International Journal of Image, Graphics and Signal Processing(IJIGSP)

ISSN: 2074-9074 (Print), ISSN: 2074-9082 (Online)

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IJIGSP Vol.5, No.9, Jul. 2013

A New Design Approach for Speaker Recognition Using MFCC and VAD

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Geeta Nijhawan,M.K Soni

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Mel frequency cepstral coefficients, Voice activity detector, Pre emphasis, Discrete Fourier Transform,Windowing,Graphical user interface


This paper presents a new approach for designing a speaker recognition system based on mel frequency cepstral coefficients (MFCCs) and voice activity detector (VAD). VAD has been employed to suppress the background noise and distinguish between silence and voice activity. MFCCs were extracted from the detected voice sample and are compared with the database for recognition of the speaker. A new criteria for detection is proposed which gives very good performance in noisy environment.

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Geeta Nijhawan,M.K Soni,"A New Design Approach for Speaker Recognition Using MFCC and VAD", IJIGSP, vol.5, no.9, pp.43-49, 2013.DOI: 10.5815/ijigsp.2013.09.07


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