Zexu Pan

Zexu Pan
  • Biography

    Zexu joined MERL after completing his Ph.D. at the National University of Singapore in 2023. His research interests are artificial intelligence, deep learning, and their applications on but not limited to speech processing, such as multi-modal speech enhancement, speaker extraction, speaker diarization, robust automatic speech recognition, multi-modal representation learning, and auditory attention detection.

  • Research Highlights

  • MERL Publications

    •  Pan, Z., Wichern, G., Masuyama, Y., Germain, F.G., Khurana, S., Hori, C., Le Roux, J., "Scenario-Aware Audio-Visual TF-GridNet for Target Speech Extraction", arXiv, October 2023.
      BibTeX arXiv
      • @article{Pan2023oct,
      • author = {Pan, Zexu and Wichern, Gordon and Masuyama, Yoshiki and Germain, Fran├žois G and Khurana, Sameer and Hori, Chiori and Le Roux, Jonathan},
      • title = {Scenario-Aware Audio-Visual TF-GridNet for Target Speech Extraction},
      • journal = {arXiv},
      • year = 2023,
      • month = oct,
      • url = {http://arxiv.org/abs/2310.19644}
      • }
    •  Bralios, D., Wichern, G., Germain, F.G., Pan, Z., Khurana, S., Hori, C., Le Roux, J., "Generation or Replication: Auscultating Audio Latent Diffusion Models", arXiv, October 2023.
      BibTeX arXiv
      • @article{Bralios2023oct,
      • author = {Bralios, Dimitrios and Wichern, Gordon and Germain, Fran├žois G and Pan, Zexu and Khurana, Sameer and Hori, Chiori and Le Roux, Jonathan},
      • title = {Generation or Replication: Auscultating Audio Latent Diffusion Models},
      • journal = {arXiv},
      • year = 2023,
      • month = oct,
      • url = {https://arxiv.org/abs/2310.10604}
      • }
    •  Pan, Z., Wichern, G., Germain, F., Subramanian, A., Le Roux, J., "Late Audio-Visual Fusion for In-The-Wild Speaker Diarization", arXiv, DOI: 10.48550/​arXiv.2211.01299, September 2023.
      BibTeX arXiv
      • @article{Pan2023sep,
      • author = {Pan, Zexu and Wichern, Gordon and Germain, Francois and Subramanian, Aswin and Le Roux, Jonathan},
      • title = {Late Audio-Visual Fusion for In-The-Wild Speaker Diarization},
      • journal = {arXiv},
      • year = 2023,
      • month = sep,
      • doi = {10.48550/arXiv.2211.01299},
      • url = {https://arxiv.org/abs/2211.01299}
      • }
    •  Pan, Z., Wichern, G., Germain, F., Subramanian, A.S., Le Roux, J., "Towards End-to-end Speaker Diarization in the Wild", arXiv, November 2022.
      BibTeX arXiv
      • @article{Pan2022nov,
      • author = {Pan, Zexu and Wichern, Gordon and Germain, Francois and Subramanian, Aswin Shanmugam and Le Roux, Jonathan},
      • title = {Towards End-to-end Speaker Diarization in the Wild},
      • journal = {arXiv},
      • year = 2022,
      • month = nov,
      • url = {https://arxiv.org/abs/2211.01299}
      • }
  • Other Publications

