Signal Processing for Cochlear Implants

Binaural Signal Processing

  • Binaural signal processing strategies to improve speech intelligibility and sound localization
  • Coding of electrical stimulation patterns for bilateral wireless communication
  • Investigation of the effect bilaterally synchronized electrical stimulation
  • Enhancement of interaural cues to improve spatial hearing
  • Binaural speech processing based on deep learning models

Deep Learning

  • Automatic singing voice enhancement based on deep neural networks
  • Real-time music processing to improve music perception
  • End-to-end cochlear implant speech coding and denoising strategies
  • Classical music remixing using multi-head neural networks
  • Brain-informed music source separation

Team Members


Head of Research Group:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Waldo Nogueira

DHZ-Deutsches HörZentrum Hannover
Karl-Wiechert-Allee 3
30625 Hannover
Phone: +49 (0)511 532 8025
Fax: +49 (0)511 532 6833

About The VIANNA research team