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Elias Nemer
Elias Nemer, Ahmed Said: Method and apparatus for compensating I/Q imbalance in receivers. Intel Corporation, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, October 9, 2007: US07280619 (14 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for compensating I/Q imbalance in receivers is described. The method includes determining a difference between energies of two quadratures, correcting an amplitude imbalance using the difference between the energies of two quadratures, determining a cross-correlation between t ...


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Elias Nemer
Ahmed Said, Varadanarayanan Mugundhan, Elias Nemer, Gregory R Goslin: System and method for enhanced symbol generation. Intel Corporation, Buckley Maschoff & Talwalkar, November 15, 2011: US08059762 (3 worldwide citation)

According to some embodiments, an input symbol may be received, and a hard symbol may be generated from the input symbol. A probability associated with the hard symbol may be calculated along with a probability associated with a previous hard symbol. An enhanced symbol may then be determined as a fu ...


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Elias Nemer
Wilfrid Paul LeBlanc, Elias Nemer: Method and system for modeling external volume changes within an acoustic echo canceller. Broadcom Corporation, Thomas Horstemeyer, February 4, 2014: US08644522 (2 worldwide citation)

A method and system are provided in which a device, such as an acoustic echo canceller, may reduce the residual echo that may be heard at the far end of a conversation when an external speaker volume is changed. The device may compute a gain based on an echo estimate produced by a filter and on a ne ...


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Elias Nemer
Elias Nemer: Equalizer mode selection based on distribution of symbol error. Intel Corporation, Buckley Maschoff & Talwalkar, December 9, 2008: US07463679 (1 worldwide citation)

According to some embodiments, an equalizer receives a signal and generates symbols based on the received signal. Moreover, a controller may be provided to determine a mode of equalizer operation based at least in part on a distribution of error associated with the symbols.


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Elias Nemer
Elias Nemer, Wilfrid LeBlanc, Syavosh Zad Issa, Jes Thyssen: Single-microphone wind noise suppression. Broadcom Corporation, Fiala & Weaver P L L C, February 2, 2016: US09253568

A technique for suppressing non-stationary noise, such as wind noise, in an audio signal is described. In accordance with the technique, a series of frames of the audio signal is analyzed to detect whether the audio signal comprises non-stationary noise. If it is detected that the audio signal compr ...


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Elias Nemer
Juin Hwey Chen, Jes Thyssen, Elias Nemer, Bengt J Borgstrom, Ashutosh Pandey, Robert W Zopf: Speaker-identification-assisted uplink speech processing systems and methods. Broadcom Corporation, Fiala & Weaver P L L C, February 23, 2016: US09269368

Methods, systems, and apparatuses are described for performing speaker-identification-assisted speech processing in an uplink path of a communication device. In accordance with certain embodiments, a communication device includes speaker identification (SID) logic that is configured to identify the ...


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Elias Nemer
Mohammad Reza Zad Issa, Elias Nemer: Far-end sound quality indication for telephone devices. Broadcom Corporation, McDermott Will & Emery, September 1, 2015: US09124708

A sound quality metric may be determined at a near-end telephone system, the sound quality metric associated with far-end sound quality received at a far-end telephone system. A signal adjustment may be determined, based on the sound quality metric. The signal adjustment may thus be provided at an e ...


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Elias Nemer
Elias Nemer: Audio spatialization for conference calls with multiple and moving talkers. Broadcom Corporation, April 28, 2011: US20110096915-A1

Systems and methods are described that utilize audio spatialization to help at least one listener on one end of a communication session differentiate between multiple talkers on another end of the communication session. In accordance with one embodiment, an audio teleconferencing system obtains spee ...


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Elias Nemer
Elias Nemer, Jes Thyssen: Speaker localization system and method. Broadcom Corporation, Fiala & Weaver Pllc, C O Cpa Global, August 26, 2010: US20100217590-A1

A system and method for performing speaker localization is described. The system and method utilizes speaker recognition to provide an estimate of the direction of arrival (DOA) of speech sound waves emanating from a desired speaker with respect to a microphone array included in the system. Candidat ...


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Elias Nemer, Wilfrid LeBlanc, Mohammad Zad Issa, Jes Thyssen: Single microphone wind noise suppression. Broadcom Corporation, Fiala & Weaver P L L C, August 20, 2013: US08515097 (8 worldwide citation)

A technique for suppressing non-stationary noise, such as wind noise, in an audio signal is described. In accordance with the technique, a series of frames of the audio signal is analyzed to detect whether the audio signal comprises non-stationary noise. If it is detected that the audio signal compr ...