Look Who is Talking: Soundbite Speaker Name Recognition in Broadcast News Speech

@inproceedings{Liu2007LookWI,
  title={Look Who is Talking: Soundbite Speaker Name Recognition in Broadcast News Speech},
  author={Feifan Liu and Yang Liu},
  booktitle={HLT-NAACL},
  year={2007}
}
Speaker name recognition plays an important role in many spoken language applications, such as rich transcription, information extraction, question answering, and opinion mining. In this paper, we developed an SVM-based classification framework to determine the speaker names for those included speech segments in broadcast news speech, called soundbites. We evaluated a variety of features with different feature selection strategies. Experiments on Mandarin broadcast news speech show that using… CONTINUE READING

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