Intercampus Program in Communicative Disorders
B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Sheffield, UK, 2000
Dr. Kokkinakis' research focuses on signal processing, binaural hearing mechanisms and psychoacoustics. His research interests lie in the development of speech coding strategies and their application to cochlear implants.
K Kokkinakis and P C Loizou (2010). Advances in Modern Blind Signal Separation Algorithms: Theory and Applications (Morgan & Claypool, San Rafael, CA).
K Kokkinakis and P C Loizou (2009). Selective-tap blind dereverberation for two-microphone enhancement of reverberant speech, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, 16, 961-964.
K Kokkinakis and P C Loizou (2008). Using blind source separation techniques to improve speech recognition in bilateral cochlear implant patients, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 123 (4) 2379-2390.
K Kokkinakis and A K Nandi (2007). Generalized Gamma density-based score functions for fast and flexible ICA, Signal Processing, 87 (5), 1156-1162.
K Kokkinakis and A K Nandi (2006). Multichannel blind deconvolution for source separation in convolutive mixtures of speech, IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech, Language Processing, 14 (1), 200-212.
K Kokkinakis and A K Nandi (2005). Exponent parameter estimation for generalized Gaussian probability density functions with application to speech modeling, Signal Processing, 85 (9), 1852-1858.
Principal Investigator (PI: Kostas Kokkinakis), Blind processing for better speech recognition with cochlear implant devices, R03 DC 008882, 6/1/2009 - 6/1/2013, National Institutes of Health (NIDCD), $225,000.
Principal Investigator (PI: Kostas Kokkinakis), Binaural speech perception with auditory prostheses, UL1 TR 000001, 3/1/2013 - 3/1/2014, NIH Clinical and Translational Science Award, Frontiers Program, $30,000
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