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Involvement: AGNITIO

Niko Brümmer is one of the world most respected scientist in the field of Speaker recognition. He has participated in all NIST Speaker and language Recognition Evaluations since 2000. His contributions on application-independent evaluation of systems have been adopted by NIST in Speaker and Languare recognition evaluations since 2006. He received a M. Eng. and a Ph. D. degree from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. Since 1990, he worked with Spescom DataVoice, and in 2008 he joined AGNITIO as Chief scientist, developing the current technology of AGNITIO. His research interests include speaker and language recognition and the evaluation and improvement of pattern recognition and machine-learning technologies. He has co-chaired Odyssey 2008, the ISCA Speaker and Language Recognition Workshop.