VDE e.V./ITG (Hrsg)

IWAENC 2012

International Workshop on Acoustic Signal Enhancement, Proceedings, RWTH Aachen University, September 4th - 6th, 2012

2012, 330 pages, Slimlinebox, CD-Rom
ISBN 978-3-8007-3451-1
Personal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title

The workshop will focus on theory and algorithms for digital enhancement of acoustic signals as well as on signal processing applications in, e.g., digital cell phones, audio-visual conferencing systems, voice control systems, and hearing aids.

1

Speaker Tracking for Teleconferencing via Binaural Headset Microphones

Authors:
Gamper, Hannes; Tervo, Sakari; Lokki, Tapio
2

Transient Interference Suppression in Speech Signals Based on the OM-LSA Algorithm

Authors:
Hirszhorn, Ariel; Dov, David; Talmon, Ronen; Cohen, Israel
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4

Maximum a Posteriori Trajectory Estimation for Acoustic Source Tracking

Authors:
Brutti, Alessio; Omologo, Maurizio; Svaizer, Piergiorgio
5

Microphone Array Position Self-Calibration from Reverberant Speech Input

Authors:
Jacob, Florian; Schmalenstroeer, Joerg; Haeb-Umbach, Reinhold
6

Crosstalk Cancellation System Using a Head Tracker Based on Interaural Time Differences

Authors:
Lacouture-Parodi, Yesenia; Habets, Emanu¨el A.P.
7

Estimation of Direct-to-Reverberation Energy Ratio Based On Isotropic and Homogeneous Propagation Model

Authors:
Hioka, Yusuke; Furuya, Ken’ichi; Niwa, Kenta; Haneda, Yoichi
8

A Psychoacoustic-Based Analysis of the Impact of Pre-Echoes and Post-Echoes in Soundfield Rendering Applications

Authors:
Bianchi, L.; Antonacci, F.; Canclini, A.; Sarti, A.; Tubaro, S.
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10

Performance Comparison of Algorithms for Blind Reverberation Time Estimation from Speech

Authors:
Gaubitch, N. D.; Löllmann, H. W.; Jeub, M.; Falk, T. H.; Naylor, P. A.; Vary, P.; Brookes, M.
11

Source Localization Based on the Doppler Effect

Authors:
Schasse, Alexander; Tendyck, Christian; Martin, Rainer
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14

Noise Estimation Based on Soft Decisions and Conditional Smoothing for Speech Enhancement

Authors:
Yong, Pei Chee; Nordholm, Sven; Dam, Hai Huyen
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18

Noise PSD Estimation Using Blind Source Separation in a Diffuse Noise Field

Authors:
Wang, Lin; Gerkmann, Timo; Doclo, Simon
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20

Reverberation-Robust Online Multi-Speaker Tracking by Using a Microphone Array and CASA Processing

Authors:
Plinge, Axel; Hennecke, Marius H.; Fink, Gernot A.
21

Exact Localization of Planar Acoustic Reflectors in Three-Dimensional Geometries

Authors:
Canclini, A.; Antonacci, F.; Filos, J.; Sarti, A.; Naylor, P.
22

Modeling External Volume Changes in Stereo Echo Cancellers

Authors:
Nemer, Elias; Leblanc, Wilf
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25

Echo Reduction Using Wiener Gains Considering Short-Time Correlation Between Echo and Near-End Speech

Authors:
Fukui, Masahiro; Nakagawa, Akira; Shimauchi, Suehiro; Haneda, Yoichi; Kataoka, Akitoshi
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28

Blind Matched Filtering for Speech Recording in Uncorrelated Noise

Authors:
Freudenberger, Jürgen; Stenzel, Sebastian
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30

Posterior Residual Echo Canceling and its Complexity Reduction in the Wave Domain

Authors:
Emura, Satoru; Koyama, Shoichi; Furuya, Ken'ichi; Haneda, Yoichi
31

Optimized Preprocessing for Spatially Robust Room Impulse Response Reshaping

Authors:
Jungmann, Jan Ole; Mazur, Radoslaw; Mertins, Alfred
32

Distortionless-Response vs. Matched-Filter-Array Processing for Adaptive Binaural Noise Reduction

Authors:
Azarpour, Masoumeh; Enzner, Gerald; Martin, Rainer
33

A Maximum A Posteriori Approach to Multichannel Speech Dereverberation and Denoising

Authors:
Schmid, Dominic; Malik, Sarmad; Enzner, Gerald
34

Numerical Near Field Optimization of Weighted Delay-and-Sum Microphone Arrays

Authors:
Schäfer, Magnus; Heese, Florian; Wernerus, Jona; Vary, Peter
35

ViSQOL: The Virtual Speech Quality Objective Listener

Authors:
Hines, Andrew; Skoglund, Jan; Kokaram, Anil; Harte, Naomi
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38

STFT Phase Improvement for Single Channel Speech Enhancement

Authors:
Krawczyk, Martin; Gerkmann, Timo
39

A Tradeoff Beamformer for Noise Reduction in the Spherical Harmonic Domain

Authors:
Jarrett, Daniel P.; Habets, Emanuël A. P.; Benesty, Jacob; Naylor, Patrick A.
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41

On Blocking Matrix-Based Dereverberation for Automatic Speech Recognition

Authors:
Schwarz, Andreas; Reindl, Klaus; Kellermann, Walter
42

Discriminability Measure for Microphone Array Source Localization

Authors:
Nunes, L. O.; Martins, W. A.; Lima, M. V. S.; Biscainho, L. W. P.; Lee, B.; Said, A.; Schafer, R. W.
43

