Mauro Falcone

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Born in Rome in 1961, he received a degree, with maximum vote, in Physics from the University of Rome “La Sapienza”, discussing a thesis on automatic speech recognition. He has been project advisor for several TLC and ICT companies. He has been expert consultant for the Italian Judicial Authority. In 1988 he starts his collaboration with FUB, then he take task responsibility in many European projects. He has been Italian representative in ITU, where he also had the role of rapporteur. He conducted several speech and audio quality campaigns for both ITU and ETSI. 

In the last year he was involved at a national and international level in the problem of audio loudness in broadcast. His research areas concern: speech and audio system evaluation/assessment; speech and audio quality; speech technology; speaker recognition; biometrics. He is in the scientific committee of most important conferences in the field, and in a number of review committees. He has about 100 publications.