On a Robust FDAF Step Size Control

Conference: Sprachkommunikation 2006 - ITG-Fachtagung
04/26/2006 - 04/28/2006 at Kiel, Germany

Proceedings: Sprachkommunikation 2006

Pages: 4Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Steinert, Kai (BenQ Mobile GmbH & Co. OHG, 81667 Munich, Germany)
Fingscheidt, Tim (Siemens AG, Corporate Technology, 81730 Munich, Germany)

In acoustic echo cancellation approaches oftentimes a frequency-domain adaptive filter (FDAF) is employed. Its performance depends crucially on the step size control. Nitsch derived an optimum frequency-selective step size using several assumptions. Starting from the same cost function, we fully rederive a step size formula under weaker assumptions in order to find a more accurate and robust result which furthermore does not need an estimate of the near-end signal power anymore. Its superiority is proven by simulations of the convergence behavior in terms of the system distance.