SPEAKER’S GENDER IDENTIFICATION FOR HUMAN-ROBOT INTERACTION

Kyung-Sook Bae, Keun-Chang Kwak, Soo-Young Chi

Abstract

This paper is concerned with a text-independent Speaker’s gender Identification (GI) for Human-Robot Interaction (HRI). For this purpose, we perform speaker’s gender recognition based on Gaussian Mixture Model (GMM) and use robot platform called WEVER, which is a Ubiquitous Robotic Companion (URC) intelligent service robot developed at Intelligent Robot Research Division in Electronics and Telecommunication Research Institute (ETRI). Furthermore, we communicate with intelligent service robots through a Korean-based spontaneous speech recognition and text-independent speaker’s gender identification to provide a suitable service such as selection of preferable TV channel or music for the identified speaker’s gender. The experimental results obtained for ETRI speaker database reveal that the approach presented in this paper yields a good identification (94.9%) performance within 3 meter.

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in Harvard Style

Bae K., Kwak K. and Chi S. (2006). SPEAKER’S GENDER IDENTIFICATION FOR HUMAN-ROBOT INTERACTION . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications - Volume 1: SIGMAP, (ICETE 2006) ISBN 978-972-8865-64-1, pages 339-342. DOI: 10.5220/0001569103390342


in Bibtex Style

@conference{sigmap06,
author={Kyung-Sook Bae and Keun-Chang Kwak and Soo-Young Chi},
title={SPEAKER’S GENDER IDENTIFICATION FOR HUMAN-ROBOT INTERACTION},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications - Volume 1: SIGMAP, (ICETE 2006)},
year={2006},
pages={339-342},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001569103390342},
isbn={978-972-8865-64-1},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications - Volume 1: SIGMAP, (ICETE 2006)
TI - SPEAKER’S GENDER IDENTIFICATION FOR HUMAN-ROBOT INTERACTION
SN - 978-972-8865-64-1
AU - Bae K.
AU - Kwak K.
AU - Chi S.
PY - 2006
SP - 339
EP - 342
DO - 10.5220/0001569103390342