A Colored Noise Suppressor Using Lattice Filter with Correlation Controlled Algorithm
A noise suppression technique is necessary in a wide range of applications including mobile communication and speech recogunition systems. We have previously proposed a noise suppressor using lattice filter which can cancel a white noise from an observed signal. Unfortunately, many practical noises are not white, and hence the conventional noise suppressor is not available for the practical noises. In this paper, we propose a new adaptive algorithm used for the lattice filter to suppress a colored noise. The proposed algorithm can be directly derived from the conventional time recursive algorithm. To extract a speech from a speech mixed with colored noise, the lattice filter with the proposed algorithm gives a noise replica whose auto-correlation is close to the noise's one. Subtracting the noise replica from the observed noisy speech, we can obtain an extracted speech. Simulation results showed that the proposed noise suppressor can extract a speech from a speech mixed with a tunnel noise which is a colored noise recorded in a practical environment.
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