iVector-based discriminative adaptation for automatic speech recognition

@article{Karafit2011iVectorbasedDA,
  title={iVector-based discriminative adaptation for automatic speech recognition},
  author={Martin Karafi{\'a}t and Luk{\'a}{\vs} Burget and Pavel Matejka and Ondrej Glembek and Jan Honza {\vC}ernock{\'y}},
  journal={2011 IEEE Workshop on Automatic Speech Recognition \& Understanding},
  year={2011},
  pages={152-157}
}
We presented a novel technique for discriminative feature-level adaptation of automatic speech recognition system. [] Key Method To utilized iVectors for adaptation, Region Dependent Linear Transforms (RDLT) are discriminatively trained using MPE criterion on large amount of annotated data to extract the relevant information from iVectors and to compensate speech feature. The approach was tested on standard CTS data. We found it to be complementary to common adaptation techniques. On a well tuned RDLT system…

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