Sixth International Conference on Spoken Language Processing
(ICSLP 2000)

Beijing, China
October 16-20, 2000

Removing Hum from Spoken Language Resources

Hartmut R. Pfitzinger

Department of Phonetics and Speech Communication, University of Munich, Germany

This paper presents a technique to remove the hum in speech corpora based on time domain subtraction rather than spectral subtraction. This novel method is able to avoid any perceptible or measurable artifacts and has proved to be an efficient technique for completely eliminating even complex hum waveforms from speech recordings.

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Bibliographic reference.  Pfitzinger, Hartmut R. (2000): "Removing hum from spoken language resources", In ICSLP-2000, vol.3, 618-621.