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Speech recognition for acoustic-assisted video coding and animation
Author(s): Homer H. Chen; Wu Chou; Barry G. Haskell; Tsuhan Chen
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, we discuss issues related to analysis and synthesis of facial images using speech information. An approach to speaker independent acoustic-assisted image coding and animation is studied. A perceptually based sliding window encoder is proposed. It utilizes the high rate (or oversampled) acoustic viseme sequence from the audio domain for image domain viseme interpolation and smoothing. The image domain visemes in our approach are dynamically constructed from a set of basic visemes. The look-ahead and look-back moving interpolations in the proposed approach provide an effective way to compensate the mismatch between auditory and visual perceptions.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 April 1995
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2501, Visual Communications and Image Processing '95, (21 April 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.206731
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Homer H. Chen, AT&T Bell Labs. (United States)
Wu Chou, AT&T Bell Labs. (United States)
Barry G. Haskell, AT&T Bell Labs. (United States)
Tsuhan Chen, AT&T Bell Labs. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2501:
Visual Communications and Image Processing '95
Lance T. Wu, Editor(s)

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