International Journal Articles

  1. Po-Sen Huang, Minje Kim, Mark Hasegawa-Johnson, and Paris Smaragdis (2015), "Joint Optimization of Masks and Deep Recurrent Neural Networks for Monaural Source Separation," IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, vol. 23, no. 12, pp. 2136-2147, Dec. 2015.
  2. Minje Kim and Paris Smaragdis (2015), "Mixtures of Local Dictionaries for Unsupervised Speech Enhancement," IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 22, no. 3, pp. 288 - 292, Mar. 2015.
    (Also presented in ICASSP 2015)
  3. Minje Kim, Jiho Yoo, Kyeongok Kang, and Seungjin Choi (2011), "Nonnegative Matrix Partial Co-Factorization for Spectral and Temporal Drum Source Separation," IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, vol. 5, no. 6, pp. 1192-1204, Oct. 2011. [Demo, Bib]
  4. Seungkwon Beack, Taejin Lee, Minje Kim, and Kyeongok Kang (2011), "An Efficient Time-Frequency Representation for Parametric-Based Audio Object Coding," ETRI Journal, vol. 33, no. 6, pp. 945-948, Dec. 2011, [Bib]

  5. International Conference Papers

  6. Minje Kim (2017), "Collaborative Deep Learning for Speech Enhancement: A Run-Time Model Selection Method Using Autoencoders," in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), New Orleans, LA, March 5-9, 2017.
  7. Sanna Wager, Liang Chen, Minje Kim, and Christopher Raphael (2017), "Towards Expressive Instrument Synthesis Through Smooth Frame-By-Frame Reconstruction: From String To Woodwind," in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), New Orleans, LA, March 5-9, 2017.
  8. [Demo]
  9. Minje Kim and Paris Smaragdis (2016), "Efficient Neighborhood-Based Topic Modeling for Collaborative Audio Enhancement on Massive Crowdsourced Recordings," in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Shanghai, China, March 20-25, 2016.
  10. Minje Kim and Paris Smaragdis (2015), "Adaptive Denoising Autoencoders: A Fine-tuning Scheme to Learn from Test Mixtures," In Proceedings of the International Conference on Latent Variable Analysis and Signal Separation (LVA/ICA), Liberec, Czech Republic, August 25-28, 2015.
    < Nominated for the best student paper on audio signal processing >
  11. Minje Kim, Paris Smaragdis, and Gautham J. Mysore (2015), "Efficient Manifold Preserving Audio Source Separation Using Locality Sensitive Hashing," in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Brisbane, Australia, April 19-24, 2015.
  12. Yunlong Gao, Shaohan Hu, Renato Mancuso, Hongwei Wang, Minje Kim, Poliang Wu, Lu Su, Lui Sha, and Tarek Abdelzaher (2015), "Exploiting Structured Human Interactions to Enhance Estimation Accuracy in Cyber-physical Systems," in Proceedings of the International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems (ICCPS), Seattle, WA, April 14-16, 2015.
  13. Minje Kim and Paris Smaragdis, "Bitwise Neural Networks," International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML) Workshop on Resource-Efficient Machine Learning, Lille, France, Jul. 6-11, 2015.
  14. Minje Kim and Paris Smaragdis, "Collaborative Audio Enhancement: Crowdsourced Audio Recording," Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) Workshop on Crowdsourcing and Machine Learning, Montreal, Canada, Dec. 8-13, 2014.
  15. Minje Kim and Paris Smaragdis (2014), "Efficient Model Selection for Speech Enhancement Using a Deflation Method for Nonnegative Matrix Factorization," in Proceedings of the IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing (Global SIP), Atlanta, GA, December 3-5, 2014.
  16. Po-Sen Huang, Minje Kim, Mark Hasegawa-Johnson, and Paris Smaragdis (2014), "Singing-Voice Separation From Monaural Recordings Using Deep Recurrent Neural Networks," in Proceedings of the International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference (ISMIR), Taipei, Taiwan, Oct. 27-31, 2014.
  17. Ding Liu, Paris Smaragdis, and Minje Kim (2014), "Experiments on Deep Learning for Speech Denoising," in Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (Interspeech), Singapore, September 14-18, 2014.
  18. Po-Sen Huang, Minje Kim, Mark Hasegawa-Johnson, and Paris Smaragdis (2014), "Deep Learning for Monaural Speech Separation," in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Florence, Italy, May 4-9, 2014. [Demo, Bib]
    < Starkey Signal Processing Research Student Grant >
  19. Johannes Traa, Minje Kim, Paris Smaragdis (2014), "Phase and Level Difference Fusion for Robust Multichannel Source Separation," in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Florence, Italy, May 4-9, 2014. [Bib]
  20. Paris Smaragdis and Minje Kim (2013), "Non-Negative Matrix Factorization for Irregularly-Spaced Transforms," in Proceedings of the IEEE Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics (WASPAA), New Paltz, NY, Oct. 20-23, 2013. [Bib]
  21. Minje Kim and Paris Smaragdis (2013), "Single Channel Source Separation Using Smooth Nonnegative Matrix Factorization with Markov Random Fields," in Proceedings of the IEEE International Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing (MLSP), Southampton, UK, Sep. 22-25, 2013. [Bib]
  22. Minje Kim and Paris Smaragdis (2013), "Manifold Preserving Hierarchical Topic Models for Quantization and Approximation," in Proceedings of the International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), Atlanta, GA, Jun. 16-21, 2013. [Bib]
  23. Minje Kim and Paris Smaragdis (2013), "Collaborative Audio Enhancement Using Probabilistic Latent Component Sharing," in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Vancouver, BC, Canada, May 26-31, 2013 [Demo, Bib]
    < Google ICASSP Student Travel Grant >
    < Best Student Paper in the Audio and Acoustic Signal Processing (AASP) area >
  24. C. Zhang, G.G. Ko, J.W. Choi, S.-N. Tsai, Minje Kim, A.G. Rivera, R. Rutenbar, P. Smaragdis, M.S. Park, V. Narayanan, H. Xin, O. Mutlu, B. Li, L. Zhao, M. Chen, and R. Iyer (2013), "EMERALD: Characterization of Emerging Applications and Algorithms for Low-power Devices," in Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Performance Analysis of Systems and Software (ISPASS), Austin, TX, Apr. 21-23, 2013. [Bib]
  25. Minje Kim, Paris Smaragdis, Glenn G. Ko, and Rob A. Rutenbar (2012), "Stereophonic Spectrogram Segmentation Using Markov Random Fields," in Proceedings of the IEEE International Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing (MLSP), Santander, Spain, Sep. 23-26, 2012. [Demo, Bib]
  26. Minje Kim, Seungkwon Beack, Keunwoo Choi, and Kyeongok Kang (2011), "Gaussian Mixture Model for Singing Voice Separation From Stereophonic Music," in Proceedings of the Audio Engineering Society 43rd International Conference (AES Conference), Pohang, Korea, Sep. 29 - Oct. 1, 2011. [Demo, Bib]
  27. Minje Kim, Jiho Yoo, Kyeongok Kang, and Seungjin Choi (2010), "Blind Rhythmic Source Separation: Nonnegativity and Repeatability," in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Dallas, TX, Mar. 14-19, 2010. [Bib]
  28. Jiho Yoo, Minje Kim, Kyeongok Kang, and Seungjin Choi (2010), "Nonnegative Matrix Partial Co-Factorization for Drum Source Separation," in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Dallas, TX, Mar. 14-19, 2010. [Bib]
  29. Minje Kim, Seungkwon Beack, Taejin Lee, Daeyoung Jang, and Kyeongok Kang (2008), "Segmented Dimensionality Reduction Coding on Frequency Domain Signal," in Proceedings of the Audio Engineering Society 34th International Conference (AES Conference), Jeju Island, Korea, Aug. 28-30, 2008. [Bib]
  30. Minje Kim, Minsik Park, Seung-jun Yang, Ji Hoon Choi, and Han-kyu Lee (2007), "System Aspects of TV-Anytime Metadata Codec in a Uni-directional Broadcasting Environment," in Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Consumer Electronics (ISCE), Dallas, TX, Jun. 20-23, 2007. [Bib]
  31. Seung-jun Yang, Jung Won Kang, Dong-San Jun, Minje Kim, and Han-kyu Lee (2007), "TV-Anytime Metadata Authoring Tool for Personalized Broadcasting Services," in Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Consumer Electronics (ISCE), Dallas, TX, Jun. 20-23, 2007. [Bib]
  32. Minje Kim and Seungjin Choi (2006), "ICA-based clustering for resolving permutation ambiguity in frequency-domain convolutive source separation," in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), Hong Kong, Aug. 20-24, 2006. [Bib]
  33. Minje Kim and Seungjin Choi (2006), "Monaural Music Source Separation: Nonnegativity, Sparseness, and Shift-invariance" in Proceedings of the International Conference on Latent Variable Analysis and Signal Separation (LVA/ICA), pp. 617-624, Charleston, SC, Mar. 5-8, 2006, (LNCS 3889). [Demo, Bib]
  34. Minje Kim and Seungjin Choi (2005), "On Spectral Basis Selection for Single Channel Polyphonic Music Separation", in Proceedings of the International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks (ICANN), Warsaw, Poland, Sep. 11-15 2005, (LNCS 3697). [Bib].

