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Beamformer implementation methods

I'm currently reading articles about the different type of beamformers. This spatial filtering is gonna be used for acoustic purposes, to focus the beam on the person we need to hear talking in a ...
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How timbre shifting is done?

I've recently came across two programs - Morphvox, VCSdiamond that are able to preform pitch shift, but also timbre shift. As far as I know the timbre is nothing but the amplitude of the harmonics in ...
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Frame lookup using audio

I'm an animator trying to get a program that will use machine learning to automate the lip syncing process. The program I need made will have two files given to it: a seed, and an audio file. The seed ...
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Getting error while performing upsampling of an audio signal processing using low pass filter in python

I want to perform upsampling of an audio signal introducing zeros between samples to create a longer signal with factor of N=2. The sampling rate is 44100Hz, time = 5sec. ...
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Finding "Max Change" in a Audio Signal

I'm working on studying an endangered language and have the following problem: while I already have labeled exactly what the speakers I worked with have said at given timesteps on the word level and I ...
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Tell a recording of Martian wind from a recording of Earth's wind

Perseverance Rover's SuperCam Records Wind on Mars, sol 11 (Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/LANL/CNES/CNRS/ISAE-Supaero) How do I interpret an image of a spectrogram of an audio wind signal? (Credit: ...
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Comparing two small audio files (e.g., hand clap) Android

Dears, I am new in signal processing and I am dealing with an Android application that should do some audio files (having the same "small" duration) comparison in real time. My main focus is ...
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How to work with portaudio?

I am working in a project to record audio and process in real-time in C.For starting, I wanted to check how it works. I downloaded the pa_stable_v190600_20161030.tgz from here. I ran ,/configure and ...
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Balance Fader in Digital Amplifiers

What is the purpose of Balance / Fader in a digital Audio amplifier? In a signal flow what is the most apt position to place balance and fader(for example after before a compressor unit or at the ...
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Ultrasonic TDoA / ToA Measurement?

I am trying to make an ultrasonic flowmeter. The device has two ultrasonic tranducers (resonance frequency of about 200kHz) that sample one ultrasonic signal in the upstream directon and then ...
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Understanding CQT (Constant-Q Transformation) parameters for piano AMR (automatic music recognition) with Librosa Library

I am doing an automatic music recognition project with a deep learning model. For my data preprocessing, I am trying to calculate the Constant Q Transform for Polyphonic 88-key piano audio using ...
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Manipulating IO from an audio interface

So this is a relatively complex question I’m sure, as I have no idea what I’m getting myself into here. The gist of the project I would like to undertake is that I want to turn an old AIO PC (computer ...
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Popping sound after using bandpass filter

I'm trying to create guitar Wah Wah effect (basically band pass filter with dynamic frequency range). I'm using Steinberg SDK for it. I refactored this code to work in real time and it looks like this:...
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Masking Threshold in psychoacoustics model

I am trying to calculate masking threshold using power spectral density but is is given in the attached document that global masking threshold is the sum of individual masking threshold and threshold ...
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How to write the program to compare two audio files

I want to make the program which would take one file and check the similarity with other. It would be music/melody file, and the program would ignore small deviations between two of them similarly to ...
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ICA School Project

I have been stuck on my school project that consists of independent component analysis. My code will run, but only 50-60% of the time it unmixes the signals. Another problem I have is the amplitudes ...
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De-Doppler a signal: Audio Timestretch Factor controlled by function f(x)?

Timestretching usually is constant. Few programs offer bézier handles and such to control the lead-in and lead-out. But that's all. I need better. So the audio I have was in fact recorded in ...
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Robust custom watermark algorithms?

I'm doing research on image and audio watermarking, and so far I've read some literature in order to get basic introduction and good initial understanding of this topic. Right now I'm reading book "...
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Blind source separation from microphone array

I was following this article and I wanted to "borrow" their Idea for my own work. The difference is that I am using a microphone tetrahedral array and not a binaural microphone. I have two different ...
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What is the difference in the algorithm for noise reduction in SoX and Audacity?

I've looked at this question, and I understand that SoX works way FFT of the noise, then subtracting that from the FFT audio, and then resynthesizing using FFT, but I don't quite understand how this ...
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Implementing real-time variable fractional delay line in Matlab

I am attempting to implement a fractional delay line in Matlab which operates in real time, uses an object-oriented approach, and whose length can be modulated each time a sample is processed. I have ...
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How to classify overlapped signals?

A known signal, signal 1 got overlapped with an unknown signal. Likewise, signal 2 overlapped with another unknown signal. The problem I face now is how to classify the overlapped signals based on the ...
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Modeling the human perception of noise

Add together some sinusoids with irrational or "nearly" irrational frequency ratios, and you get something pseudoperiodic. If there aren't too many, you can hear that it has only pitched components, ...
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Smooth transition between audio without crossfade

Suppose we have two audio signals, and we want to be able to play them back to back, without pops, dips in volume, or other noticeable sounds at the transition point. A similar question on sound ...
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Multi-thread Audio Processing With C and JACK

I'm currently trying to create a NUPOLS (Non-Uniformly Partitioned OverLap Save) convolution reverb processor using C and JACK. According to the literature I've consulted; this is equivalent to ...
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How to remove or smooth the comb filter effect in real time audio signal mixing?

