Elhilali, Mounya

Associate Professor & Charles Renn Faculty Scholar
Electrical And Computer Engineering
https://engineering.jhu.edu/lcap/

Barton Hall 307
(410) 516-8185
mounya@jhu.edu

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ECE’s Elhilali and West developing smart stethoscope under NIH grant

June 9, 2016

Using a $2.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, two professors in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering will develop a smart stethoscope for the monitoring and diagnosis of lung diseases. The device, to be developed by Mounya Elhilali, associate professor and Charles Renn Faculty Scholar, […]

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About

Education
  • Ph.D. 2004, Univ Maryland Baltimore Cnty
Experience
  • 2013 - 2013:  Co-Chair, Association for Research in Otolaryngology
  • 2012 - 2012:  Co-Chair, Acoustical Society of America
  • 2011 - 2011:  Co-Chair, Neuromorphic Engineering Workshop
  • 2010 - 2011:  Co-Director, Johns Hopkins University
Research Areas
  • AUDITORY scene analysis
  • Biological and aritificial audition
  • Cognitive control models
  • Sensory information processing
  • Speech and audio technologies
Awards
  • 2017:  Johns Hopkins University catalyst award
  • 2015:  Charles Renn faculty scholar
  • 2012:  Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award
  • 2011:  selected-participant for Frontiers of Engineering Education Symposium
  • 2009:  National Science Foundation (NSF) early career award
  • 2004:  Litton Industries graduate fellowship for excellence in engineering education
  • 2003:  Jacob K. Goldhaber award for participation at professional conference

Publications

Journal Articles
  • Bellur A, Elhilali M (2018).  Sensory Mapping Adaptation under Multiple Task Scenarios.  ICASSP, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing - Proceedings.  2018-April.
  • Huang N, Slaney M, Elhilali M (2018).  Connecting deep neural networks to physical, perceptual, and electrophysiological auditory signals.  Frontiers in Neuroscience.  12(AUG).
  • Emmanouilidou D, McCollum ED, Park DE, Elhilali M (2018).  Computerized Lung Sound Screening for Pediatric Auscultation in Noisy Field Environments.  IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering.  65(7).
  • Skerritt-Davis B, Elhilali M (2018).  Detecting change in stochastic sound sequences.  PLoS Computational Biology.  14(5).
  • McCollum ED, Park DE, Watson NL, Buck WC, Bunthi C, Devendra A, Ebruke BE, Elhilali M, Emmanouilidou D, Garcia-Prats AJ, Githinji L, Hossain L, Madhi SA, Moore DP, Mulindwa J, Olson D, Awori JO, Vandepitte WP, Verwey C, West JE, Knoll MD, O’Brien KL, Feikin DR, Hammit LL (2017).  Listening panel agreement and characteristics of lung sounds digitally recorded from children aged 1–59 months enrolled in the pneumonia etiology research for child health (PERCH) case–control study.  BMJ Open Respiratory Research.  4(1).
  • Huang N, Elhilali M (2017).  Auditory salience using natural soundscapes.  Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.  141(3).
  • Bellur A, Elhilali M (2017).  Feedback-Driven Sensory Mapping Adaptation for Robust Speech Activity Detection.  IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio Speech and Language Processing.  25(3).
  • Kaya EM, Elhilali M (2017).  Modelling auditory attention.  Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences.  372(1714).
  • Kaya EM, Elhilali M (2017).  Modelling auditory attention.  Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London.Series B, Biological sciences.  372(1714).  10.1098/rstb.2016.0101.
  • Snyder JS, Elhilali M (2017).  Recent advances in exploring the neural underpinnings of auditory scene perception.  Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.
  • Snyder J, Elhilali M (2017).  Recent advances in exploring the neural underpinnings of auditory scene analysis.  Annals of the NY Academy of sciences.
  • Bellur A, Elhilali M (2017).  Feedback Driven Sensory Mapping Adaptation for Robust Speech Activity Detection.  IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing.  35(3).  481-492.
  • Emmanouilidou D, Elhilali M (2016).  Rich representation spaces: Benefits in digital auscultation signal analysis.  IEEE Workshop on Signal Processing Systems, SiPS: Design and Implementation.
