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Multimodal Authentication using Qualitative Support Vector Machines
(ISCA-INST SPEECH COMMUNICATION ASSOC, 2006)
This paper proposes an approach to enhancing the accuracy of multimodal biometrics in uncontrolled environments. Variation in operating conditions results in mismatch between the training and test material, and thereby ...
Verification Effectiveness in Open-Set Speaker Identification
This paper is concerned with the verification effectiveness in open-set, text-independent speaker identification. The study includes an analysis of the characteristics of this mode of speaker recognition and the potential ...
Unsupervised Speaker Change Detection using Probabilistic Pattern Matching
This letter presents an investigation into the use of a probabilistic pattern matching approach for detecting speaker changes in audio streams. The experiments are conducted using clean speech as well as broadcast news ...
GPON service level agreement based dynamic bandwidth assignment protocol
A dynamic bandwidth assignment protocol is proposed that demonstrates impartial and highly efficient bandwidth arrangement for gigabit-capable passive optical networks. In particular the novel algorithm automatically ...
An Iranian Perspective on Patients' Rights
The aim of this phenomenological research study carried out in Iran was to capture the meaning of patients' rights from the lived experiences of patients and their companions. To achieve this, 12 semistructured interviews ...