Data-Driven Speech Enhancement

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

Our new approach to speech enhancement employs a trained weighting rule for noisy speech spectral amplitudes. Training is performed with noise types of relevance for a specific application requiring separate clean speech and background noise training data. Training result is an individual weighting rule indexed by the a posteriori SNR and the a priori SNR for each frequency bin. The approach outperforms known speech enhancement techniques that perform explicit modeling of the speech and noise spectrum pdf. We prove the potential of our algorithm with simulations reporting noise attenuation and speech distortion.