EUROSPEECH 2001 Scandinavia
7th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology

Aalborg, Denmark
September 3-7, 2001


Phonetic Speaker Recognition

Walter D. Andrews, Mary A. Kohler, Joseph P. Campbell

Department of Defense, USA

This paper introduces a novel language-independent speaker-recognition system based on differences among speakers in dynamic realization of phonetic features (i.e., pronunciation) rather than spectral differences in voice quality. The system exploits phonetic information from six languages to perform text independent speaker recognition. All experiments were performed on the NIST 2001 Speaker Recognition Evaluation Extended Data Task. Recognition results are provided for each of the six language front ends and for various fusions. The fusion results demonstrate that speaker recognition capability for speech in languages outside the system is successful.

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Bibliographic reference.  Andrews, Walter D. / Kohler, Mary A. / Campbell, Joseph P. (2001): "Phonetic speaker recognition", In EUROSPEECH-2001, 2517-2520.