An efficient scheme for broadband adaptive beamforming

Stephan Weiss, Robert Stewart, Marion Schabert, I. Proudler, Michael Hoffman

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This paper introduces an oversampled subband approach to linearly constrained minimum variance adaptive broadband beamforming. This method is motivated by the considerable reduction in computation over fullband implementation and resulting large computational complexity when fullband beamformers with high spatial and spectral resolution are required. We present the proposed subband adaptive beamformer structure, discuss the advantages and limitations of it, and comment on the correct projection of the constraints in the subband domain. In a simulation, the proposed subband structure is compared to a fullband adaptive beamformer, highlighting the benefit of our method.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference Record of the Thirty-Third Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, 1999
Place of PublicationNew York
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)0780357000
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1999
Event33rd Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers - Pacific Grove, CA, United States
Duration: 24 Oct 199927 Oct 1999


Conference33rd Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers
CountryUnited States
CityPacific Grove, CA


  • array signal processing
  • artificial intelligence
  • finite impulse response filter
  • signal processing
  • sensor arrays
  • propagation delay
  • efficient scheme
  • broadband
  • adaptive beamforming

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