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Elias Nemer
Elias J Nemer: Reducing acoustic noise in wireless and landline based telephony. Nortel Networks, Mintz Levin CohnFerris Glovsky and Popeo PC, June 6, 2006: US07058572 (39 worldwide citation)

Acoustic noise for wireless or landline telephony is reduced through optimal filtering in which each frequency band of every time frame is filtered as a function of the estimated signal-to-noise ratio and the estimated total noise energy for the frame. Non-speech bands and other special frames are f ...


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James Kraemer Ph.D.
Robert Lee Angell, Robert R Friedlander, James R Kraemer: Identifying and generating audio cohorts based on audio data input. International Business Machines Corporation, John R Pivnichny, Law Office of Jim Boice, October 30, 2012: US08301443 (5 worldwide citation)

A computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer program product for generating audio cohorts. An audio analysis engine receives audio data from a set of audio input devices. The audio data is associated with a plurality of objects. The audio data comprises a set of audio patterns. The audio d ...


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James Kraemer Ph.D.
Robert L Angell, Robert R Friedlander, James R Kraemer: Identifying and generating audio cohorts based on audio data input. International Business Machines Corporation, John R Pivnichny, Law Office of Jim Boice, January 7, 2014: US08626505 (3 worldwide citation)

A computer implemented method, system, and/or computer program product generates an audio cohort. Audio data from a set of audio sensors is received by an audio analysis engine. The audio data, which is associated with a plurality of objects, comprises a set of audio patterns. The audio data is proc ...


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Abdellatif Benjelloun Touimi
David Virette, Claude Lamblin, Abdellatif Benjelloun Touimi: Optimized multiple coding method. France Telecom, Drinker Biddle & Reath, September 7, 2010: US07792679 (3 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to the compression coding of digital signals such as multimedia signals (audio or video), and more particularly a method for multiple coding, wherein several encoders each comprising a series of functional blocks receive an input signal in parallel. Accordingly, a method is pro ...


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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
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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James Kraemer Ph.D.
Christine A Banke, William S Carter, Pawan Khera, James R Kraemer, Elizabeth V Woodward: Adaptation of vocabulary levels for enhanced collaboration. International Business Machines Corporation, Francis Lammes, Stephen J Walder Jr, Libby Z Toub, May 27, 2014: US08738364

A mechanism is provided for adapting vocabulary levels in a collaborative session. A vocabulary level indicator is received for a first user in the collaborative session. During generation of an electronic communication by a second user in the collaborative session, text entered in the electronic co ...


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Abdellatif Benjelloun Touimi
Adil Mouhssine, Abdellatif Benjelloun Touimi, Pierre Duhamel: Quantization after linear transformation combining the audio signals of a sound scene, and related coder. France Telecom, Drinker Biddle & Reath, December 17, 2013: US08612220

The invention relates to a method for quantifying components, wherein certain components are each determined based on a plurality of audio signals and can be calculated by the application of a linear conversion on the audio signals, said method comprising: determining a quantification function to be ...


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James Kraemer Ph.D.
Robert Lee Angell, Robert R Friedlander, James R Kraemer: Identifying and generating audio cohorts based on audio data input. International Business Machines Corporation, December 27, 2012: US20120330654-A1

A computer implemented method, system, and/or computer program product generates an audio cohort. Audio data from a set of audio sensors is received by an audio analysis engine. The audio data, which is associated with a plurality of objects, comprises a set of audio patterns. The audio data is proc ...


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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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