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Author Pandey, A. ♦ Das, R.K. ♦ Adiga, N. ♦ Gupta, N. ♦ Mahadeva Prasanna, S.R.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2015
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Speech ♦ Cepstral analysis ♦ Signal to noise ratio ♦ degraded condition ♦ Glottal activity detection (GAD) ♦ limited data ♦ speaker verification
Abstract The objective of this work is to establish the importance of speaker information present in the glottal regions of speech signal. In addition, its robustness for degraded data and significance for limited data is sought for the task of speaker verification. An adaptive threshold method is proposed to use on zero frequency filtered signal to get the glottal activity regions. Feature vectors are extracted from regions having significant glottal activity. An i-vector based speaker verification system is developed using NIST SRE 2003 database and the performance of proposed method is evaluated in degraded and limited data condition. Robustness of proposed method is tested for white and babble noise. Further, short utterances of test data are considered to evaluate the performance in limited data condition. The proposed method based on the selection of glottal regions is found to perform better than the baseline energy based voice activity detection method in degraded and limited data conditions.
Description Author affiliation: Dept. of Electron. & Electr. Eng., Indian Inst. of Technol. Guwahati, Guwahati, India (Pandey, A.; Das, R.K.; Adiga, N.; Gupta, N.; Mahadeva Prasanna, S.R.)
ISBN 9781479986392
ISSN 21593450
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2015-11-01
Publisher Place China
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
e-ISBN 9781479986415
Size (in Bytes) 714.04 kB
Page Count 6
Starting Page 1
Ending Page 6


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library