DSP Techniques for Sound Enhancement of Old Recordings

DSP Techniques for Sound Enhancement of Old Recordings

Paulo A.A. Esquef (Nokia Institute of Technology, Brazil) and Luiz W.P. Biscainho (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Copyright: © 2009 |Pages: 35
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-984-7.ch016
OnDemand PDF Download:
List Price: $37.50
10% Discount:-$3.75


This chapter addresses digital signal processing techniques for sound restoration and enhancement. The most common sound degradations found in audio recordings, such as thumps, pops, clicks, and hiss are characterized. Moreover, the most popular solutions for sound restoration are described, with emphasis on their practical applicability. Finally, critical views on the performance of currently available restoration algorithms are provided, along with discussions on new tendencies observed in the field.

Complete Chapter List

Search this Book: