Robust Speaker Identification in a Meeting with Short Audio Segments

  • Giorgio Biagetti
  • Paolo Crippa
  • Laura FalaschettiEmail author
  • Simone Orcioni
  • Claudio Turchetti
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 57)


The paper proposes a speaker identification scheme for a meeting scenario, that is able to answer the question “is somebody currently talking?”, if yes, “who is it?”. The suggested system has been designed to identify during a meeting conversation the current speaker from a set of pre-trained speaker models. Experimental results on two databases show the robustness of the approach to the overlapping phenomena and the ability of the algorithm to correctly identify a speaker with short audio segments.


Speaker identification Meeting conversation Speaker diarization Overlapping speech 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giorgio Biagetti
    • 1
  • Paolo Crippa
    • 1
  • Laura Falaschetti
    • 1
    Email author
  • Simone Orcioni
    • 1
  • Claudio Turchetti
    • 1
  1. 1.DII – Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell’InformazioneUniversità Politecnica delle MarcheAnconaItaly

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