Plenacoustic Imaging in the Ray Space

Authors:
Markovic, D.; Sandrini, G.; Antonacci, F.; Sarti, A.; Tubaro, S.
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45

Reflection Coefficient Estimation by Pseudospectrum Matching

Authors:
Markovic, D.; Hofmann, C.; Antonacci, F.; Kowalczyk, K.; Sarti, A.; Kellermann, W.
46

Improved Prediction of Nearly-Periodic Signals

Authors:
Kleijn, W. Bastiaan; Skoglund, Jan
47

Optimal 3D Beamforming Using Measured Microphone Directivity Patterns

Authors:
Thomas, Mark R. P.; Ahrens, Jens; Tashev, Ivan
48

Distributed MVDR Beamforming for (Wireless) Microphone Networks Using Message Passing

Authors:
Heusdens, Richard; Zhang, Guoqiang; Hendriks, Richard C.; Zeng, Yuan; Kleijn, W. Bastiaan
49

Theoretical Analysis of Musical Noise Generation in Noise Reduction Methods with Decision-Directed a Priori SNR Estimator

Authors:
Kanehara, Suzumi; Saruwatari, Hiroshi; Miyazaki, Ryoichi; Shikano, Kiyohiro; Kondo, Kazunobu
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51

Multichannel Signal Enhancement Using a Remote Wireless Microphone

Authors:
Bloemendal, Brian; van de Laar, Jakob; Sommen, Piet
52

A Morphological Approach to Single-Channel Wind-Noise Suppression

Authors:
Hofmann, Christian; Wolff, Tobias; Buck, Markus; Haulick, Tim; Kellermann, Walter
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54

A New Approach for Reduction of Supergaussian Noise Using Autoregressive Interpolation and Time-Frequency Masking

Authors:
Ruhland, Marco; Goetze, Stefan; Brandt, Matthias; Doclo, Simon; Bitzer, Joerg
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56

Musical-Noise-Free Blind Speech Extraction Using ICA-Based Noise Estimation with Channel Selection

Authors:
Miyazaki, Ryoichi; Saruwatari, Hiroshi; Shikano, Kiyohiro; Kondo, Kazunobu
57

Underdetermined DOA Estimation by the Non-Linear MUSIC Exploiting Higher-Order Moments

Authors:
Sugimoto, Yuya; Miyabe, Shigeki; Yamada, Takeshi; Makino, Shoji; Juang, Fred
58

A Multiple Hypothesis Gaussian Mixture Filter for Acoustic Source Localization and Tracking

Authors:
Oualil, Youssef; Faubel, Friedrich; Klakow, Dietrich
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60

Multi-Channel Noise Reduction in Hearing Aids with Wireless Access to an External Reference Signal

Authors:
Geusens, Annelies; Bertrand, Alexander; Cornelis, Bram; Moonen, Marc
61

Sound Field Model Violations in Parametric Spatial Sound Processing

Authors:
Thiergart, Oliver; Habets, Emanuël A. P.
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63

3D Spatial Soundfield Recording over Large Regions

Authors:
Samarasinghe, Prasanga N.; Abhayapala, Thushara D.; Poletti, M. A.
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65

Low Variance Blind Estimation of the Reverberation Time

Authors:
López, Nicolás; Grenier, Yves; Bourmeyster, Ivan
66

Adaption of a Prediction Model for Noisy Speech Quality Assessment

Authors:
Reimes, J.; Gierlich, H. W.; Mauer, G.
67

Modeling Late Reverberation in Acoustic Echo Suppression

Authors:
Favrot, Alexis; Faller, Christof; Kuech, Fabian
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72

Beamformer for Driving Binaural Speech Enhancement

Authors:
Löllmann, Heinrich W.; Vary, Peter
73

Speech Enhancement Using Emotion-Dependent Codebooks

Authors:
Rao Naidu, D. Hanumantha; Srinivasan, Sriram
74

Multichannel Adaptive Filtering with Sparseness Constraints

Authors:
Helwani, Karim; Buchner, Herbert; Spors, Sascha
75

Robust and Low Complexity Delay Estimation

Authors:
Völcker, Björn; Kleijn, W. Bastiaan
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77

Blind Separation of Infinitely Many Sparse Sources

Authors:
Kameoka, Hirokazu; Sato, Misa; Ono, Takuma; Ono, Nobutaka; Sagayama, Shigeki
78

Dual Channel Echo Postfiltering for Hands-Free Mobile Terminals

Authors:
Yemdji, Christelle; Idrissa, Moctar Mossi; Evans, Nicholas; Beaugeant, Christophe; Vary, Peter
79

Optimized Spherical Sound Source for Room Reflection Analysis

Authors:
Pollow, Martin; Klein, Johannes; Dietrich, Pascal; Behler, Gottfried K.; Vorländer, Michael
80

Acoustic Signal Processing in Noise: It‘s Not Getting Any Quieter

Authors:
Naylor, Patrick A.; Gaubitch, Nikolay D.
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82

Single-Microphone Speech Enhancement by Skewness Maximization and Spectral Subtraction

Authors:
Mosayyebpour, Saeed; Gulliver, T. Aaron; Esmaeili, Morteza
83

PATHS TOWARD HD-VOICE COMMUNICATION

Authors:
Geiser, Bernd