Feature Extraction of Surround Sound Recordings for Acoustic Scene Classification

  • Sławomir K. ZielińskiEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10842)


This paper extends the traditional methodology of acoustic scene classification based on machine listening towards a new class of multichannel audio signals. It identifies a set of new features of five-channel surround recordings for classification of the two basic spatial audio scenes. Moreover, it compares the three artificial intelligence-based classification approaches to audio scene classification. The results indicate that the method based on the early fusion of features is superior compared to those involving the late fusion of signal metrics.


Machine listening Acoustic scene classification Feature extraction Ensemble-based classifiers 



This work was supported by a grant S/WI/1/2013 from Bialystok University of Technology and funded from the resources for research by Ministry of Science and Higher Education.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Computer ScienceBiałystok University of TechnologyBiałystokPoland

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