Speaker identification based text to audio alignment for an audio retrieval system

  title={Speaker identification based text to audio alignment for an audio retrieval system},
  author={Deb K. Roy and Carl Malamud},
We report on an audio retrieval system which lets Internet users efficiently access a large audio database containing recordings of the proceedings of the United States House of Representatives. The audio has been temporally aligned to text transcripts of the proceedings (which are manually generated by the U.S. Government) using a novel method based on speaker identification. Speaker sequence and approximate timing information is extracted from the text transcript and used to constrain a… CONTINUE READING
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