Sixth European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology

Budapest, Hungary
September 5-9, 1999

An Overview of the PICASSO Project Research Activities in Speaker Verification for Telephone Applications

Frédéric Bimbot (1), Mats Blomberg (2), Louis Boves (3), Gérard Chollet (4), Cédric Jaboulet (5), Bruno Jacob (1), Jamal Kharroubi (4), Johan Koolwaaij (3), Johan Lindberg (2), Johnny Mariethoz (6), Chafic Mokbel (6), Houda Mokbel (6)

(1) IRISA - Sigma2, CNRS & INRIA, Campus Universitaire de Beaulieu, Rennes, France
(2) KTH - Department of Speech, Music and Hearing, Stockholm, Sweden
(3) KUN - Department of Language and Speech, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
(4) ENST - Signal and Image Processing Dept, CNRS - URA 820, Paris, France
(5) UBS - Ubilab, Zürich, Switzerland
(6) IDIAP - Speech Group, Martigny, Switzerland

This paper presents a general overview of the current research activities in the European PICASSO project on speaker verification for telephone applications. First, the general formalism used by the project is described. Then the scientific issues under focus are discussed in detail. Finally, the paper briefly describes the Picassoft research platform. Along the article, entry points to more specific work also published in the Eurospeech’99 proceedings are given.

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Bibliographic reference.  Bimbot, Frédéric / Blomberg, Mats / Boves, Louis / Chollet, Gérard / Jaboulet, Cédric / Jacob, Bruno / Kharroubi, Jamal / Koolwaaij, Johan / Lindberg, Johan / Mariethoz, Johnny / Mokbel, Chafic / Mokbel, Houda (1999): "An overview of the PICASSO project research activities in speaker verification for telephone applications", In EUROSPEECH'99, 1963-1966.