Speech Signal Processing
|Title||Bayesian estimation of clean speech spectral coefficients given a priori knowledge of the phase|
|Journal||IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing|
While most short-time discrete Fourier transform based single channel speech enhancement algorithms only modify the noisy spectral amplitude, in recent years the interest in phase processing has increased in the field. The goal of this paper is twofold. First, we derive Bayesian probability density functions and estimators for the clean speech phase when different amounts of prior knowledge about the speech and noise amplitudes is given. Secondly, we derive a joint Bayesian estimator of the clean speech amplitudes and phases, when uncertain a priori knowledge on the phase is available. Instrumental measures predict that by incorporating uncertain prior information of the phase, the quality and intelligibility of processed speech can be improved both over traditional phase insensitive approaches, and approaches that treat prior information on the phase as deterministic.
This material is presented to ensure timely dissemination of scholarly and technical work. Copyright and all rights therein are retained by authors or by other copyright holders. All persons copying this information are expected to adhere to the terms and constraints invoked by each author's copyright. In most cases, these works may not be reposted without the explicit permission of the copyright holder.
The following notice applies to all IEEE publications:
© IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or to reuse any copyrighted component of this work in other works must be obtained from the IEEE.