Auditory Inspired Methods for Multiple Speaker Localization and Tracking Using a Circular Microphone Array (2012)
Abstract / truncated to 115 words
This thesis presents a new approach to the problem of localizing and tracking multiple acoustic sources using a microphone array. The use of microphone arrays offers enhancements of speech signals recorded in meeting rooms and office spaces. A common solution for speech enhancement in realistic environments with ambient noise and multi-path propagation is the application of so-called beamforming techniques, that enhance signals at the desired angle, using constructive interference, while attenuating signals coming from other directions, by destructive interference. Such beamforming algorithms require as prior knowledge the source location. Therefore, source localization and tracking algorithms are an integral part of such a system. However, conventional localization algorithms deteriorate in realistic scenarios with multiple concurrent speakers. ... toggle 2 keywordssource localisation – microphone arrays
The current layout is optimized for mobile phones. Page previews, thumbnails, and full abstracts will remain hidden until the browser window grows in width.
The current layout is optimized for tablet devices. Page previews and some thumbnails will remain hidden until the browser window grows in width.