Approaches for Out-of-Domain Adaptation to Improve Speaker Recognition Performance

  • Andrey Shulipa
  • Sergey Novoselov
  • Aleksandr Melnikov
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9811)


In last years satisfactory performance of speaker recognition (SR) systems have been achieved in evaluations provided by NIST. It was possible due to using large datasets to train system parameters and accurate speaker variability modeling. In such a cases test and train conditions are similar and it ensures good performance for the evaluations. However in practical applications when training and testing conditions are different the problem of mismatching of the optimal SR system parameters occurs. It is the main problem in the deployment of the real application systems. It leads to reducing SR systems effectiveness. This paper investigates discriminative and generative approaches for the adaptation of the parameters of the speaker recognition systems and proposes effective solutions to improve their performance.


Speaker recognition Domain adaptation Mismatch conditions 



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


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrey Shulipa
    • 1
  • Sergey Novoselov
    • 1
    • 2
  • Aleksandr Melnikov
    • 2
  1. 1.ITMO UniversitySaint PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.Speech Technology CenterSaint PetersburgRussia

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