The third DCASE Challenge is organized between 15th March 2017 - 31th July 2017. The challenge is organized by Tampere University of Technology in collaboration with the Carnegie Mellon University, and INRIA, and it is an official IEEE Audio and Acoustic Signal Processing (AASP) challenge. Results of the challenge are presented at the DCASE 2017 Workshop, in which selected peer-reviewed publications on challenge submission are presented.


  • Task 1, Acoustic scene classification
  • Task 2, Detection of rare sound events
  • Task 3, Sound event detection in real life audio
  • Task 4, Large-scale weakly supervised sound event detection for smart cars

Full results for all tasks can be found on the DCASE2017 Challenge website.