    •  Yidi Jiang, Ruijie Tao, Zexu Pan and Haizhou Li, "Target Active Speaker Detection with Audio-visual Cues", Proc. INTERSPEECH, 2023.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{jiang2023target,
      • author = {Jiang, Yidi and Tao, Ruijie and Pan, Zexu and Li, Haizhou},
      • title = {Target Active Speaker Detection with Audio-visual Cues},
      • booktitle = {Proc. INTERSPEECH},
      • year = 2023
      • }
    •  Junjie Li, Meng Ge, Zexu Pan, Rui Cao, Longbiao Wang, Jianwu Dang and Shiliang Zhang, "Rethinking the Visual Cues in Audio-visual Speaker Extraction", Proc. INTERSPEECH, 2023.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{li2023rethinking,
      • author = {Li, Junjie and Ge, Meng and Pan, Zexu and Cao, Rui and Wang, Longbiao and Dang, Jianwu and Zhang, Shiliang},
      • title = {Rethinking the Visual Cues in Audio-visual Speaker Extraction},
      • booktitle = {Proc. INTERSPEECH},
      • year = 2023
      • }
    •  Zexu Pan, Wupeng Wang, Marvin Borsdorf and Haizhou Li, "ImagineNet: Target Speaker Extraction with Intermittent Visual Cue Through Embedding Inpainting", Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Acoust., Speech, Signal Process., 2023.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{pan2023imaginenet,
      • author = {Pan, Zexu and Wang, Wupeng and Borsdorf, Marvin and Li, Haizhou},
      • title = {ImagineNet: Target Speaker Extraction with Intermittent Visual Cue Through Embedding Inpainting},
      • booktitle = {Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Acoust., Speech, Signal Process.},
      • year = 2023
      • }
    •  Tingting Wang, Zexu Pan, Meng Ge, Zhen Yang and Haizhou Li, "Time-Domain Speech Separation Networks With Graph Encoding Auxiliary", IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Vol. 30, pp. 110-114, 2023.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{wang2023graph,
      • author = {Wang, Tingting and Pan, Zexu and Ge, Meng and Yang, Zhen and Li, Haizhou},
      • title = {Time-Domain Speech Separation Networks With Graph Encoding Auxiliary},
      • journal = {IEEE Signal Processing Letters},
      • year = 2023,
      • volume = 30,
      • pages = {110--114}
      • }
    •  Zexu Pan, Ruijie Tao, Chenglin Xu and Haizhou Li, "Selective Listening by Synchronizing Speech with Lips", IEEE/ACM Trans. Audio, Speech, Lang. Process., Vol. 30, pp. 1650-1664, 2022.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{pan2021reentry,
      • author = {Pan, Zexu and Tao, Ruijie and Xu, Chenglin and Li, Haizhou},
      • title = {Selective Listening by Synchronizing Speech with Lips},
      • journal = {IEEE/ACM Trans. Audio, Speech, Lang. Process.},
      • year = 2022,
      • volume = 30,
      • pages = {1650--1664}
      • }
    •  Zexu Pan, Meng Ge and Haizhou Li, "A Hybrid Continuity Loss to Reduce Over-Suppression for Time-domain Target Speaker Extraction", Proc. INTERSPEECH, 2022, pp. 1786-1790.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{pan2022hybrid,
      • author = {Pan, Zexu and Ge, Meng and Li, Haizhou},
      • title = {A Hybrid Continuity Loss to Reduce Over-Suppression for Time-domain Target Speaker Extraction},
      • booktitle = {Proc. INTERSPEECH},
      • year = 2022,
      • pages = {1786--1790}
      • }
    •  Zexu Pan, Xinyuan Qian and Haizhou Li, "Speaker Extraction with Co-Speech Gestures Cue", IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Vol. 29, pp. 1467-1471, 2022.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{pan2022seg,
      • author = {Pan, Zexu and Qian, Xinyuan and Li, Haizhou},
      • title = {Speaker Extraction with Co-Speech Gestures Cue},
      • journal = {IEEE Signal Processing Letters},
      • year = 2022,
      • volume = 29,
      • pages = {1467--1471}
      • }
    •  Junjie Li, Meng Ge, Zexu Pan, Longbiao Wang and Jianwu Dang, "VCSE: Time-Domain Visual-Contextual Speaker Extraction Network", Proc. INTERSPEECH, 2022, pp. 906-910.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{tavcse2022,
      • author = {Li, Junjie and Ge, Meng and Pan, Zexu and Wang, Longbiao and Dang, Jianwu},
      • title = {VCSE: Time-Domain Visual-Contextual Speaker Extraction Network},
      • booktitle = {Proc. INTERSPEECH},
      • year = 2022,
      • pages = {906--910}
      • }
    •  Zexu Pan, Meng Ge and Haizhou Li, "USEV: Universal Speaker Extraction With Visual Cue", IEEE/ACM Trans. Audio, Speech, Lang. Process., Vol. 30, pp. 3032-3045, 2022.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{usev21,
      • author = {Pan, Zexu and Ge, Meng and Li, Haizhou},
      • title = {USEV: Universal Speaker Extraction With Visual Cue},
      • journal = {IEEE/ACM Trans. Audio, Speech, Lang. Process.},
      • year = 2022,
      • volume = 30,
      • pages = {3032--3045}
      • }
    •  Zexu Pan, Ruijie Tao, Chenglin Xu and Haizhou Li, "Muse: Multi-Modal Target Speaker Extraction with Visual Cues", Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Acoust., Speech, Signal Process., 2021, pp. 6678-6682.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{pan2020muse,
      • author = {Pan, Zexu and Tao, Ruijie and Xu, Chenglin and Li, Haizhou},
      • title = {Muse: Multi-Modal Target Speaker Extraction with Visual Cues},
      • booktitle = {Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Acoust., Speech, Signal Process.},
      • year = 2021,
      • pages = {6678--6682}
      • }
    •  Xinyuan Qian, Maulik Madhavi, Zexu Pan, Jiadong Wang and Haizhou Li, "Multi-target DoA Estimation with an Audio-visual Fusion Mechanism", Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Acoust., Speech, Signal Process., 2021, pp. 4280-4284.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{qian2021multi,
      • author = {Qian, Xinyuan and Madhavi, Maulik and Pan, Zexu and Wang, Jiadong and Li, Haizhou},
      • title = {Multi-target DoA Estimation with an Audio-visual Fusion Mechanism},
      • booktitle = {Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Acoust., Speech, Signal Process.},
      • year = 2021,
      • pages = {4280--4284}
      • }
    •  Ruijie Tao, Zexu Pan, Rohan Kumar Das, Xinyuan Qian, Mike Zheng Shou and Haizhou Li, "Is Someone Speaking? Exploring Long-term Temporal Features for Audio-visual Active Speaker Detection", Proc. of the 29th ACM Int. Conf. on Multimedia, 2021, pp. 3927-3935.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{tao2021someone,
      • author = {Tao, Ruijie and Pan, Zexu and Das, Rohan Kumar and Qian, Xinyuan and Shou, Mike Zheng and Li, Haizhou},
      • title = {Is Someone Speaking? Exploring Long-term Temporal Features for Audio-visual Active Speaker Detection},
      • booktitle = {Proc. of the 29th ACM Int. Conf. on Multimedia},
      • year = 2021,
      • pages = {3927--3935}
      • }
    •  Zexu Pan, Zhaojie Luo, Jichen Yang and Haizhou Li, "Multi-Modal Attention for Speech Emotion Recognition", Proc. INTERSPEECH, 2020, pp. 364-368.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{pan2020multi,
      • author = {Pan, Zexu and Luo, Zhaojie and Yang, Jichen and Li, Haizhou},
      • title = {Multi-Modal Attention for Speech Emotion Recognition},
      • booktitle = {Proc. INTERSPEECH},
      • year = 2020,
      • pages = {364--368}
      • }