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Advances in adaptive filtering theory and applications to acoustic and speech signal processing

This special issue is to honor Eberhard Hänsler’s achievements in adaptive systems that made many of today’s communication equipment possible.

Edited by: Markus Rupp, Walter Kellermann, Abdelhak Zoubir, Gerhard Schmidt

  1. Content type: Research

    Adaptive filtering algorithms promise an improvement of the active noise control (ANC) problem encountered in many scenarios. Just to name a few, the Filtered-X Least Mean Square (FXLMS) algorithm, the Leaky F...

    Authors: Ali M. Al Omour, Abdelmalek Zidouri, Naveed Iqbal and Azzedine Zerguine

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2016 2016:39

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    Microphones integrated on a seat belt are an interesting alternative to conventional sensor positions used for hands-free telephony or speech dialog systems in automobile environments. In the setup presented i...

    Authors: Vasudev Kandade Rajan, Mohamed Krini, Klaus Rodemer and Gerhard Schmidt

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2016 2016:35

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    We present a novel distributed QR factorization algorithm for orthogonalizing a set of vectors in a decentralized wireless sensor network. The algorithm is based on the classical Gram-Schmidt orthogonalization...

    Authors: Ondrej Slučiak, Hana Straková, Markus Rupp and Wilfried Gansterer

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2016 2016:25

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    The capacity of 4G cellular wireless networks like Long Term Evolution Advanced can be increased by larger bandwidth for multicarrier operation, higher number of antennas for more spatial multiplexing, tighter...

    Authors: Birger Hätty, Hans-Joachim Dreßler, Hans Kröner, Gottfried Schnabl, Michael Schopp and Armin Splett

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2016 2016:19

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    Acoustic echo cancellation (AEC) is a well-known application of adaptive filters in communication acoustics. To implement AEC for multichannel reproduction systems, powerful adaptation algorithms like the gene...

    Authors: Martin Schneider and Walter Kellermann

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2016 2016:6

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  6. Content type: Review

    The pros and cons of a quadratic error measure in the context of various applications have often been discussed. In this tutorial, we argue that it is not only a suboptimal but definitely the wrong choice when...

    Authors: Markus Rupp

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2015 2015:104

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  7. Content type: Research

    This article provides a general Bayesian approach to the tasks of linear and nonlinear acoustic echo cancellation (AEC). We introduce a state-space model with latent state vector modeling all relevant informat...

    Authors: Christian Huemmer, Roland Maas, Christian Hofmann and Walter Kellermann

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2015 2015:98

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  8. Content type: Research

    A new reweighted proportionate affine projection algorithm (RPAPA) with memory and row action projection (MRAP) is proposed in this paper. The reweighted PAPA is derived from a family of sparseness measures, w...

    Authors: Jianming Liu, Steven L. Grant and Jacob Benesty

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2015 2015:99

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  9. Content type: Review

    Acoustic echo cancellation represents one of the most challenging system identification problems. The most used adaptive filter in this application is the popular normalized least mean square (NLMS) algorithm,...

    Authors: Constantin Paleologu, Silviu Ciochină, Jacob Benesty and Steven L. Grant

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2015 2015:97

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  10. Content type: Research

    In many speech signal processing applications, voice activity detection (VAD) plays an essential role for separating an audio stream into time intervals that contain speech activity and time intervals where sp...

    Authors: Simon Graf, Tobias Herbig, Markus Buck and Gerhard Schmidt

    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2015 2015:91

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