  • Chakrabarty D, Elhilali M (2016).  Abnormal sound event detection using temporal trajectories mixtures.  ICASSP, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing - Proceedings.  2016-May.
  • Wolmetz M, Elhilali M (2016).  Attentional and contextual priors in sound perception.  PLoS ONE.  11(2).
  • Wolmetz M, Elhilali M (2016).  Attentional and Contextual Priors in Sound Perception.  PloS one.  11(2).  e0149635.
  • Patil K, Elhilali M (2015).  Biomimetic spectro-temporal features for music instrument recognition in isolated notes and solo phrases.  Eurasip Journal on Audio, Speech, and Music Processing.  2015(1).
  • Carlin MA, Elhilali M (2015).  A Framework for Speech Activity Detection Using Adaptive Auditory Receptive Fields.  IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio Speech and Language Processing.  23(12).
  • Chakrabarty D, Elhilali M (2015).  Exploring the role of temporal dynamics in acoustic scene classification.  2015 IEEE Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics, WASPAA 2015.
  • Emmanouilidou D, McCollum ED, Park DE, Elhilali M (2015).  Adaptive Noise Suppression of Pediatric Lung Auscultations with Real Applications to Noisy Clinical Settings in Developing Countries.  IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering.  62(9).
  • Carlin MA, Elhilali M (2015).  Modeling attention-driven plasticity in auditory cortical receptive fields.  Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience.  9(AUGUST).
  • Carlin MA, Elhilali M (2015).  Modeling attention-driven plasticity in auditory cortical receptive fields.  Frontiers in computational neuroscience.  9,.  doi: 10.3389/fncom.2015.00106.
  • Sell G, Suied C, Elhilali M, Shamma S (2015).  Perceptual susceptibility to acoustic manipulations in speaker discrimination.  The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.  137(2).  911-922.
  • Carlin M, Elhilali M (2015).  A framework for speech activity detection using adaptive auditory receptive fields.  IEEE Transactions on Audio Speech and Language Processing.  23(12).  2422 - 2433.
  • Chakrabarty D, Elhilali M (2015).  Modeling goal-directed attention in tone sequences using a weighted Kalman filter.  2015 49th Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, CISS 2015.
  • Sell G, Suied C, Elhilali M, Shamma S (2015).  Perceptual susceptibility to acoustic manipulations in speaker discrimination.  Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.  137(2).
  • Patil K, Elhilali M (2015).  Biomimetic spectro-temporal features for music instrument recognition in isolated notes and solo phrases.  EURASIP Journal on Audio, Speech, and Music Processing.  27(1).  1-13.
  • Bellur A, Elhilali M (2015).  Detection of speech tokens in noise using adaptive spectrotemporal receptive fields.  2015 49th Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, CISS 2015.
  • Emmanouilidou D, McCollum ED, Park DE, Elhilali M (2015).  Adaptive noise suppression of pediatric lung auscultations with real applications to noisy clinical settings in developing countries.  IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering.  62(9).  2279-2288.
  • Akram S, Englitz B, Elhilali M, Simon JZ, Shamma SA (2014).  Investigating the neural correlates of a streaming percept in an informational- masking paradigm.  PLoS ONE.  9(12).
  • Akram S, Englitz B, Elhilali M, Simon JZ, Shamma SA (2014).  Investigating the neural correlates of a streaming percept in an informational-masking paradigm.  PloS one.  9(12).  e114427.
  • Krishnan L, Elhilali M, Shamma S (2014).  Segregating Complex Sound Sources through Temporal Coherence.  PLoS computational biology.  10(12).  e1003985.
  • Ellington LE, Emmanouilidou D, Elhilali M, Gilman RH, Tielsch JM, Chavez MA, Marin-Concha J, Figueroa D, West J, Checkley W (2014).  Developing a reference of normal lung sounds in healthy Peruvian children.  Lung.  192(5).
  • Ellington LE, Emmanouilidou D, Elhilali M, Gilman RH, Tielsch JM, Chavez MA, Marin-Concha J, Figueroa D, West J, Checkley W (2014).  Developing a Reference of Normal Lung Sounds in Healthy Peruvian Children.  Lung.  doi: 10.1007/s00408-014-9608-3.
