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The recently standardized 3GPP codec for Enhanced Voice Services (EVS) offers new features and improvements for low-delay real-time communication systems. Based on a novel, switched low-delay speech/audio codec, the EVS codec contains various tools for better compression efficiency and higher quality for clean/noisy speech, mixed content and music,(More)
This paper describes two low-complexity tools used for the new ITU-T recommendation G.711.0, the lossless coding of G.711 (A-law/μ-law logarithmic PCM) speech data. One is an algorithm for quantizing the PARCOR/reflection coefficients and the other is an estimation method for the optimal prediction order. Both tools are based on a criterion that(More)
MPEG-4 Audio Lossless Coding (ALS) is a new extension of the MPEG-4 audio coding family. The ALS core codec is based on forward-adaptive linear prediction, which offers remarkable compression together with low complexity. Additional features include long-term prediction, multichannel coding, and compression of floating-point audio material. In this paper(More)
This paper describes a new search algorithm that quickly finds interchannel relationships between a coding channel and a reference channel in the multichannel coding tool of the MPEG- 4 Audio Lossless Coding (ALS) international standard. The algorithm has tree structure and can reduce data size with significantly smaller computation load than that of the(More)
We propose a novel principle based on Complex Spectrum Circle Centroid (CSCC) for restoring complex spectrum of the target signal from multiple microphone input signals in a noisy environment. If noise arrives at multiple microphones with different time delays relative to the target signal, the observed noisy signals lie on a circle in the complex spectrum(More)
ITU-T Rec. G.711 is widely used for the narrow band speech communication. ITU-T has just established a very low complexity and efficient lossless coding standard for G.711, called G.711.0 - Lossless compression of G.711 pulse code modulation. This paper introduces some coding technologies newly proposed and applied to the G.711.0 codec, such as Plus-Minus(More)