Phil Rose Papers on Forensic Voice Comparison

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2016

(with Wang Xiao) Cantonese forensic voice comparison with higher-level features: likelihood ratio-based validation using F-pattern and tonal F0 trajectories over a disyllabic hexaphone. Paper accepted for Odyssey 2016 Speaker and Language Recognition Workshop.

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2015

Forensic Voice Comparison with Monophthongal Formant Trajectories - a likelihood ratio-based discrimination of "Schwa" vowel acoustics in a close social group of young Australian females. Proc. Int'l Conf. on Acoustics Speech & Signal Processing (ICASSP 40) Brisbane, pp.4819-4823.

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2013

Where the Science Ends and the Law Begins: likelihood ratio-based forensic voice
comparison in a $150 million telephone fraud.
Int'l Journal of Speech Language and the Law 20/2: 277-324.

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2013

More is better: Likelihood ratio-based forensic voice comparison with vocalic segmental cepstra frontends. Int'l Journal of Speech Language and the Law 20/1: 77-116.

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2013

David Vandyke, Phil Rose, Michael Wagner. The Voice Source in Forensic-Voice-Comparison: a Likelihood-Ratio based Investigation with the Challenging YAFM Database. Paper presented at International Association of Forensic Phonetics and Acoustics Conference, Tampa, Florida.

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2012

Morrison, G. S., Rose, P., Zhang, C. Protocol for the collection of databases of recordings for forensic-voice-comparison research and practice. Australian Journal of Forensic Sciences, 44/2, 155–167.

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2012

Where the Science Ends and the Law Begins: Theory and Reality in Likelihood Ratio-based Forensic Voice Comparison. In D. T. Toledano, A. O. Giménez, A.Teixeira,J. González-Rodríguez, L. Hernández-Gómez, R. S. Segundo-Hernández & D. Ramos-Castro (eds.) Proceedings of Iberspeech 2012 VII Jornadas en Tecnología del Habla and III Iberian SLTech Workshop, pp 27-39. ISBN: 84-616-1535-2. http://iberspeech2012.ii.uam.es/

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2012

Caiyu Wang & Phil Rose (2012) Likelihood Ratio-based Forensic Voice Comparison with Cantonese /i/ F-pattern and Tonal F0. In F. Cox, K. Demuth, S. Lin, K. Miles, S. Palethrope, J. Shaw & I. Yuen (eds.), Proceedings of the 14th Australasian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology, pp. 209-212. Australian Speech Science & Technology Association: Sydney, ISSN 1039-0227.

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2012

Jialin Pang & Phil Rose (2012) Likelihood Ratio-based Forensic Voice Comparison with the Cantonese Diphthong /ei/ F-pattern. In F. Cox, K. Demuth, S. Lin, K. Miles, S. Palethrope, J. Shaw & I. Yuen (eds.), Proceedings of the 14th Australasian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology, pp. 205-208. Australian Speech Science & Technology Association: Sydney, ISSN 1039-0227.

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2012

Joanne Jingwen Li & Phil Rose (2012) Likelihood Ratio-based Forensic Voice Comparison with F-pattern and Tonal F0 from the Cantonese /eu/ Diphthong. In F. Cox, K. Demuth, S. Lin, K. Miles, S. Palethrope, J. Shaw & I. Yuen (eds.), Proceedings of the 14th Australasian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology, pp. 201-204. Australian Speech Science & Technology Association: Sydney, ISSN 1039-0227.

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2012

Aishu Chen & Phil Rose (2012) Likelihood Ratio-based Forensic Voice Comparison with the Cantonese Triphthong /iau/. In F. Cox, K. Demuth, S. Lin, K. Miles, S. Palethrope, J. Shaw & I. Yuen (eds.), Proceedings of the 14th Australasian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology, pp. 197-200. Australian Speech Science & Technology Association: Sydney, ISSN 1039-0227.

