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The NIST Speaker Recognition Evaluations: 1996-2001



Alvin F. Martin, Mark A. Przybocki


We discuss the history and purpose of the NIST evaluations of speaker recognition performance. We cover the sites that have participated, the performance measures used, and the formats used to report results. We consider the extent to which there has been measurable progress over the years. In particular, we examine apparent performance improvements seen in the 2001 evaluation. Information for prospective participants is included.
A Speaker Odyssey, A Speaker Recognition Workshop


NIST Evaluations, performance evaluation, speaker detection, speaker identification, speaker recognition, speaker verification


Martin, A. and Przybocki, M. (2001), The NIST Speaker Recognition Evaluations: 1996-2001, A Speaker Odyssey, A Speaker Recognition Workshop, [online], (Accessed March 5, 2024)
Created December 1, 2001, Updated February 17, 2017