Blind source separation is discussed with more sources than mixtures in this paper. The blind separation technique includes two steps. The first step is to estimate a mixing matrix, and the second is to estimate sources. If the sources are sparse, the mixing matrix can be estimated by using the generalized exponential mixture model. The generalized exponential mixture model is a powerful uniform framework to learn the mixing matrix for sparse sources. A gradient learning algorithm for the generalized exponential mixture model is derived. After estimating the mixing matrix, the sources can be obtained by using the maximum a posteriori approach. The speech-signal experiments demonstrate effectiveness of the proposed approach.
- Blind source separation
- Generalized exponential mixture model
- Independent component analysis
- Overcomplete representation