15th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS-15)

Barcelona, Spain
August 3-9, 2003

Adaptive Vowel Normalization: Simulating Human Recognition in Mixed and Blocked Speaker Context

David J. M. Weenink

University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

We introduce a model for speaker adaptation that assumes no knowledge about speaker identity. The model is found to reproduce the difference in human vowel recognition performance for stimuli presented in blocked and mixed speaker context.

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Bibliographic reference.  Weenink, David J. M. (2003): "Adaptive vowel normalization: simulating human recognition in mixed and blocked speaker context", In ICPhS-15, 1429-1432.