Improved Supervised Locality Preserving Projection for I-vector Based Speaker Verification

Lanhua You, Wu Guo, Yan Song, Sheng Zhang


A Supervised Locality Preserving Projection (SLPP) method is employed for channel compensation in an i-vector based speaker verification system. SLPP preserves more important local information by weighing both the within- and between-speaker nearby data pairs based on the similarity matrices. In this paper, we propose an improved SLPP (P-SLPP) to enhance the channel compensation ability. First, the conventional Euclidean distance in conventional SLPP is replaced with Probabilistic Linear Discriminant Analysis (PLDA) scores. Furthermore, the weight matrices of P-SLPP are generated by using the relative PLDA scores of within- and between-speaker pairs. Experiments are carried out on the five common conditions of NIST 2012 speaker recognition evaluation (SRE) core sets. The results show that SLPP and the proposed P-SLPP outperform all other state-of-the-art channel compensation methods. Among these methods, P-SLPP achieves the best performance.


 DOI: 10.21437/Interspeech.2018-41

Cite as: You, L., Guo, W., Song, Y., Zhang, S. (2018) Improved Supervised Locality Preserving Projection for I-vector Based Speaker Verification. Proc. Interspeech 2018, 62-66, DOI: 10.21437/Interspeech.2018-41.


@inproceedings{You2018,
  author={Lanhua You and Wu Guo and Yan Song and Sheng Zhang},
  title={Improved Supervised Locality Preserving Projection for I-vector Based Speaker Verification},
  year=2018,
  booktitle={Proc. Interspeech 2018},
  pages={62--66},
  doi={10.21437/Interspeech.2018-41},
  url={http://dx.doi.org/10.21437/Interspeech.2018-41}
}