  • Kaya EM, Elhilali M (2014).  Investigating bottom-up auditory attention.  Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.  8(MAY).
  • Shuai L, Elhilali M (2014).  Task-dependent neural representations of salient events in dynamic auditory scenes.  Frontiers in Neuroscience.  (8 JUL).
  • Kaya EM, Elhilali M (2014).  Investigating bottom-up auditory attention.  Frontiers in Human neuroscience.  8(327).  doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2014.00327.
  • Krishnan L, Elhilali M, Shamma S (2014).  Segregating Complex Sound Sources through Temporal Coherence.  PLoS Computational Biology.  10(12).
  • Shuai L, Elhilali M (2014).  Task-dependent neural representations of salient events in dynamic auditory scenes.  Frontiers in neuroscience.  8(203).  10.3389/fnins.2014.00203.
  • Elhilali M (2013).  Bayesian inference in auditory scenes.  Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS.
  • Kaya EM, Elhilali M (2013).  Abnormality detection in noisy biosignals.  Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS.
  • Patil K, Elhilali M (2013).  Task-driven attentional mechanisms for auditory scene recognition.  ICASSP, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing - Proceedings.
  • Shamma S, Elhilali M, Ma L, Micheyl C, Oxenham AJ, Pressnitzer D, Yin P, Xu Y (2013).  Temporal coherence and the streaming of complex sounds.  Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology.  787.
  • Nemala SK, Patil K, Elhilali M (2013).  Recognizing the message and the messenger: Biomimetic spectral analysis for robust speech and speaker recognition.  International Journal of Speech Technology.  16(3).
  • Kaya EM, Elhilali M (2013).  A model of auditory deviance detection.  2013 47th Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, CISS 2013.
  • Chakrabarty D, Elhilali M (2013).  Predictive analysis of two tone stream segregation via extended Kalman filter.  2013 47th Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, CISS 2013.
  • Carlin MA, Elhilali M (2013).  Sustained Firing of Model Central Auditory Neurons Yields a Discriminative Spectro-temporal Representation for Natural Sounds.  PLoS Computational Biology.  9(3).
  • Nemala SK, Patil K, Elhilali M (2013).  A multistream feature framework based on bandpass modulation filtering for robust speech recognition.  IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing.  21(2).
  • Carlin M, Elhilali M (2013).  Sustained firing of central auditory neurons yields a discriminative spectro-temporal representation for natural sounds.  PLOS Biology.  9(3).  e1002982. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002982.
  • Nemala SK, Patil K, Elhilali M (2013).  A Multistream Feature Framework Based on Bandpass Modulation Filtering for Robust Speech Recognition.  Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, IEEE Transactions on.  21(2).  416-426.
  • Emmanouilidou D, Patil K, West J, Elhilali M (2012).  A multiresolution analysis for detection of abnormal lung sounds.  Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS.
  • Nemala SK, Zotkin DN, Duraiswami R, Elhilali M (2012).  Biomimetic multi-resolution analysis for robust speaker recognition.  Eurasip Journal on Audio, Speech, and Music Processing.  2012(1).
  • Emmanouilidou D, Patil K, West J, Elhilali M (2012).  A multiresolution analysis for detection of abnormal lung sounds..  Conference proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Conference.
  • Patil K, Elhilali M (2012).  Goal-oriented auditory scene recognition.  13th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association 2012, INTERSPEECH 2012.  3.
  • Carlin MA, Patil K, Nemala SK, Elhilali M (2012).  Robust phoneme recognition based on biomimetic speech contours.  13th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association 2012, INTERSPEECH 2012.  2.
  • Kaya EM, Elhilali M (2012).  A temporal saliency map for modeling auditory attention.  2012 46th Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, CISS 2012.
  • Patil K, Pressnitzer D, Shamma S, Elhilali M (2012).  Music in Our Ears: The Biological Bases of Musical Timbre Perception.  PLoS Computational Biology.  8(11).
  • Patil K, Pressnitzer D, Shamma S, Elhilali M (2012).  Music in our ears: the biological bases of musical timbre perception.  PLoS computational biology.  8(11).  e1002759.
