Usage of DNN in Speaker Recognition: Advantages and Problems

  • Oleg Kudashev
  • Sergey Novoselov
  • Timur Pekhovsky
  • Konstantin Simonchik
  • Galina Lavrentyeva
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9719)


In this paper we consider different approaches of artificial neural networks application for speaker recognition task. We investigated the performance of DNN application at different levels of speaker recognition system: i-vector extraction level and model Back-End level. Results of our study perform high efficiency of the proposed neural network based approaches for solving this problem. It is shown that the use of DNN technology at different levels increases the reliability of speaker recognition system independently. However, there are some disadvantages of such systems, which are also described in this paper.


DNN Speaker recognition PLDA 



This work was partially financially supported by the Government of the Russian Federation, Grant 074-U01.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Oleg Kudashev
    • 1
  • Sergey Novoselov
    • 1
  • Timur Pekhovsky
    • 1
    • 2
  • Konstantin Simonchik
    • 2
  • Galina Lavrentyeva
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Speech Technology CenterSt. PeterburgRussia
  2. 2.ITMO UniversitySt. PetersburgRussia

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