Richard McWalter




PhD Student


Hearing Systems, DTU Elektro

Research Interests

My research is focused on human hearing. Primarily, I investigate the perception, processing and functional organization of sound textures in the human auditory system, and what strategies we might employ to interpret our surroundings efficiently.

Research Groups


Curriculum Vitae



MSc, Engineering Acoustics, Technical University of Denmark


BEng – Electrical, University of Victoria, Canada


2011 - 2012

DSP Engineer, Dynamic Hearing, Melbourne Australia

Full CV


Statistical representation of sound textures in the impaired auditory system. / Richard McWalter*, Torsten Dau. Proceedings of ISAAR 2015. ed. / S. Santurette; T. Dau; J. C. Dalsgaard; T. Tranebjærg; T. Andersen. 2015.

Improvements in Elimination of Loudspeaker Distortion in Acoustic Measurements. / Agerkvist, Finn T.; Torras Rosell, Antoni; McWalter, Richard Ian. Proceedings of 138th International Audio Engineering Society (AES) Convention. Audio Engineering Society, 2015.

Eliminating transducer distortion in acoustic measurements. / Agerkvist, Finn T.; Torras Rosell, Antoni; McWalter, Richard Ian. Proceedings of the 137th AES Convention. Audio Engineering Society, 2014. p. 824-833 Convention Paper 9204.

Analysis of the Auditory System via Sound Texture Synthesis. / McWalter, Richard Ian; Dau, Torsten. Proceedings of the International Conference on Acoustics - AIA-DAGA 2013 . 2013. p. 1114-1117.

New Music Interfaces for Rhythm-Based Retrieval. / Kapur, Ajay; McWalter, Richard Ian; Tzanetakis, George. Proceedings of ISMIR 2005: 6th International Conference on Music Information Retrieval. 2005. p. 130-136.

Subband-based Drum Transcription for Audio Signals. / Tzanetakis, George; McWalter, Richard Ian; Kapur, Ajay. 2005 IEEE 7th Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing. IEEE, 2005.