  • Slaney M, Agus T, Liu SC, Kaya M, Elhilali M (2012).  A model of attention-driven scene analysis.  ICASSP, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing - Proceedings.
  • Nemala SK, Elhilali M (2012).  Multilevel speech intelligibility for robust speaker recognition.  ICASSP, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing - Proceedings.
  • Garcia-Romero D, Zhou X, Zotkin D, Srinivasan B, Luo Y, Ganapathy S, Thomas S, Nemala S, Sivaram GSVS, Mirbagheri M, Mallidi SH, Janu T, Rajan P, Mesgarani N, Elhilali M, Hermansky H, Shamma S, Duraiswami R (2012).  The UMD-JHU 2011 speaker recognition system.  ICASSP, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing - Proceedings.
  • Elhilali M (2012).  Preface.  Auditory Cortex: Anatomy, Functions and Disorders.
  • Ellington LE, Gilman RH, Tielsch JM, Steinhoff M, Figueroa D, Rodriguez S, Caffo B, Tracey B, Elhilali M, West J, Checkley W (2012).  Computerised lung sound analysis to improve the specificity of paediatric pneumonia diagnosis in resource-poor settings: Protocol and methods for an observational study.  BMJ Open.  2(1).
  • Nemala S, Zotkin D, Duraiswami R, Elhilali M (2012).  Biomimetic multi-resolution analysis for robust speaker recognition.  EURASIP Journal on Audio, Speech and Music Processing.  22(doi:10.1186/1687-4722-2012-22).
  • Ellington LE, Gilman RH, Tielsch JM, Steinhoff M, Figueroa D, Rodriguez S, Caffo B, Tracey B, Elhilali M, West J, Checkley W (2012).  Computerised lung sound analysis to improve the specificity of paediatric pneumonia diagnosis in resource-poor settings: protocol and methods for an observational study..  BMJ Open.  2(1).  e000506.
  • Nemala SK, Patil K, Elhilali M (2012).  Recognizing the message and the messenger: Biomimetic Spectral Analysis for Robust Speech and Speaker Recognition.  International Journal of Speech Technology.  10.1007/s10772-012-9184-y.
  • Nemala SK, Patil K, Elhilali M (2011).  Multistream bandpass modulation features for robust speech recognition.  Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, INTERSPEECH.
  • Heng J, Cantarero G, Elhilali M, Limb CJ (2011).  Impaired perception of temporal fine structure and musical timbre in cochlear implant users.  Hearing Research.  280(1-2).
  • Heng J, Cantarero G, Elhilali M, Limb CJ (2011).  Impaired perception of temporal fine structure and musical timbre in cochlear implant users.  Hearing research.  280(1-2).  192-200.
  • Carlin MA, Elhilali M (2011).  Exploiting temporal coherence in speech for data-driven feature extraction.  2011 45th Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, CISS 2011.
  • Nemala SK, Elhilali M (2011).  Multistream robust speaker recognition based on speech intelligibility.  2011 45th Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, CISS 2011.
  • Shamma SA, Elhilali M, Micheyl C (2011).  Temporal coherence and attention in auditory scene analysis.  Trends in neurosciences.  34(3).  114-123.
  • Nemala SK, Elhilali M (2010).  A joint acoustic and phonological approach to speech intelligibility assessment.  ICASSP, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing - Proceedings.
  • Sivaram GSVS, Nemala SK, Elhilali M, Tran TD, Hermansky H (2010).  Sparse coding for speech recognition.  ICASSP, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing - Proceedings.
  • Xiang J, Simon J, Elhilali M (2010).  Competing streams at the cocktail party: Exploring the mechanisms of attention and temporal integration.  Journal of Neuroscience.  30(36).
  • Xiang J, Simon J, Elhilali M (2010).  Competing streams at the cocktail party: exploring the mechanisms of attention and temporal integration.  Journal of Neuroscience.  30(36).  12084-12093.
  • Mesgarani N, Sivaram GSVS, Nemala SK, Elhilali M, Hermansky H (2009).  Discriminant spectrotemporal features for phoneme recognition.  Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, INTERSPEECH.
