Articles and Abstracts

Articles and Abstracts

Recent Papers and Presentations

  • Bence Halpern, Finnian Kelly, Rob van Son, and Anil Alexander. Residual networks for resisting noise: analysis of an embeddings-based spoofing countermeasure, Odyssey 2020: The Speaker and Language Recognition Workshop, Tokyo, Japan [to appear]. [Download Article]
  • David van der Vloed, Finnian Kelly, and Anil Alexander. Exploring the effects of device variability on forensic speaker comparison using VOCALISE and NFI-FRIDA, a forensically realistic database, Odyssey 2020: The Speaker and Language Recognition Workshop, Tokyo, Japan [to appear]. [Download Article]
  • Finnian Kelly, Andrea Fröhlich, Volker Dellwo, Oscar Forth, Samuel Kent, and Anil Alexander. Evaluation of VOCALISE under conditions reflecting those of a real forensic voice comparison case (forensic_eval01), Speech Communication, vol. 112, pp. 30-36, September 2019. [Download Article]
  • Linda Gerlach, Finnian Kelly, and Anil Alexander. More than just identity: speaker recognition and speaker profiling using the GBR-ENG database, International Association for Forensic Phonetics and Acoustics (IAFPA) conference 2019, Istanbul, Turkey. [Download Abstract] [Download Poster]
  • Linda Gerlach, Finnian Kelly, and Anil Alexander. One out of many: A sliding window approach to automatic speaker recognition with multi-speaker files, International Association for Forensic Phonetics and Acoustics (IAFPA) conference 2019, Istanbul, Turkey. [Download Abstract] [Download Presentation]
  • David van der Vloed, Anil Alexander, and Finnian Kelly. The effect of background data selection on the strength of evidence, International Association for Forensic Phonetics and Acoustics (IAFPA) conference 2019, Istanbul, Turkey. [Download Abstract] [Download Presentation]
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  • Finnian Kelly, Anil Alexander, Oscar Forth, and David van der Vloed. From i-vectors to x-vectors – a generational change in speaker recognition illustrated on the NFI-FRIDA database, International Association for Forensic Phonetics and Acoustics (IAFPA) conference 2019, Istanbul, Turkey. [Download Abstract] [Download Presentation]
  • Finnian Kelly, Oscar Forth, Samuel Kent, Linda Gerlach, and Anil Alexander. Deep neural network based forensic automatic speaker recognition in VOCALISE using x-vectors, Audio Engineering Society (AES) Forensics Conference 2019, Porto, Portugal. [Download Article] [Download Presentation]
  • Finnian Kelly, Anil Alexander, Oscar Forth, and David van der Vloed. Speaker recognition system adaptation to unseen and mismatched recording devices in the NFI-FRIDA database, International Association for Forensic Phonetics and Acoustics (IAFPA) conference 2018, Huddersfield, UK. [Download Abstract] [Download Presentation]
  • David van der Vloed, Jos Bouten, Finnian Kelly, and Anil Alexander. Forensically Realistic Inter-Device Audio (NFI-FRIDA) and initial experiments, International Association for Forensic Phonetics and Acoustics (IAFPA) conference 2018, Huddersfield, UK. [Download Abstract] [Download Presentation]
  • Alankar Atreya, Oscar Forth, Samuel Kent, Finnian Kelly, and Anil Alexander. Estimating the Good, the Bad and the Ugly in Speech Recordings, International Association for Forensic Phonetics and Acoustics (IAFPA) conference 2018, Huddersfield, UK. [Download Abstract] [Download Presentation]
  • Finnian Kelly, Oscar Forth, Alankar Atreya, Samuel Kent, and Anil Alexander. Automatic Speaker Profiling using i-vectors, International Association for Forensic Phonetics and Acoustics (IAFPA) conference 2017, Split, Croatia. [Download Abstract] [Download Presentation]