  35. Ph.D. Dissertation

  36. Minje Kim, "Audio Computing in the Wild: Frameworks for Big Data and Small Computers," Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, May, 2016

  37. Master's Thesis

  38. Minje Kim, "Monaural Music Source Separation: Nonnegativity, Sparseness, and Shift-Invariance," Master's Thesis, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, POSTECH, Feb, 2006

    • Selected Patents

      Named on more than 50 patent applications, including 20 U.S. patent applications. Selected patents include:
    • Minje Kim et al, "Irregular Pattern Identification Using Landmark Based Convolution," US Patent #20,150,142,433, 2015.
    • Minje Kim et al, "Method and System for Separating Music Sound Source Using Time and Frequency Characteristics," US Patent #8,563,842, 2013.
    • Minje Kim et al, "Method and System for Separating Music Sound Source," US Patent #8,340,943, 2012.
    • Minje Kim et al, "Method and system for separating musical sound source without using sound source database," US Patent #8,080,724, 2011.
    • Minje Kim et al, "Method and System for Unified Source Separation," Korea Patent #1013754320000, 2014, US Patent Application (Pending), 2011
    • Minje Kim et al, "Apparatus and method for separating sound source," Korea Patent #1015274410000, 2015.
    • Minje Kim et al, "Pattern Matching of Sound Data Using Hashing," US Patent Application (pending), filed in 2013.
    • Minje Kim et al, "Multichannel Sound Source Identification and Localization," US Patent Application (pending), filed in 2013.
    • Minje Kim et al, "Sound Data Identification," US Patent Application (pending), filed in 2012.
    • Minje Kim et al, "Known information compression apparatus and method for separating sound source," US Patent Application (Pending), 2011