SEEK: Salford Environment for Expertise and Knowledge
Dr Francis Li
Dr Francis Li
postal addressNewton Building, University of Salford, The Crescent, Greater Manchester, M5 4WT.
email addressf.f.li@salford.ac.uk
telephone0161 2955462
Key Memberships
Full Member of Research Centre: Salford Innovation Research Centre (SIRC)
From September 2015 to present.
Full Member of Research Centre: Acoustics Research Centre
From October 2009 to August 2015.
Profile Summary
Architectural acoustics Electroacoustics Digital processing of speech Music and multimedia signals Artificial intelligence Soft-computing
Key Projects
2016
Sep
S3A: Future Spatial Audio for an Immersive Listener Experience at Home (SGRB57 Additional Funds)
EPSRC, 42,655.00.
Principal Investigator: T Cox (50%). Co-Investigators: B Shirley (10%), I Drumm (10%), Y Lam (10%), B Fazenda (10%), F Li (10%).
2010
Nov
Mood Extraction and Theme Music
BBC, 4,400.00.
Principal Investigator: T Cox (50%). Co-Investigator: F Li (50%).
2009
Jul
FascinatE
EC (Framework), 402,754.00.
Principal Investigator: B Shirley (60%). Co-Investigators: F Li (20%), I Drumm (20%).
2008
Jun
Synthesized Music for Room Acoustic Measurement.
Leverhulme Trust, 65,164.00.
Investigators: F Li (70%), T Cox (30%).
2008
May
Statistical Quantification of Vocal Effort Level Distribution
Her Majesty's Government Communications Centre (HMGCC), 79,260.00.
Investigators: T Cox (33%), J Angus (33%), F Li (33%).
Key Publications
Refereed Journal Articles
Other Journal Articles
Book Sections
Papers in Published Conference Proceedings
Key Presence
Conference Organisation
2005
IEEE international conference on Machine learning and cybernetics, IEEE ICMLC conference 2005.
2002
International Conference on Recent Advances in Soft Computing, RASC 2002 conference.
Conference Presentations
2017
Numerous conference presentations.
Consultancy Roles
2017
Her Majesty's Government Communication Centre (HMGCC) and advice on 'speech/vocal effort level and its distribution' (Secured a contract (through academic enterprise))
External Examiner Duties
2017
External member on validation panel for two Sound Engineering Degree Programmes for Bolton University
Industrial Collaboration and Exploitation
2017
Work for Her Majesty's Government Communication Centre (HMGCC) on 'speech/vocal effort level and its distribution'.
Invited Papers and Lectures
2005
Machine learning for Speech processing session chair of IEEE international conference on Machine learning and cybernetics, IEEE ICMLC conference 2005.
2003
Invited lecture - IoA conference, Reproduced Sound 2003 'On the complexity of speech intelligibility measurements in packetised transmission channels'
2002
Speech signal processing session chair of International Conference on Recent Advances in Soft Computing, RASC 2002 conference.
Memberships of External Bodies
2017
Member of IEEE
Other Evidence of External Esteem
2017
Reviewer - Journal Acta Acustica united with Acustica
2007
Reviewer - 15th IEEE International Conference on Digital Signal Processing, 2007
2005
Reviewer - Journal of Applied Acoustics