  • Elhilali M, Xiang J, Shamma SA, Simon JZ (2009).  Interaction between attention and bottom-up saliency mediates the representation of foreground and background in an auditory scene.  PLoS Biology.  7(6).
  • Elhilali M, Shamma SA (2009).  A cocktail party with a cortical twist: How cortical mechanisms contribute to sound segregation.  Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.  124(6).
  • Atiani S, Elhilali M, David SV, Fritz JB, Shamma SA (2009).  Task Difficulty and Performance Induce Diverse Adaptive Patterns in Gain and Shape of Primary Auditory Cortical Receptive Fields.  Neuron.  61(3).
  • Elhilali M, Ma L, Micheyl C, Oxenham AJ, Shamma SA (2009).  Temporal Coherence in the Perceptual Organization and Cortical Representation of Auditory Scenes.  Neuron.  61(2).
  • Elhilali M, Xiang J, Shamma SA, Simon JZ (2009).  Interaction between attention and bottom-up saliency mediates the representation of foreground and background in an auditory scene.  PLOS Biology.  7(6).  e1000129.
  • Elhilali M, Ma L, Micheyl C, Oxenham AJ, Shamma SA (2009).  Temporal coherence in the perceptual organization and cortical representation of auditory scenes.  Neuron.  61(2).  317-329.
  • Atiani S, Elhilali M, David SV, Fritz JB, Shamma SA (2009).  Task difficulty and performance induce diverse adaptive patterns in gain and shape of primary auditory cortical receptive fields.  Neuron.  61(3).  467-480.
  • Summers V, Grant KW, Walden BE, Cord MT, Surr RK, Elhilali M (2008).  Evaluation of a "direct-comparison" approach to automatic switching in omnidirectional/directional hearing aids.  Journal of the American Academy of Audiology.  19(9).
  • Summers V, Grant KW, Walden BE, Cord MT, Surr RK, Elhilali M (2008).  Evaluation of a "direct-comparison" approach to automatic switching in omnidirectional/directional hearing aids.  Journal of the American Academy of Audiology.  19(9).  708-720.
  • Elhilali M, Shamma S (2008).  Information-bearing components of speech intelligibility under babble-noise and bandlimiting distortions.  ICASSP, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing - Proceedings.
  • Grant KW, Elhilali M, Shamma SA, Walden BE, Surr RK, Cord MT, Summers V (2008).  An objective measure for selecting microphone modes in OMNI/DIR hearing aid circuits.  Ear and Hearing.  29(2).
  • Grant KW, Elhilali M, Shamma SA, Walden BE, Surr RK, Cord MT, Summers V (2008).  An objective measure for selecting microphone modes in OMNI/DIR hearing aid circuits.  Ear and hearing.  29(2).  199-213.
  • Elhilali M, Shamma SA (2008).  A cocktail party with a cortical twist: how cortical mechanisms contribute to sound segregation.  Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.  124(6).  3751-3771.
  • Fritz JB, Elhilali M, Shamma SA (2007).  Adaptive changes in cortical receptive fields induced by attention to complex sounds.  Journal of Neurophysiology.  98(4).
  • Elhilali M, Fritz JB, Chi TS, Shamma SA (2007).  Auditory cortical receptive fields: Stable entities with plastic abilities.  Journal of Neuroscience.  27(39).
  • Fritz JB, Elhilali M, David SV, Shamma SA (2007).  Auditory attention - focusing the searchlight on sound.  Current Opinion in Neurobiology.  17(4).
  • Fritz JB, Elhilali M, David SV, Shamma SA (2007).  Does attention play a role in dynamic receptive field adaptation to changing acoustic salience in A1?.  Hearing Research.  229(1-2).
  • Fritz JB, Elhilali M, David SV, Shamma SA (2007).  Auditory attention-focusing the searchlight on sound.  Current Opinion in Neurobiology.  17(4).  437-455.
  • Fritz JB, Elhilali M, David SV, Shamma SA (2007).  Does attention play a role in dynamic receptive field adaptation to changing acoustic salience in A1?.  Hearing Research.  229(1-2).  186-203.
