A Style Transfer Approach to Source Separation

  title={A Style Transfer Approach to Source Separation},
  author={Shrikant Venkataramani and Efthymios Tzinis and Paris Smaragdis},
  journal={2019 IEEE Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics (WASPAA)},
Training neural networks for source separation involves presenting a mixture recording at the input of the network and updating network parameters in order to produce an output that resembles the clean source. Consequently, supervised source separation depends on the availability of paired mixture-clean training examples. In this paper, we interpret source separation as a style transfer problem. We present a variational auto-encoder network that exploits the commonality across the domain of… 
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