Paper: Identification Of Non-Linguistic Speech Features

ACL ID H93-1019
Title Identification Of Non-Linguistic Speech Features
Venue Human Language Technologies
Session Main Conference
Year 1993

Over the last decade technological advances have been made which en- able us to envision real-world applications of speech technologies. It is possible to foresee applications where the spoken query is to be recognized without even prior knowledge of the language being spoken, for exana- pie, information centers in public places such as train stations and airports. Other applications may require accurate identification of the speaker for se- curity reasons, including control of access to confidential information or for telephone-based transactions. Ideally, the speaker's identity can be verified continually during the transaction, in a manner completely transparent to the user. With these views in mind, this paper presents a unified approach to identifying non-linguistic speech features fr...