4th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing

Philadelphia, PA, USA
October 3-6, 1996

The "SIVA" Speech Database for Speaker Verification: Description and Evaluation

M. Falcone, A. Gallo

Fondazione Ugo Bordoni, Roma, Italy

The description and characterization of the Italian speech database SIVA is given. After a brief review of the available corpora designed for speaker verification task, we introduce the "Speaker Identification and Verification Archives: SIVA", a database that consists actually of more than two thousands calls, collected over the public switched telephone network. A detailed description of speech material, a proposal for an acoustic characterization, and the performances obtained using a speaker verification reference system are presented and discussed herein after.

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Bibliographic reference.  Falcone, M. / Gallo, A. (1996): "The "SIVA" speech database for speaker verification: description and evaluation", In ICSLP-1996, 1902-1905.