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2012

Ruijuan Zheng & Phil Rose (2012) Likelihood Ratio-based Forensic Voice Comparison with Cantonese Short-term Fundamental Frequency Distribution Parameters. In F. Cox, K. Demuth, S. Lin, K. Miles, S. Palethrope, J. Shaw & I. Yuen (eds.), Proceedings of the 14th Australasian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology, pp. 153-156. Australian Speech Science & Technology Association: Sydney, ISSN 1039-0227.

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2012

Alex C.Y. Yim & Phil Rose (2012) Are Nasals Better? Likelihood Ratio-based Forensic Voice Comparison with Segmental Cepstra from Cantonese and Japanese Syllabic/Mora Nasals. In F. Cox, K. Demuth, S. Lin, K. Miles, S. Palethrope, J. Shaw & I. Yuen (eds.), Proceedings of the 14th Australasian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology, pp. 5-8. Australian Speech Science & Technology Association: Sydney, ISSN 1039-0227.

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2012

"Yes, not too bad – Likelihood Ratio-Based Forensic Voice Comparison in a $150 Million Telephone Fraud." In F. Cox, K. Demuth, S. Lin, K. Miles, S. Palethrope, J. Shaw & I. Yuen (eds.), Proceedings of the 14th Australasian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology, pp. 161-164. Australian Speech Science & Technology Association: Sydney, ISSN 1039-0227.

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2012

"The Likelihood Ratio goes to Monte Carlo: the effect of reference sample size on likellihood-ratio estimates." University of New South Wales Forensic Speech Science Conference.

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2011

Forensic Voice Comparison with Japanese Vowels – a likelihood  ratio-based approach using segmental cepstra.  In Wai-Sum Lee & Eric Zee (eds.), Proc. 17th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Hong Kong: 1718-1721.

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2011

Forensic Voice Comparison with Secular Shibboleths – a hybrid fused GMM-Multivariate likelihood-ratio-based approach using alveoli-palatal fricative cepstral spectra.  Proc. International Conference on Acoustics Speech & Signal Processing (ICASSP), IEEE. 5900-5903.

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2010

G.S. Morrison, J. Epps, P. Rose, T. Thiruvaran, C. Zhang. Measuring reliability in forensic voice comparison. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 128/2378.

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2010

G.S. Morrison, C. Zhang, P. Rose. An empirical estimate of the precision of likelihood ratios from a forensic-voice-comparison system. Forensic Science International 208: 59-65.

 

2010

Bernard’s 18 – Vowel Inventory Size and Strength of Forensic Voice Comparison Evidence. In Tabain, Fletcher, Grayden, Hajek, Butcher eds. Proc.13 th Australasian International Conf. Speech Science and Technology, Australasian Speech Science and Technology Association: 30-33.

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2010

P. Rose & E. Winter.  Traditional Forensic Voice Comparison with Female Formants: Gaussian mixture model and multivariate likelihood ratio analysis. In Tabain, Fletcher, Grayden, Hajek, Butcher eds. Proc.13 th Australasian International Conf. Speech Science and Technology (full paper review), Australasian Speech Science and Technology Association: 42-45.

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2010

The Effect of Correlation on Strength of Evidence Estimates in Forensic Voice Comparison: Uni- and Multivariate Likelihood ratio-based discrimination with Australian English Vowel Acoustics. International Journal of Biometrics 2/4: 316 – 329.

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2010

Combining linguistic and non-linguistic information in likelihood-ratio-based forensic voice comparison. Invited presentation at Special Session on Forensic Voice Comparison, Acoustical Society of America Conference, Cancun, November 2010.

The presentation contains some ideas on FVC with a combination of segmental and long-term cepstra. The approaches were developed in later publications on FVC with cepstral spectra of fricatives (2011) and vowels (2013).

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2010

M.Wagner et al. The Big Australian Speech Corpus (The Big ASC). Proc. Int'l Australiasian Conference on Speech Science & Technology. 166:170.

 

2009

P. Rose & G. S. Morrison. A response to the UK Position Statement on forensic speaker comparison. Intl. Journal of Speech Language and the Law, 16(1): 139 – 163.

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2009

Y. Kinoshita S. Ishihara & P.Rose Exploring the Discriminatory Potential of F0 Distribution Parameters in Traditional Forensic Speaker Recognition. Intl. Journal of Speech Language and the Law, 16(1): 91 – 111.

