Information site for ANR project HOULE


The Houle project led to the production of three usable software tools. You can find here detailed information about those tools, as well as download links:

  • The ALC algorithm (Alternate Levels Clustering) constitutes the final contribution of this project. It analyzes an audio scene in a bottom-up manner, drawing inspiration from human modes of perception, with minimal prior knowledge abou the analyzed scene.
  • SimScene is an automatic tool for the semi-automatic generation of audio scenes, dedicated to the thorough evaluation of analysis systems with a reliable ground truth. It is able to generate on demand a large number of distinct scenes following a generic high-level description.
  • K-averages is an iterative hard clustering algorithm using inter-object similarities, which yields better results than the literature standard while running 20 to 100 times faster.