Speech Enhancement: A Multivariate Empirical Mode Decomposition Approach

  • Jordi Solé-Casals
  • Esteve Gallego-Jutglà
  • Pere Martí-Puig
  • Carlos M. Travieso
  • Jesús B. Alonso
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7911)


Speech signals in real scenario ambient are usually mixed with some other signals, such as noise. This may interfere with posterior signal processing applied to the signals. In this work, a new technique of data denoising is presented using multivariate Empirical Mode Decomposition. Different SNR ratios are tested in order to study the evolution of the improvement of the recovered data. An improvement of the analyzed data is obtained with all the SNR levels tested.


Speech enhancement multivariate EMD Speech processing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jordi Solé-Casals
    • 1
  • Esteve Gallego-Jutglà
    • 1
  • Pere Martí-Puig
    • 1
  • Carlos M. Travieso
    • 2
  • Jesús B. Alonso
    • 2
  1. 1.Digital Technologies GroupUniversity of VicVicSpain
  2. 2.Signals and Communications Department, Institute for Technology Development and Innovation in Communications (IDeTIC)LPGA UniversityGran CanariaSpain

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