I have been working on a project where I have to mix multiple audio signals of the same source coming from different slave smartphones on one master smartphone in a distributed way. Now I have aligned ...
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Eliminate different microphones textures from their recordings

In my setting, I have different microphones recording a same speech signal. For each microphone recording, I can feel a slight difference in the playing sound. I am calling this property of a ...
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Voice glitch while selecting signal to play from a series incoming recorded signals

In my setting, I have multiple microphones recording the same speech signal in real-time. The speaker is moving while speaking. I am selecting one of the recorded signal to play based on their RMS ...
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Beep Signal for Latency Calculation

I want to play audios on two mobiles with sync. But mobile phones are not in sync. I am trying to find two Mobile phones playing latency so I can pad latency on each phone so they can play together. ...
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Smooth transistion of music notes

I need advice regarding a small dataset of individual music notes played on a harmonica that I created a while ago. I want to build a system that reads notations in a text file and create realistic ...
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Plotting the difference in magnitude and phase between two signals using specgram

I have two synthesised audio signals that I've convolved with impulse responses from a multi-channel microphone and I'm wanting to plot the difference in phase and magnitude using matplotlib's ...
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Simulating traffic noise in Python

I am trying to simulate traffic noise for doing some measurements in Acoustic Vehicle Alerting Systems (AVAS). I am trying to figure out whether this can be done in the form of additive or ...
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How common are audio effects that process a signal as a whole, rather than each buffer separately?

I'm writing a VST plugin using the JUCE library, and the way it is set up is that you can write a block of code to process buffers as they are fed to the program, one by one, meaning the program has ...
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I want to perform aec on a wav file and calculate erle

I am trying to evaluate the performance of an AEC by comparing the i/p and output wav file. I want to calculate echo return loss enhancement to predict how much(db) echo has been attenuated but i am ...
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What is really the Mel-filterbank?

After applying STFT to a signal, you typically need to convert the frequencies to the Mel scale. Typically the frequency values range from $0$ to $N/2$, where $N$ is the width of each sliding window. ...
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Emulating tape distortion of low-level audio signals

I'm working on a tape echo emulation in Reaktor, and I've based the frequency response, tape speed warble, high-amplitude saturation and tape hiss on a paper I found about the Roland Space Echo. ...
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Python library for audio filtering, gating, and sound/silence detection

Is there a Python library that can do all of the following?: Band-pass filter; Noise gate, with different parameters set for different segments of audio file; Detect and count the number of discrete ...
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Amplification of a speech signal in the recorded audio

I have recorded an audio. I dont know how it happened that only one sided speech is recorded and the other speech is recorded with a very low sound. Is there any solution to amplify the other side ...
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Algorithm to remove vocal from audio file

I have tried some tutorials with audacity but was highly disappointed with the result (to be fair the resulting output is not that bad, but not good enough for prod). What reputable algorithm could I ...
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Audio-Processing for DeepSpeech model

I try to understand audio signal processing from Deep Speech: Scaling up end-to-end speech recognition paper. Quote: Since the Switchboard and Fisher corpora are distributed at a sample rate of 8kHz, ...
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A mp3 file is reeoncoded in a video software (shotcut), which bitrate (Audio Bitrate vs Lame Bitrate) do I need to use?

I have downloaded a .mp3 file from the internet. "Right click" and "Properties" on Linux does not show up any bitrate (N/A) in the "Audio" tab. Then, I executed following ...
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Low-pass filter + HRTF cascade audio artifacts

I am implementing a 3D audio application. I have correctly implemented a set of HRTF to perform binaural simulation and interpolation. To achieve this, I converted the HRTF into minimum-phase ones, ...
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Python: How to generate log-frequency spectrogram from an audio?

I want to make a log-frequency spectrogram out of this audio. Later, I need this spectrogram for pitch sequence analysis. This is a sample sequence I want to achieve: ...
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Comparing two audio files of the same sentence and determining if the speaker is the same person

I have a library of audio files where different speakers say the exact same sentence multiple times and I am trying to compare the audio files with each other and determine if the speaker is the same ...
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Seperate music instruments and estimate note density

Here is my problem: I have a .wav file of a musical performance with three instruments: a clarinet, a bass and drums. My goal is to detect the note speed played by the clarinet player (so I want the ...
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How to detect that the same word has been spoken?

Say, I pronounce a word and record it using a certain microphone. This record is treated as a master word. Then I record the same word again using the same microphone. I need to somehow compare the ...
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Possibilities in Audio Convolution Math

New Python user here! I am a musician working on a program to streamline a process of using convolution math on a folder of .wav samples. The idea is that each audio sample will be multiplied with ...
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Determining statistically the bandwidth of a signal from a spectrogram

My question is how to determine the parameters of a signal from a spectrogram statistically. The most important parameters that I am looking for are the lower and higher frequencies of the signal. I ...
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Audio RMS normalization prior to a DNN classification

I want to normalize my data prior to a deep neural network model (DNN). It was recommended to me to use real mean square (RMS) normalization for audio, though I am not sure this is the best for a DNN. ...
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Reading Waveform from microphone - signal shape problem

I read 2kHz sinusoidal signal that I generate using youtube and mobile phone by shotgun microphone and sound card in my laptop. Results (python): But why are the values zero at the beginning and then ...