Steven Van Kuyk

PhD Student School of Engineering and Computer Science

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Thesis Info

Research Interests: Speech intelligibility prediction, speech enhancement, talker variability, information theory, signal processing, machine learning.
Thesis Title: Speech Communication from an Information Theoretical Perspective
Supervisor: Prof. Bastiaan Kleijn, Dr. Richard Hendriks


  • A. Kolchinsky; B. D. Tracey; S. Van Kuyk; "Caveats for information bottleneck in deterministic scenarios", in International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR), 2019
  • S. Van Kuyk; W. B. Kleijn; R. C. Hendriks;An evaluation of intrusive instrumental intelligibility metrics,” IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, 2018
  • S. Van Kuyk; W. B. Kleijn; R. C. Hendriks; “An instrumental intelligibility metric based on information theory,” in IEEE Signal Processing Letters , 2018.
  • S. Van Kuyk; W. B. Kleijn; R. C. Hendriks; "On the information rate of speech communication," in IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP) , 2017.
  • S. Van Kuyk; W. B. Kleijn; R. C. Hendriks; "An intelligibility metric based on a simple model of speech communication," in International Workshop on Acoustic Signal Enhancement (IWAENC), 2016. (Best paper award)