There is no difference between theory and practice... in theory.
-Yogi Berra
Dr. Ir. Stéphane Pigeon, research engineer & sound designer

MPEG-2 Encoders / Digital Television / HDTV

Image-based Biometric Authentication

  • J. Bigün, S. Pigeon, L. Vandendorpe et al. : 'Multi-modal person verification tools using speech and images', ECMAST'96 - European Conference on Multimedia Applications, Services and Techniques, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, May 1996, Proceedings, pp. 747-761.
  • S. Pigeon and L. Vandendorpe : 'Profile authentication using a Chamfer matching algorithm', AVBPA'97 - First Intl Conference on Audio- and Video-based Person Authentication, Crans-Montana, Suisse, March 12-14, 1997, in Lecture Notes in Computer Science, n° 1206, pp. 185-192.
  • S. Pigeon and L. Vandendorpe : 'The M2VTS Multimodal face database (Release 1.00)', AVBPA'97 - First Intl Conference on Audio- and Video-based person Authentication, Crans-Montana, Suisse, March 12-14, 1997, in Lecture Notes in Computer Sciences, n° 1206, pp. 401-409.
  • S. Pigeon and L. Vandendorpe : 'A Chamfer matching algorithm for human profile recognition', ORBEL 11, Namur, Belgium, Jan. 16-17, 1997, Proc., Jan. 97, pp. 81-83.
  • S. Pigeon and L. Vandendorpe : 'Multiple experts for robust face authentication', SPIE Electronic Imaging'98, Optical Security and counterfeit deterrence techniques, San Jose, USA, Jan. 29-30, 1998, Vol. 3314, pp. 166-177.
  • S. Pigeon and L. Vandendorpe : 'Multimodal biometric person authentication', Intl Symposium on Pattern Recognition "in Memorian Pierre Devijver", Feb. 12, 1999, Bruxelles, Proceedings, pp. 84-89.
  • S. Pigeon and L. Vandendorpe : 'Image-based multimodal face authentication', Signal Processing, Vol. 69, n° 1, August 1998, pp. 59-79.
  • S. Pigeon : 'Vérification Multimodale d'Identité', PhD Thesis, UCL, 1999.

Speech Processing / Fusion

NATO Related

Source and Channel Coding

Audio Tutorials

  • S. Pigeon : 'An Introduction to Sound Branding', PDA Conference, Ibiza, May 3-5, 2007.
  • S. Pigeon : 'Le Son', Collège Belgique, Académie des Sciences, Leçon du 1 Décembre 2010.
  • S. Pigeon : 'Du Son au Timbre, une Synthèse de notre Perception Auditive', TAIMA 2011, Hammamet, Tunisia, Oct. 2011.