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Using VTLN for broadcast news transcription

@inproceedings{Kim2004UsingVF,
  title={Using VTLN for broadcast news transcription},
  author={Do Yeong Kim and Srinivasan Umesh and Mark John Francis Gales and Thomas Hain and Philip C. Woodland},
  booktitle={INTERSPEECH},
  year={2004}
}
Vocal tract length normalisation (VTLN) is a commonly used speaker normalisation approach. It is attractive compared to many normalisation schemes as it is typically dependent on only a single parameter, allowing the warp factors to be robustly calculated on little data. However, the scheme normally requires explicitly coding the data at multiple warp factors. Furthermore, it is only possible to approximate the Jacobian associated with the VTLN transformation. A new, simple, linear… Expand
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