Combining Cross-Stream And Time Dimensions In Phonetic Speaker Recognition
CARNEGIE-MELLON UNIV PITTSBURGH PA
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Recent studies show that phonetic sequences from multiple languages can provide effective features for speaker recognition. So far, only pronunciation dynamics in the time dimension, i.e., n-gram modeling on each of the phone sequences, have been examined. In the JHU 2002 Summer Workshop, we explored modeling the statistical pronunciation dynamics across streams in multiple languages cross-stream dimension as an additional component to the time dimension. We found that bigram modeling in the cross-stream dimension achieves improved performance over that in the time dimension on the NIST 2001 Speaker Recognition Evaluation Extended Data Task. Moreover, a linear combination of information from both dimensions at the score level further improves the performance, showing that the two dimensions contain complementary information.
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