Shoji Makino

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Shoji Makino
University of Tsukuba
Center for Tsukuba Advanced Research Alliance
Job title
Professor and Aspect Director


Shoji Makino is a Professor at the University of Tsukuba. His research interests include adaptive filtering technologies and the realization of acoustic echo cancellation, blind source separation of convolutive mixtures of speech, and acoustic signal processing for speech and audio applications. He was the Chair of the TC on Blind Signal Processing of the IEEE CAS Society, General Chair of the IEEE WASPAA2007, Associate Editor of the IEEE Trans. SAP, Vice President of the Engineering Sciences Society of the IEICE, and the Chair of the TC on Engineering Acoustics of the IEICE.

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2009
Professor and Aspect Director, Center for Tsukuba Advanced Research Alliance,University of Tsukuba,
Dec 2008
Feb 2009
Guest Professor, University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany,
Apr 2004
Mar 2008
Guest Professor, Hokkaido University,
Apr 2003
Mar 2008
Executive Manager, NTT Communication Science Laboratories,

Awards & Honors

Jan 2009
Distinguished Lecturer, IEEE
Sep 2007
Fellow, IEICE
Aug 2007
MLSP Competition Award, IEEE
Apr 2006
Unsupervised Learning Pioneer Award, ICA
Apr 2006
Best Presentation Award, SPIE Defense and Security Symposium
May 2005
Paper Award, IEICE
Mar 2005
Paper Award, ASJ
Mar 2004
TELECOM System Technology Award, Telecommunications Advancement Foundation
Jan 2004
Fellow, IEEE
Sep 2003
Best Paper Award, International Workshop on Acoustic Echo and Noise Control
May 2002
Paper Award, IEICE
Mar 2002
Paper Award, ASJ
May 1997
Achievement Award, IEICE
May 1995
Outstanding Technological Development Award, ASJ

Published Papers

1) S. Araki, H. Sawada, R. Mukai, and S. Makino
Signal Processing   87(8) 1833-1847   Feb 2007   [Refereed]
M. Knaak, S. Araki, and S. Makino
IEEE Trans. Audio, Speech and Language Processing   15(2) 715-726   Feb 2007   [Refereed]
S. Winter, W. Kellermann, H. Sawada, and S. Makino
EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing   2007(24717) 1-12   Jan 2007   [Refereed]
R. Mukai, H. Sawada, S. Araki, and S. Makino
EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing   2006(83683) 1-13   Dec 2006   [Refereed]
H. Sawada, S. Araki, R. Mukai, and S. Makino
IEEE Trans. Audio, Speech and Language Processing   14(6) 2165-2173   Nov 2006   [Refereed]
S. Makino, H. Sawada, R. Mukai, and S. Araki
IEICE Trans. Fundamentals   E88-A(7) 1640-1655   Jul 2005   [Refereed][Invited]
S. Makino
Journal of Acoustic Science and Technology   22(5) 325-333   Sep 2001   [Refereed]
S. Makino, Y. Kaneda, and N. Koizumi
IEEE Trans. Speech Audio Processing   1(1) 101-108   Jan 1993   [Refereed]
Exponentially weighted step-size projection algorithm for acoustic echo cancellers
S. Makino and Y. Kaneda
IEICE Trans. Fundamentals   E75-A(11) 1500-1508   Nov 1992   [Refereed]
S. Makino and S. Shimada
J. Acoust. Soc. Jpn. (E)   11(6) 309-316   Nov 1990   [Refereed]


牧野昭二, 荒木章子, 向井良, 澤田宏
システム/制御/情報 : システム制御情報学会誌   48(10) 401-408   Oct 2004
ディジタル信号処理シンポジウム      2003
牧野昭二, 向井良, 荒木章子 [他]
NTT R & D   50(12) 937-944   Dec 2001
牧野昭二, 島内末廣
システム/制御/情報 : システム制御情報学会誌   46(12) 724-732   Dec 2002
日本音響学会誌   56(12) 845-851   Dec 2000
牧野昭二, 羽田陽一
電子情報通信学会論文誌. A, 基礎・境界   79(6) 1138-1146   Jun 1996
牧野昭二, 金田豊
日本音響学会誌   50(1) 32-39   Dec 1993
東北大学博士論文      1993

Books etc

Blind Speech Separation
S. Makino, Te-Won Lee, and H. Sawada
Springer   Sep 2007   ISBN:978-1402064784
Speech Enhancement
J. Benesty, S. Makino, and J. Chen
Springer   May 2005   ISBN:354024039X

Conference Activities & Talks

Blind audio source separation based on independent component analysis [Invited]
S. Makino
Keynote Talk at the 2007 International Conference on Independent Component Analysis and Signal Separation   Sep 2007   
Audio source separation based on independent component analysis [Invited]
S. Makino and H. Sawada
Tutorial at the 2007 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing   Apr 2007   

Association Memberships