Identifying Criminals (Pt 2)

Speaker verification in crime researchUsing forensic phonetics in identifying criminals (Part 2)
Autor: Dr. Stefan K. Braun

Zeitschrift “Digital Forensics Magazine
Quarterly Magazine for Digital Forensics Practitioners
Published by TR Media UK, 08/2021

Speaking can be seen as a process that converts a statement of the speaking person into spoken language. The first part of the article “Speaker verification in crime research” focused on the characteristics of phonetics and phonology and the possibilities of speech analysis. Certain minimum requirements for the nature of the investigation material are necessary if speaker recognition becomes forensically significant and identification or verification can be accepted in court.