  • Elhilali M, Fritz JB, Chi TS, Shamma SA (2007).  Auditory cortical receptive fields: stable entities with plastic abilities.  Journal of Neuroscience.  27(39).  10372-10382.
  • Fritz JB, Elhilali M, Shamma SA (2007).  Adaptive changes in cortical receptive fields induced by attention to complex sounds.  Journal of Neurophysiology.  98(4).  2337-2346.
  • Elhilali M, Shamma S (2006).  A biologically-inspired approach to the cocktail party problem.  ICASSP, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing - Proceedings.  5.
  • Fritz JB, Elhilali M, Shamma SA (2005).  Differential dynamic plasticity of A1 receptive fields during multiple spectral tasks.  Journal of Neuroscience.  25(33).
  • Fritz J, Elhilali M, Shamma S (2005).  Active listening: Task-dependent plasticity of spectrotemporal receptive fields in primary auditory cortex.  Hearing Research.  206(1-2).
  • Fritz JB, Elhilali M, Shamma SA (2005).  Differential dynamic plasticity of A1 receptive fields during multiple spectral tasks.  Journal of Neuroscience.  25(33).  7623-7635.
  • Fritz J, Elhilali M, Shamma S (2005).  Active listening: task-dependent plasticity of spectrotemporal receptive fields in primary auditory cortex.  Hearing research.  206(1-2).  159-176.
  • Fritz J, Shamma S, Elhilali M (2005).  One click, two clicks: the past shapes the future in auditory cortex.  Neuron.  47(3).  325-327.
  • Elhilali M, Fritz JB, Klein DJ, Simon JZ, Shamma SA (2004).  Dynamics of Precise Spike Timing in Primary Auditory Cortex.  Journal of Neuroscience.  24(5).
  • Elhilali M, Fritz JB, Klein DJ, Simon JZ, Shamma SA (2004).  Dynamics of precise spike timing in primary auditory cortex.  Journal of Neuroscience.  24(5).  1159-1172.
  • Fritz J, Shamma S, Elhilali M, Klein D (2003).  Rapid task-related plasticity of spectrotemporal receptive fields in primary auditory cortex.  Nature Neuroscience.  6(11).
  • Elhilali M, Chi T, Shamma SA (2003).  A spectro-temporal modulation index (STMI) for assessment of speech intelligibility.  Speech Communication.  41(2-3).
  • Elhilali M, Chi T, Shamma SA (2003).  A spectro-temporal modulation index (STMI) for assessment of speech intelligibility.  Speech Communication.  41.  331-348.
  • Fritz J, Shamma S, Elhilali M, Klein D (2003).  Rapid task-related plasticity of spectrotemporal receptive fields in primary auditory cortex.  Nature neuroscience.  6(11).  1216-1223.
  • Niebur E, Elhilali M, Obeid I, Werfel J, Blanchard M, Frasca M, Ghose K, Hofstoetter C, Indiveri G, Tilden MW (2001).  Research, robots, and reality: A statement on current trends in biorobotics.  Behavioral and Brain Sciences.  24(6).  1072.
Books
  • Depireux D, Elhilali M (2013).  Handbook of modern techniques in auditory cortex.  Nova, Inc..
  • Elhilali M (2012).  Auditory cortex: Anatomy, functions and disorders.
Book Chapters
  • Elhilali M (2017).  Modeling the cocktail party problem.  Springer.
  • Shamma S, Elhilali M, Ma L, Micheyl C, Oxenham AJ, Pressnitzer D, Yin P, Xu Y (2013).  Temporal coherence and the streaming of complex sounds.  Springer.  787.  535-543.
  • Elhilali M, Shamma SA, Simon JZ, Fritz JB (2013).  A Linear Systems View to the Concept of STRF.  Nova Science Pub Inc.  33-60.
  • Shamma S, Fritz J, David S, Winkowski D, Yin P, Elhilali M (2010).  Correlates of auditory attention and task performance in primary auditory and prefrontal cortex.  Springer.  555-570.
  • Micheyl C, Shihab S, Elhilali M, Oxenham A (2010).  Sequential and simultaneous auditory grouping measured with synchrony detection.  Springer.  489-496.
