen Liu and Julius Smith, "Perceptually similar orthogonal sounds and applications to multichannel acoustic echo canceling," Audio Engineering Society's 22nd   International Conference, Espoo, Finland in June, 2002.