Voiceprint Recognition Systems for Remote Authentication-A Survey

Voiceprint recognition system also known as a Speaker Recognition System (SRS) is the best-known commercialized forms of voice Biometrics. Automated speaker recognition is the computing task of validating a user's claimed identity using characteristics extracted from their voices. In contrast to other biometric technologies which are mostly image based and require expensive proprietary hardware such as vendor's fingerprint sensor or iris-scanning equipment, the speaker recognition systems are designed for use with virtually any standard telephone or on public telephone networks. The ability to work with standard telephone equipment makes it possible to support broad-based deployments of voice biometrics applications in a variety of settings. In automated speaker recognition the speech signal is processed to extract speaker-specific information.

Provided by: Science and Development Network (SciDev.Net) Topic: Security Date Added: Apr 2011 Format: PDF

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