  • Elhilali M, Ma L, Micheyl C, Oxenham A, Shamma S (2010).  Rate vs. temporal code? A spatio-temporal coherence model of the cortical basis of streaming.  Springer.  497-506.
  • Elhilali M, Xiang J, Shamma SA, Simon J (2010).  Auditory streaming at the cocktail party: Simultaneous neural and behavioral studies of auditory attention.  Springer.  545-554.
  • Yin P, Ma L, Elhilali M, Fritz JB, Shamma SA (2007).  Primary auditory cortical responses while attending to different streams.  Springer Verlag.  257-265.
  • Elhilali M, Shamma SA (2007).  The correlative brain: A stream segregation model.  Springer Verlag.  247-256.
  • Fritz J, Elhilali M, Shamma S (2005).  Task-dependent adaptive plasticity of receptive fields in primary auditory cortex of the ferret.  The Auditory Cortex: A Synthesis of Human and Animal Research.
  • Fritz J, Elhilali M, Shamma S (2005).  Rapid task-dependent plasticity in primary auditory cortex.  Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.  445-466.
  • Elhilali M, Chi T, Pressnitzer D, Shamma S (2005).  Neural basis of timbre of musical instruments.  Springer.
  • Elhilali M, Klein DJ, Fritz JB, Simon JZ, Shamma SA (2005).  The enigma of cortical responses: Slow yet precise.  Springer.  485-494.
Other Publications
  • Elhilali M, Tapson J, Liu S (2007).  Stream segregation: A channel-coincidence approach.  Neuromorphic Engineering Workshop, Telluride, CO.
  • Elhilali M, Ihlefeld A, Slaney M, Mesgarani N, Hamilton T, Tapson J, David S, Denham S, Anderson D, Andreou A, Shamma SA (2005).  Sensory integration and decision making models for navigating robots.  Neuromorphic Engineering Workshop, Telluride, CO.
  • Elhilali M, Hermansky H, Andreou A, Anderson D, Vasilaki E, Slaney M, Lewicki M, Mesgarani N, Duangudom T, Shamma SA (2004).  Designing a biological key-word spotting system.  Neuromorphic Engineering Workshop, Telluride, CO.
  • Elhilali M, Gordon C, Snider R (2001).  Voice recognition interface for cochlear chips.  Neuromorphic Engineering Workshop, Telluride, CO.
Conference Proceedings
  • Bellur A, Elhilali M (2017).  Speech processing using adaptive auditory receptive fields.  Proceedings of the International Symposium on Auditory and Audiological Research.  63-73.
  • Chakrabarty D, Elhilali M (2016).  Abnormal sound event detection using temporal trajectories mixtures.  2016 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP).  216-220.
  • Emmanouilidou D, Elhilali M (2016).  Rich Representation Spaces: Benefits in Digital Auscultation Signal Analysis.  2016 IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Systems (SiPS).  69-73.
  • Chakrabarty D, Elhilali M (2015).  Exploring the role of temporal dynamics in acoustic scene classification.  2015 IEEE Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics (WASPAA).  1-5.
  • Bellur A, Elhilali M (2015).  Detection of speech tokens in noise using adaptive spectrotemporal receptive fields.  2015 49th Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS).  doi: 10.1109/CISS.2015.7086834.
  • Chakrabarty D, Elhilali M (2015).  Modeling goal-directed attention in tone sequences using a weighted Kalman filter.  2015 49th Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS).  doi: 10.1109/CISS.2015.7086829.
  • Patil K, Elhilali M (2013).  Task-driven attentional mechanisms for auditory scene recognition.  Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP).  828-832.
  • Elhilali M (2013).  Bayesian inference in auditory scenes.  Proceedings of the 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC).  2792-2795.
  • Chakrabarty D, Elhilali M (2013).  Predictive analysis of two tone stream segregation via extended Kalman filter.  Proceedings of the 47th Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS).  1-7.
  • Emmanouilidou D, Elhilali M (2013).  Characterization of noise contaminations in lung sound recordings.  Proceedings of the 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC).  2551-2554.
  • Patil K, Elhilali M (2013).  Multiresolution auditory representations for scene recognition.  IEEE Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics (WASPAA).
