ODYSSEY 2004 - The Speaker and Language Recognition Workshop

May 31 - June 3, 2004
Toledo, Spain

Technical Forensic Speaker Identification from a Bayesian Linguist's Perspective

Phil Rose

Phonetics Laboratory, School of Language Studies, Australian National University; Joseph Bell Centre for Forensic Statistics and Legal Reasoning, University of Edinburgh, UK

Important methodological aspects of Technical Forensic Speaker Identification are discussed and exemplified. The centrality of the Likelihood Ratio of Bayes' Theorem as the proper way of forensically evaluating speech evidence is emphasised, as well as the many different types of evidence that are of use in discriminating same-speaker from differentspeaker speech samples.

Full Paper

Bibliographic reference.  Rose, Phil (2004): "Technical forensic speaker identification from a Bayesian linguist's perspective", In ODYS-2004, 3-10.