[This is a slightly revised version of our Odyssey 2008 paper on forensic F0]

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2009

Report on Evaluation of Disputed Utterance Evidence in R v Bain, New Zealand.

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2009

Response to England and Wales Law Commission Paper: The Admissibili8ty of Expert Evidence in Criminal Proceedings in England and Wales: A New Approach to the Determination of Evidentiary Reliability.

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2008

Morrison G, Zhang C, Rose P. Forensic Speaker Recognition in Chinese: A Multivariate Likelihood Ratio Discrimination on /i/ and /y/. In Fletcher & Loakes (eds.) Proc. 9th Annual Conference of International Speech Communication Association (Interspeech ’08) ISSN 1990-9772: 1937-1940.

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2008

张翠玲 (Zhang C.), Rose, P  基于似然方法的率语音证据评价  Strength Evaluation of Forensic Speaker Recognition Evidence based on Likelihood Ratio Approach 证据科学  [Evidence Science] 16/3: 337-342.

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2008

Kinoshita Y, Ishihara S., Rose, P. Beyond the Long-term Mean: Exploring the Potential of F0 Distribution Parameters in Traditional Forensic Speaker Recognition. In Brummer (ed.) Proc. '08 Odyssey Speaker and Language Recognition Conference. (full paper review) ISBN 978-0-620-40331-3.

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2007

Forensic Speaker Discrimination with Australian English Vowel Acoustics Proc Intl Congress of Phonetic Sciences 07.

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2007

Gonzalez-Rodriguez, J., Rose, P., Ramos, D.,Torre, D.,Ortega-Garcia, J. Emulating DNA: Rigorous Quantification of Evidential Weight in Transparent and Testable Forensic Speaker Recognition. IEEE Transactions on Audio Speech and Language Processing 15/7.

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2006

Rose, P., Kinoshita, Y., Alderman, T. Realistic Extrinsic Forensic Speaker Recognition with the Diphthong /ai/. In Warren & Watson (eds.) Proc. 11th Australasian International Conf. Speech Science and Technology.

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2006

The Intrinsic Forensic Discriminatory Power of Diphthongs. In Warren & Watson (eds.) Proc. 11th Australasian International Conf. Speech Science and Technology.

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2006

Accounting for Correlation in Linguistic-Acoustic Likelihood Ratio-based Forensic Speaker Discrimination. In Berkling (ed.) Proc. Odyssey Speaker and Language Recognition Workshop, Puerto Rico.

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2006

Forensic Speaker Recognition at the Beginning of the Twenty-first Century – an Overview and a Demonstration. Invited paper. The Australian Journal of Forensic Sciences, 37/2.

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2006

Catching Criminals by their Voice - Combining Automatic and Traditional Methods for Optimum Performance in Forensic Speaker Identification. Australian Research Council Grant Proposal.

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2006

Technical Forensic Speaker Recognition: evaluation, types and testing of evidence. Invited paper for Computer Speech and Language 20/2-3: 159-191.

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2004

Rose, P., Lucy, D., Osanai, T.) Linguistic-Acoustic Forensic Speaker Identification with Likelihood Ratios from a Multivariate Hierarchical Random Effects Model – A Non-Idiot’s Bayes’ Approach. In S. Cassidy (ed.) Proc. 10th Australian International Conference on Speech Science & Technology. Australian Speech Science and Technology Association: 492-497.

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2004

Technical Forensic Speaker Identification from a Bayesian Linguist’s Perspective. In J. Ortega-Garcia et al. (eds.) ‘Proc. of Odyssey-04, The Speaker and Language Recognition Workshop’, Toledo: 3-10.

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2003

The technical comparison of forensic voice samples. In Freckelton & Selby (eds.) Expert Evidence 99. Sydney, Thomson Reuters: 1051-6102.

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2003

Rose, P., Osanai T., Kinoshita, Y. Strength of forensic speaker identification evidence: multispeaker formant- and cepstrum-based segmental discrimination with a Bayesian likelihood ratio as threshold. The International Journal of Speech Language and the Law10/2: 179-202.

