Departmental Papers (ESE)


The need to accurately and efficiently estimate room impulse responses arises in many acoustic signal processing applications. In this work, we present a general family of algorithms which contain the conventional normalized least mean squares (NLMS) algorithm as a special case. Specific members of this family yield estimates which are robust both to different noise models and choice of parameters. We demonstrate the merits of our approach to accurately estimate sparse room impulse responses in simulations with speech signals.

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May 2006


Copyright 2006 IEEE. Reprinted from 2006 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, Volume 3, pages III-748 - III-751.
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Date Posted: 16 April 2007

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