Speech separation by kurtosis maximization

@inproceedings{LeBlanc1998SpeechSB,
  title={Speech separation by kurtosis maximization},
  author={James P. LeBlanc and Phillip L. De Leon},
  booktitle={ICASSP},
  year={1998}
}
We present a computationally efficient method of separating mixed speech signals. The method uses a recursive adaptive gradient descent technique with the cost function designed to maximize the kurtosis of the output (separated) signals. The choice of kurtosis maximization as an objective function (which acts as a measure of separation) is supported by experiments with a number of speech signals as well as spherically invariant random processes (SIRP’s) which are regarded as excellent… CONTINUE READING
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