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—Cochannel (two-talker) speech separation is predominantly addressed using pretrained speaker dependent models. In this paper, we propose an unsupervised approach to separating cochannel speech. Our approach follows the two main stages of computational auditory scene analysis: segmentation and grouping. For voiced speech segregation, the proposed system(More)
Unvoiced speech poses a big challenge to current monaural speech segregation systems. It lacks harmonic structure and is highly susceptible to interference due to its relatively weak energy. This paper describes a new approach to segregate unvoiced speech from nonspeech interference. The system first estimates a voiced binary mask, and then performs(More)
Unvoiced-voiced portions of cochannel speech contain considerable amounts of both voiced and unvoiced speech and play a significant role in separation. Motivated by recent developments in separation of speech from nonspeech noise, we propose a classification-based approach for unvoiced-voiced speech separation. A new feature set consisting of pitch-based(More)
—While a lot of effort has been made in computational auditory scene analysis to segregate voiced speech from monaural mixtures, unvoiced speech segregation has not received much attention. Unvoiced speech is highly susceptible to interference due to its relatively weak energy and lack of harmonic structure, and hence makes its segregation extremely(More)
—Singing pitch estimation and singing voice separation are challenging due to the presence of music accompaniments that are often nonstationary and harmonic. Inspired by computational auditory scene analysis (CASA), this paper investigates a tandem algorithm that estimates the singing pitch and separates the singing voice jointly and iteratively. Rough(More)
Cochannel speech separation aims to separate two speech signals from a single mixture. In a supervised scenario, the identities of two speakers are given, and current methods use pre-trained speaker models for separation. One issue in model-based methods is the mismatch between training and test signal levels. We propose an iterative algorithm to adapt(More)
Recent surveys have identified SLC22A4, SLC22A5, RUNX1, JAK1 as susceptibility genes for various immune-related diseases. An association study was performed in 738 Behcet’s patients with ocular involvement and 1,873 controls using the iPLEX system method. The first-stage study for 30 SNPs showed that SNPs rs2780815, rs310241, rs3790532 in JAK1 were(More)