ROTHMANN

AI ENGINEER

Software developer & machine learning geek. Working with AI for the betterment of sound and creative control. Contributing writer for Towards Data Science, winner of the Google Innovation Award at AUHack18 and an interviewee for Engadget.

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PROJECTS

After 7 years of practical experience as a professional in audio engineering, I moved into research and and software development for smarter audio processing. Here are some projects I’ve worked on:

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Smarter Audio: A conceptual framework for performing “smart” audio processing with artificial intelligence by modeling the human auditory system. Initial tests of the framework reduced latency of sound classification by a factor of 300 compared to previous approaches. Developed in cooperation with Aarhus University and Dynaudio A/S. Read more about it in Towards Data Science.

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Roth-AIR: A VST/AU plug-in mixing tool for easily adding airy, crispy presence to your audio. Go to Downloads to get it for free.

The Overheard: A loudness-based automatic gain control algorithm, designed for regulating live-streamed audio installations taking place during Aarhus-2017, European Capital of Culture. A paper about this algorithm was published in the peer-reviewed proceedings of NIME2017.

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#Dokk1Sounds: An interactive audiovisual installation at Aarhus’ main library Dokk1 which automatically downloads content related to Dokk1 from social media and remixes it into a new musical context as a soundscape composition. Commissioned by Aarhus Kommune and developed in cooperation with Aarhus University researchers.

PUBLICATIONS

During my research on audio processing with AI, I have contributed as a writer for Towards Data Science, been interviewed by Engadget and published peer-reviewed research on a perceptually based sound compression algorithm.

The Promise of AI in Audio Processing

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Human-Like Machine Hearing with AI

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What’s Wrong With CNNs and Spectrograms for Audio Processing?

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Could Google’s ‘Smart Sound’ Be More Than Just A Gimmick?

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Applying the EBU R128 Loudness Standard in Live-Streaming Sound Sculptures

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FREE STUFF

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Roth-AIR: A VST/AU plug-in mixing tool for easily adding airy, crispy presence to your audio.

Click for free download (Win/Mac)
System requirements:
Windows 7 SP1 or later
Mac OSX Mavericks 10.9 or later

Source code

CONTACT

Daniel Rothmann
Aarhus, Denmark
daniel@danielrothmann.com
+45 20 92 28 36