Conference Paper

Extension of the multi-channel Wiener filter with ITD cues for noise reduction in binaural hearing aids

Dept. of Electr. Eng., Katholieke Univ., Leuven
DOI: 10.1109/ASPAA.2005.1540171 Conference: Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics, 2005. IEEE Workshop on
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ABSTRACT This paper presents a novel extension of the multi-channel Wiener filter (MWF) for noise reduction in binaural hearing aids, taking into account binaural localisation cues. By adding a term related to the interaural time difference (ITD) cue of the noise component to the cost function of the MWF, both the ITD cues of the speech and the noise component can be preserved, in addition to significantly improving the signal-to-noise ratio of the microphone signals

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