Visual Speech Synthesis from 3D Video
Edge, J and Hilton, A (2006) Visual Speech Synthesis from 3D Video In: 3rd European Conference on Visual Media Production, 2006., 2006-11-29 - 2006-11-30, London.
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In this paper we describe a parameterisation of lip movements which maintains the dynamic structure inherent in the task of producing speech sounds. A stereo capture system is used to reconstruct 3D models of a speaker producing sentences from the TIMIT corpus. This data is mapped into a space which maintains the relationships between samples and their temporal derivatives. By incorporating dynamic information within the parameterisation of lip movements we can model the cyclical structure, as well as the causal nature of speech movements as described by an underlying visual speech manifold. It is believed that such a structure will be appropriate to various areas of speech modeling, in particular the synthesis of speech lip movements.
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|Divisions:||Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Electronic Engineering > Centre for Vision Speech and Signal Processing|
|Deposited By:||Symplectic Elements|
|Deposited On:||05 Oct 2012 10:56|
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