Patent inventors: Cagdas Bilen, Juan Azcarreta Ortiz, Giacomo Ferroni, Arnoldas Jasonas, Francesco Tuveri, Sacha Krstulovic and Chris Mitchell.

Abstract

A method for recognising at least one of a non-verbal sound event and a scene in an audio signal comprising a sequence of frames of audio data, the method comprising: for each frame of the sequence: receiving at least one sound class score, wherein each sound class score is representative of a degree of affiliation of the frame with a sound class of a plurality of sound classes; for a sound class score of the at least one sound class scores: determining a confidence that the sound class score is representative of a degree of affiliation of the frame with the sound class by processing a value for a property associated with the frame, wherein the value is processed using a learned model for the property; adjusting the sound class score for the frame based at least on the determined confidence.

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