Evaluation Results

The evaluation results of the LOCATA Challenge are published in the following paper.

The LOCATA Challenge: Acoustic Source Localization and Tracking
Christine Evers, Heinrich W. Löllmann, Heinrich Mellmann, Alexander Schmidt, Hendrik Barfuss, Patrick A. Naylor, Walter Kellermann

Proceedings of the LOCATA Challenge Workshop

The following contributions have been submitted to the LOCATA Challenge and were partly presented at the LOCATA workshop, which took place on Sept. 20, 2018 as a satellite event of the IWAENC 2018 in Tokio.


1. Binaural Source Localization based on Modulation-Domain Features and Decision Pooling
Semih Agcaer, Rainer Martin
2. Intensity Particle Flow SMC-PHD Filter for Audio Speaker Tracking
Yang Liu, Wenwu Wang, Volkan Kilic
3. LOCATA Challenge: Speaker Localization with a Planar Array
Xinyuan Qian, Andrea Cavallaro, Alessio Brutti, Maurizio Omologo
4. A Cascaded Multiple-Speaker Localization and Tracking System
Xiaofei Li, Yutong Ban, Laurent Girin, Xavier Alameda-Pineda, Radu Horaud
5. Evaluation of an Open-Source Implementation of the SRP-PHAT Algorithm within the 2018 LOCATA Challenge
Romain Lebarbenchon, Ewen Camberlein, Diego di Carlo, Clement Gaultier, Antoine Deleforge, Nancy Bertin
6. Localization and Tracking of an Acoustic Source using a Diagonal Unloading Beamforming and a Kalman Filter
Daniele Salvati, Carlo Drioli, Gian Luca Foresti
7. Circular Statistics-based Low Complexity DOA Estimation for Hearing Aid Application
Lars D. Mosgaard, David Pelegrin-Garcia, Thomas B. Elmedyb, Michael J. Pihl, Pejman Mowlaee
8. LOCATA Challenge: A Deep Neural Networks-Based Regression Approach for Direction-Of-Arrival Estimation
Junhyeong Pak and Jong Won Shin
9. TRAMP: Tracking by a Realtime Ambisonic-Based Particle Filter
Srdan Kitic, Alexandre Guerin
10. Description of Algorithms for Ben-Gurion University Submission to the LOCATA Challenge
Lior Madmoni, Hanan Beit-On, Hai Morgenstern, Boaz Rafaely
11. MUSIC-based Sound Source Localization and Tracking for Tasks 1 and 3
Kazuhiro Nakadai, Katsutoshi Itoyama, Kotaro Hoshiba, Hiroshi G. Okuno
12. Multiple Source Direction of Arrival Estimation using Subspace Pseudointensity Vectors
Alastair H. Moore


Submission Overview

No Affiliation Country Type of Institution Challenge Tasks Challenge IDs
1 Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum Germany Universtiy 1 1
2 University of Surrey UK University 4 2
Izmir Katip Celebi University Turkey University
3 Queen Mary University of London UK University 1,3,5 3
Fondazione Bruno Kessler Italy Research Institute
4 Inria Grenoble Rhone-Alpes France Research Institute 1-6 4
5 Univ. Rennes France University 1,3,5 6
Univ. de Lorraine France University
INRIA France Research Institute
6 University of Udine Italy University 1,3,5 7
7 Widex A/S Denmark Industry 1,3,5 8
8 Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology South Korea University 1 9
9 Orange Labs France Industry 1-4 10
10 Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Israel University 1,2 11,12
11 Honda Research Institute Japan Industry 1,3 13,14
Tokyo Institute of Technology Japan University
Kanagawa University Japan University
Waseda University Japan University
12 Imperial College London UK University 2 15,16