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This thesis addresses the problem of multichannel audio source separation by exploiting deep neural networks (DNNs). We build upon the classical expectation-maximization (EM) based source separation framework employing a multichannel Gaussian model, in which the sources are characterized by their power spectral densities and their source spatial covariance matrices. We explore and optimize the use of DNNs for estimating these spectral and spatial parameters. Employing the estimated source parameters, we then derive a time-varying multichannel Wiener filter for the separation of each source. We extensively study the impact of various design choices for the spectral and spatial DNNs. We consider different cost functions, time-frequency representations, architectures, and training data sizes. Those cost functions notably include ... toggle 3 keywords

multichannel audio source separation multichannel gaussian model deep neural networks


Nugraha, Aditya Arie
Université de Lorraine
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Dec. 31, 2017

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