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2002

Forensic Speaker Identification. Taylor & Francis. New York, London.

Now also published by Taylor & Francis CRC Press on the web as part of their  FORENSICnetBASE (http://www.forensicnetbase.com/).

This book has been very favourably reviewed. Reviews can be accessed here.

2002

Rose, P., Osanai T., Kinoshita, Y. Strength of forensic speaker identification evidence: multispeaker formant- and cepstrum-based segmental discrimination with a Bayesian likelihood ratio as threshold. In C. Bow (ed.) Proc. 9th Australian Intl. Conf on Speech Science & Technology, Melbourne: Australian Speech Science & Technology Association: 303-308.

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2002

Rose, P. DNA Can't Talk - Some facts about Forensic Speaker Identifcation. Invited presentation, 2002 Media Science Forum - The Science of Terrorism, University of Technology, Sydney, October 29th.

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2001

Rose, P., Clermont, F. A Comparison of Two Acoustic Methods for Forensic Speaker Discrimination.  Acoustics Australia 29/1: 31-35.

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2000

Rose, P., Clermont, F. Comparative performance of cepstrum- and formant-based analyses on similar-sounding speakers for forensic speaker identification. In Michael Barlow (ed.) Proceedings of the 8th Australian International Speech Science and Technology Conference Canberra: Australian Speech Science and Technology Association: 172-177.

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2000

Ann Kumar, P. Rose  ‘Lexical Evidence for Early Contact between Indonesian Languages and Japanese’. Oceanic Linguistics 39/2: 219 – 255.

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1999

Long- and Short-term within-speaker differences in the formants of Australian hello. Journal of the International Phonetics Association.29/1: 1-31.

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1999

Differences and Distinguishibility in the Acoustic Characteristics of Hello in Voices of Similar-sounding speakers - a Forensic Phonetic Investigation. Australian Review of Applied Linguistics 21(2): 1-42.

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1998

A Forensic Phonetic Investigation into Non-contemporaneous Variation into the F-patern of Similar-sounding Speakers. In Robert Mannell and Jordi Robert-Ribes (eds.) Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing (ICSLP): Vol 2: 217-220.

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1997

Identifying Criminals by their Voice: the emerging applied discipline of Forensic Phonetics. Australian Language Matters 5/2: 6-7.

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1996

Observations on Forensic Speaker Recognition.  Proc 6th International Criminal Law Congress, Organising committee. Organising Committee, 6th ICLC.

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1996

Speaker Verification Under Realistic Forensic Conditions. In Paul McCormak & Alison Russel (eds.) Proceedings of the 6th Australian International Conf. on Speech Science and Technology, Australian Speech Science and Technology Association: 109-114.

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1996

Rose, P. and Simmons, A. F-pattern variability in Disguise and Over the Telephone - Comparisons for Forensic Speaker Identification.  In Paul McCormak & Alison Russel (eds.) Proceedings of the 6th Australian International Conf. on Speech Science and Technology, Australian Speech Science and Technology Association: 121-126.

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1995

Rose, P. and Duncan, S.  'Naive auditory identification and discrimination of similar voices by familiar listeners'. Forensic Linguistics 2/1: 1-17.

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1995

S. Ran, B. Millar, I.Macleod, P. Rose 'Automatic Vowel Quality Description Using Four Primary Cardinal Vowels'. Proc. 13th Intl. congress of Phonetic Sciences,Vol. 3, pp. 318-321.

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1994

S. Ran, B. Millar, I. Macleod, P. Rose 'Automatic Vowel Quality Description using a Cardinal Vowel Reference Model'. In Roberto Togneri (ed.) Proc. 5th  Australian Intl. Conf. on Speech Science and Technology. Australian Speech Science and Technology Association, 387-392.

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1986

M. O'Kane, J. Gillis, P. Rose, M.Wagner 'Deciphering Speech Waveforms'. Proc. Int'l Conf. on Acoustics Speech & Signal Processing (ICASSP), vol. 11, IEEE, 2227-2230.

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