A case study of impersonation from a security systems point of view

Research output: Working paper


A professional impersonator has been studied when training his voice to mimic two target speakers. Training was performed by listening and/or using the output from a speaker verification system as feedback. Tests after training showed a significant increase in verfication score.


  • Elisabeth Zetterholm
  • Daniel Elenius
  • Mats Blomberg
Research areas and keywords

Subject classification (UKÄ) – MANDATORY

  • General Language Studies and Linguistics
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2005
Publication categoryResearch

Publication series

NameWorking Papers 51, Department of Linguistics, Lund University