Aswin Sivaraman

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Deep Autotuner

We describe a machine-learning approach to pitch correcting a solo singing performance in a karaoke setting, where the solo voice and accompaniment are available on separate tracks...

Last Updated: Feb 18, 2019 2 min read — Tags: research
Favorite Music of 2018

This was genuinely, across the board, a phenomenal year for music. I was compelled to put together another end-of-the-year list in December, but so many releases were happening in the last two months...

Last Updated: Feb 14, 2019 4 min read — Tags: list music
On the Air

I'm also involved in the student broadcasting culture at Indiana University, collaborating with on-campus organizations like WIUX and IUSTV...

Last Updated: Feb 11, 2019 1 min read — Tags: projects
Travel Thoughts on Tokyo & Kyoto

This post is a long time overdue, but since a few friends of mine have asked for my trip itinerary, as well as general advice with regards to travel in Japan, I figured it was time to write this out...

Last Updated: Feb 20, 2018 14 min read — Tags: travel
Interactive Travel Mapper

I did a lot of driving in 2017, so much so that I thought it'd be nice to chart it all out interactively in a video. Thus, Mappr was born. It is a Python program which parses city data and location...

Last Updated: Jan 28, 2018 < 1 min read — Tags: projects python travel
Redoing My Website

Welcome to the latest iteration of my website for 2018! Thematically, it's the same as the former, but a ton has changed under the hood. Here are the major changes...

Last Updated: Dec 17, 2017 11 min read — Tags: projects web
Favorite Music of 2017

Here's a quick list of all my favorite albums and EPs from this past year. There's no denying that the mainstream sound of 2017 was by and large hip-hop. It was pretty inescapable—infectious...

Last Updated: Dec 15, 2017 3 min read — Tags: list music
Psychoacoustics for Speech Denoising

We present a psychoacoustically enhanced cost function to balance neural network complexity and perceptual performance of deep neural networks for speech denoising. While training the network, we utilize...

Last Updated: Oct 29, 2017 2 min read — Tags: research