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Implementation of an acoustic echo canceller using MATLAB [electronic resource] /

by Raghavendran, Srinivasaprasath.

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ABSTRACT: The rapid growth of technology in recent decades has changed the whole dimension of communications. Today people are more interested in hands-free communication. In such a situation, the use a regular loudspeaker and a high-gain microphone, in place of a telephone receiver, might seem more appropriate. This would allow more than one person to participate in a conversation at the same time such as a teleconference environment. Another advantage is that it would allow the person to have both hands free and to move freely in the room. However, the presence of a large acoustic coupling between the loudspeaker and microphone would produce a loud echo that would make conversation difficult. Furthermore, the acoustic system could become instable, which would produce a loud howling noise to occur. The solution to these problems is the elimination of the echo with an echo suppression or echo cancellation algorithm.
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School:University of South Florida

School Location:USA - Florida

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:aec nlms dtd nlp matlab

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