  • Kaya EM, Elhilali M (2013).  Abnormality detection in noisy biosignals.  Proceedings of the 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC).  3949-3952.
  • Kaya EM, Elhilali M (2013).  A model of auditory deviance detection.  Proceedings of the 47th Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS).  1-6.
  • Nemala SK, Elhilali M (2012).  Multilevel speech intelligibility for robust speaker recognition.  Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2012 IEEE International Conference on.  4393-4396.
  • Slaney M, Agus T, Liu S, Kaya M, Elhilali M (2012).  A model of attention-driven scene analysis.  Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP).  145-148.
  • Kaya EM, Elhilali M (2012).  A temporal saliency map for modeling auditory attention.  Information Sciences and Systems (CISS), 2012 46th Annual Conference on.
  • Patil K, Elhilali M (2012).  Goal-oriented auditory scene recognition.  Proceedings of the 13th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (INTERSPEECH).
  • Emmanouilidou D, Patil K, West J, Elhilali M (2012).  A multiresolution analysis for detection of abnormal lung sounds.  Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC).  3139-3142.
  • Carlin MA, Patil K, Nemala SK, Elhilali M (2012).  Robust phoneme recognition using biomimetic speech contours.  Proceedings of the 13th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (INTERSPEECH).
  • Garcia-Romero D, Zhou X, Zotkin D, Srinivasan B, Luo Y, Ganapathy S, Thomas S, Nemala S, G. S. V. S. Sivaram , Mirbagheri M, Mallidi SH, Janu T, Rajan P, Mesgarani N, Elhilali M, Hermansky H, Shamma S, Duraiswami R (2012).  The UMD-JHU 2011 speaker recognition system.  Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP).  4229-4232.
  • Nemala SK, Elhilali M (2011).  Multistream robust speaker recognition based on speech intelligibility.  Proceedings of the 45th Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS).  1-5.
  • Nemala S, Patil K, Elhilali M (2011).  Multistream bandpass modulation features for robust speech recognition.  Proceedings of the 12th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (INTERSPEECH).  1277-1280.
  • Carlin MA, Elhilali M (2011).  Exploiting temporal coherence in speech for data-driven feature extraction.  Proceedings of the 45th Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS).
  • G. S. V. S. Sivaram , Nemala SK, Elhilali M, Tran TD, Hermansky H (2010).  Sparse coding for speech recognition.  Proceedings of the Acoustics Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP).  4346-4349.
  • Nemala SK, Elhilali M (2010).  A joint acoustic and phonological approach to speech intelligibility assessment.  Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP).  4742-4745.
  • Mesgarani N, Sivaram G, Nemala S, Elhilali M, Hermansky H (2009).  Discriminant Spectrotemporal Features for Phoneme Recognition.  Proceedings of the 10th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (INTERSPEECH).  2983-2986.
  • Elhilali M, Shamma S (2008).  Information-bearing components of speech intelligibility under babble-noise and bandlimiting distortions.  Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP).  4205-4208.
  • Elhilali M, Shamma SA (2007).  A cortical view on auditory scene analysis: A physiological and computational approach.  19th International Congress on Acoustics.
  • Elhilali M, Shamma SA, Thorpe SJ, Pressnitzer D (2007).  Models of timbre using spectro-temporal receptive fields: investigation of coding strategies.  19th International Congress on Acoustics.
  • Elhilali M, Shamma S (2006).  A Biologically-Inspired Approach to the Cocktail Party Problem.  Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP).
  • Elhilali M (2001).  Audio and multimedia processing in digital libraries.  International Mediterranean Workshop on Digital Libraries.
Patents
  • West J, Elhilali M, Emmanouilidou D, McLane I  "Programmable electronic stethoscope", 2017.
  • Emmanouilidou D, Elhilali M  "Lung sound denoising stethoscope, algorithm, and related methods", 2017.
  • McLane I, Emmanouilidou D, West J, Elhilali M  "Adaptable respiratory and motion sensor", 2017.
  • McLane I, Emmanouilidou D, West J, Elhilali M  "Organic and piezolelectric thin-film acoustic sensor and method for manufacturing the same", 2017.
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