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Class-Discriminative Weighted Distortion Measure for VQ-based Speaker Identification

  • Tomi Kinnunen
  • Ismo Kärkkäinen
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2396)

Abstract

We consider the distortion measure in vector quantization based speaker identification system. The model of a speaker is a codebook generated from the set of feature vectors from the speakers voice sample. The matching is performed by evaluating the distortions between the unknown speech sample and the models in the speaker database. In this paper, we introduce a weighted distortion measure that takes into account the correlations between the known models in the database. Larger weights are assigned to vectors that have high discriminating power between the speakers and vice versa.

Keywords

Vector Quantization Speaker Recognition Speaker Verification Speaker Identification Distortion Measure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tomi Kinnunen
    • 1
  • Ismo Kärkkäinen
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of JoensuuJOENSUUFinland

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