  • Anil Alexander, Oscar Forth, Alankar Atreya, Samuel Kent, and Finnian Kelly. Automatically recognizing speakers in multi-speaker recordings, International Association for Forensic Phonetics and Acoustics (IAFPA) conference 2017, Split, Croatia. [Download Abstract] [Download Presentation]
  • Finnian Kelly, Anil Alexander, Oscar Forth, Samuel Kent, Jonas Lindh, and Joel Åkesson. Identifying Perceptually Similar Voices with a Speaker Recognition System Using Auto-Phonetic Features, INTERSPEECH 2016, pp. 1567-1568, San Francisco, USA. [Download Article]
  • Finnian Kelly, Anil Alexander, Oscar Forth, Samuel Kent, Jonas Lindh, and Joel Åkesson. Automatically identifying perceptually similar voices for voice parades, International Association for Forensic Phonetics and Acoustics (IAFPA) conference 2016, York, UK. [Download Abstract] [Download Presentation]
  • Anil Alexander, Oscar Forth, Alankar Atreya, and Finnian Kelly. iVOCALISE: An i-vector-based automatic speaker recognition system using spectral and phonetic features, International Association for Forensic Phonetics and Acoustics (IAFPA) conference 2016, York, UK. [Download Abstract]
  • Anil Alexander, Oscar Forth, Alankar Atreya, and Finnian Kelly. VOCALISE: A forensic automatic speaker recognition system supporting spectral, phonetic, and user-provided features, Odyssey 2016: The Speaker and Language Workshop, Bilbao, Spain. [Download Article]
  • Oscar Forth and Anil Alexander. Content Comparison and Analysis (COCOA) of Contemporaneously Recorded Audio Material, International Association for Forensic Phonetics and Acoustics (IAFPA) conference 2014, Zürich, Switzerland. [Download Abstract] [Download Presentation]
  • Anil Alexander, Oscar Forth, John Nash, and Neil Yager. Zooplots for Speaker Recognition with Tall and Fat Animals, International Association for Forensic Phonetics and Acoustics (IAFPA) conference 2014, Zürich, Switzerland. [Download Abstract] [Download Presentation]
  • Owain Rhys Hughes and Anil Alexander. Developing OperaVOX – the On Person Rapid Voice Examiner App. Publication in ENT NEWS, November 2013. [Download Article]
  • Michael Jessen, Anil Alexander, and Oscar Forth. Forensic Voice Comparisons in German with Phonetic and Automatic Features using VOCALISE software, Audio Engineering Society (AES) Forensics Conference, 2014, London, UK. [Download Article] [Download Presentation]
  • Anil Alexander, Oscar Forth, Marianne Jessen, and Michael Jessen. Speaker recognition with Phonetic and Automatic Features using VOCALISE software, International Association for Forensic Phonetics and Acoustics (IAFPA) conference 2013, Tampa, Florida, USA. [Download Abstract] [Download Presentation]
  • Marianne Jessen, Oscar Forth, and Anil Alexander. VOCALISE: eine gemeinsame Plattform für die Anwendung automatischer und semiautomatischer Methoden in forensischen Stimmenvergleichen, German article in Polizei & Wissenschaft, April 2013. [Download Article]
  • Johanna Morley, Oscar Forth, and Anil Alexander. Voice Carving and Automatic Speech Recognition applied to the Transcription of Police Interview Recordings, International Association for Forensic Phonetics and Acoustics (IAFPA) conference 2012, Santander, Spain. [Download Abstract] [Download Poster]
  • Anil Alexander and Oscar Forth. Blind Speaker Clustering Using Phonetic and Spectral Features in Simulated and Realistic Police Interviews, International Association for Forensic Phonetics and Acoustics (IAFPA) conference 2012, Santander, Spain. [Download Abstract] [Download Poster]
  • Anil Alexander, Oscar Forth, and Donald Tunstall. Music and Noise Fingerprinting and Reference Cancellation Applied to Forensic Audio Enhancement, 46th International Conference: Audio Forensics 2012, Denver, USA. [Download Article] [Download Poster]

