Sixth European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology
This paper presents a new database collected from a bilingual speakers set (49), in two different languages: Spanish and Catalan. Phonetically there are significative differences between both languages. These differences have let us to establish several conclusions on the relevance of language in speaker recognition, using two methods: vector quantization and covariance matrices.
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Bibliographic reference. Satué-Villar, Antonio / Faúndez-Zanuy, Marcos (1999): "On the relevance of language in speaker recognition", In EUROSPEECH'99, 1231-1234.