Auxiliary-Noise Power-Scheduling Method for Online Secondary Path Modeling in Pre-Inverse Active Noise Control System

Keisuke OKANO  Takaki ITATSU  Naoto SASAOKA  Yoshio ITOH  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences   Vol.E103-A   No.3   pp.582-588
Publication Date: 2020/03/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1337
DOI: 10.1587/transfun.2019EAP1120
Type of Manuscript: PAPER
Category: Digital Signal Processing
Keyword: 
active noise control (ANC),  auxiliary-noise power-scheduling,  digital signal processing (DSP),  

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Summary: 
We propose an auxiliary-noise power-scheduling method for a pre-inverse active noise control (PIANC) system. Conventional methods cannot reduce the power of auxiliary-noise due to the use of the filtered-x least mean square (FxLMS) algorithm. We developed our power-scheduling method for a PIANC system to solve this problem. Since a PIANC system uses a delayed input signal for a control filter, the proposed method delivers stability even if the acoustic path fluctuates. The proposed method also controls the gain of the auxiliary-noise based on the secondary-path-modeling state. The proposed method determines this state by the variation in the power of the secondary-path-modeling-error signal. Thus, the proposed method changes the power-scheduling of the auxiliary-noise. When the adaptive algorithm does not sufficiently converge, the proposed method injects auxiliary-noise. However, auxiliary-noise stops when the adaptive algorithm sufficiently converges. Therefore, the proposed method improves noise reduction performance.