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Memorias de investigación
Book chapters:
Relevance of the glottal pulse and the vocal tract in gender detection
Year:2013
Research Areas
  • Processing and signal analysis
Information
Abstract
Gender detection is a very important objective to improve efficiency in tasks as speech or speaker recognition, among others. Traditionally gender detection has been focused on fundamental frequency (f0) and cepstral features derived from voiced segments of speech. The methodology presented here consists in obtaining uncorrelated glottal and vocal tract components which are parameterized as mel-frequency coefficients. K-fold and cross-validation using QDA and GMM classifiers showed that better detection rates are reached when glottal source and vocal tract parameters are used in a gender-balanced database of running speech from 340 speakers.
International
No
Book Edition
Book Publishing
Universidad de Salamanca
ISBN
978-84-616-5690-5
Series
Book title
Actas de las VII Jornadas de Reconocimiento Biométrico de Personas
From page
50
To page
57
Participants
  • Autor: Cristina Elena Muñoz Mulas (UPM)
  • Autor: Rafael Martinez Olalla (UPM)
  • Autor: Pedro Gomez Vilda (UPM)
  • Autor: Agustin Alvarez Marquina (UPM)
  • Autor: Luis Miguel Mazaira Fernandez (UPM)
Research Group, Departaments and Institutes related
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Informática Aplicada al Procesado de Señal e Imagen
  • Centro o Instituto I+D+i: Centro de tecnología Biomédica CTB
  • Departamento: Arquitectura y Tecnología de Sistemas Informáticos
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