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Real-time 3D digitization system for speech research
Author(s): Tim P. Monks; John N. Carter; C. H. Shadle
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Paper Abstract

Our goal is to provide speech researchers with millimetre accuracy measurements of lip and mouth shape as a function of time. These data are fundamentally important in helping to understand the mechanism of speech production. This paper describes a technique currently under development which is capable of making a full three-dimensional ( 3D) measurement every video frame. Our measurement technique consists of projecting a series of colour-coded stripes of light onto the subject, and measuring a full field of 3D data from the distortion in the pattern visible when viewed from a different angle. A low sampling-rate time-sequence analysis is shown for the mouth of a speaker pronouncing the word power.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 June 1992
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1660, Biomedical Image Processing and Three-Dimensional Microscopy, (26 June 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.59539
Show Author Affiliations
Tim P. Monks, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
John N. Carter, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
C. H. Shadle, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1660:
Biomedical Image Processing and Three-Dimensional Microscopy
Raj S. Acharya; Carol J. Cogswell; Dmitry B. Goldgof, Editor(s)

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