A hierarchical framework for language identification

@article{Irtza2016AHF,
  title={A hierarchical framework for language identification},
  author={Saad Irtza and Vidhyasaharan Sethu and Haris Bavattichalil and Eliathamby Ambikairajah and Haizhou Li},
  journal={2016 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP)},
  year={2016},
  pages={5820-5824}
}
Most current language recognition systems model different levels of information such as acoustic, prosodic, phonotactic, etc. independently and combine the model likelihoods in order to make a decision. However, these are single level systems that treat all languages identically and hence incapable of exploiting any similarities that may exist within groups… CONTINUE READING