Other articles published by OWR staff

  • Anil Alexander, Oscar Forth, and Robin How (2010). Voice Carving—Forensic Application of Automatic Speaker Segmentation, Audio Engineering Society, 39th International Conference: Audio Forensics: Practices and Challenges, June 2010, Denmark.  [Download Article]
  • Anil Alexander. Forensic automatic speaker recognition using Bayesian interpretation and statistical compensation for mismatched conditions, (adapted PhD Abstract) International Journal of Speech, Language and the Law, pp 145-147, Vol. 14(1), 2007. [Download Article]
  • Plamen Prodanov, Andrzej Drygajlo, Jonas Richiardi, and Anil Alexander (2007). Low-level grounding in a multimodal mobile service robot conversational system using graphical models, Journal of Intelligent Service Robotics, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, doi = {10.1007/s11370-006-0001-9}, URL. [Download Article]
  • Anil Alexander. Ph.D thesis (no. 3367), November 2005, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Forensic automatic speaker recognition using Bayesian interpretation and statistical compensation for mismatched conditions
  • Mijail Arcienega, Anil Alexander, Philipp Zimmerman, and Andrzej Drygajlo. A Bayesian network approach combining pitch and spectral envelope features to reduce channel mismatch in speaker verification and forensic speaker recognition, Interspeech 2005 – Eurospeech – 9th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, September 2005, Lisbon, Portugal pp. 2009-2012, URL. [Download Article]
  • Anil Alexander, Damien Dessimoz, Filippo Botti, Andrzej Drygajlo. On the Use of Auditory and Automatic Systems to Handle Mismatched Conditions in Forensic Speaker Recognition, International Journal of Speech, Language and the Law, Vol. 12(2), 2005, pp. 214-234.
  • Anil Alexander, Filippo Botti, Didier Dessimoz, and Andrzej Drygajlo. The effect of mismatched recording conditions on human and automatic speaker recognition in forensic applications, Forensic Science International, Elsevier, Volume 146, Supplement 1, 2 December 2004, pp. S95-S99, URL. [Download Article]
  • Filippo Botti, Anil Alexander, and Andrzej Drygajlo. On Compensation of Mismatched Recording Conditions in the Bayesian Approach for Forensic Automatic Speaker Recognition, Forensic Science International, Elsevier. Volume 146, Supplement 1, 2 December 2004, pp. S101-S106, URL. [Download Article]
  • Anil Alexander, Filippo Botti, and Andrzej Drygajlo. Handling Mismatch in Corpus-Based Forensic Speaker Recognition, in Proceedings of 2004: A Speaker Odyssey, Toledo, Spain, May 2004, pp. 69-74, URL. [Download Article]
  • Filippo Botti, Anil Alexander, and Andrzej Drygajlo. An Interpretation Framework for the Evaluation of Evidence in Forensic Automatic Speaker Recognition with Limited Suspect Data, in Proceedings of 2004: A Speaker Odyssey, Toledo, Spain, May 2004, pp. 63-68, URL. [Download Article]
  • Anil Alexander and Andrzej Drygajlo. Scoring and Direct Methods for the Interpretation of Evidence in Forensic Speaker Recognition, in Proceedings of 8th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing (ICSLP), Jeju, Korea, 2004, URL. [Download Article]
  • Filippo Botti, Anil Alexander, and Andrzej Drygajlo. Evaluation of Evidence in Forensic Speaker Recognition with a Questioned recording and a Single suspect’s Recording, in Proceedings of the 3rd European Academy of Forensic Science Meeting, Forensic Science International, vol. 136, Istanbul, Turkey: Elsevier, September 2003, pp. 365-366, URL.
  • Didier Meuwly, Anil Alexander, Andrzej Drygajlo, and Filippo Botti. Polyphone-IPSC: A Shared Speakers Database for Evaluation of Forensic-automatic Speaker Recognition Systems, in Forensic Science International, vol. 136, Istanbul, Turkey: Elsevier, September 2003, p. 367, URL.
  • Andrzej Drygajlo, Didier Meuwly, and Anil Alexander, Statistical Methods and Bayesian Interpretation of Evidence in Forensic Automatic Speaker Recognition, in Proc. Eurospeech 2003, Geneva, Switzerland, September 2003, pp. 689-692, URL. [Download Article]

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