Speaker-independent machine lip-reading with speaker-dependent viseme classifiers

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Bear, Y., Cox, Stephen J. and Harvey, Richard W. 2015. Speaker-independent machine lip-reading with speaker-dependent viseme classifiers. FAAVSP - The 1st Joint Conference on Facial Analysis, Animation, and Auditory-Visual Speech Processing. Education Centre of the Jesuits, Vienna, Austria 11 - 13 Sep 2015 International Speech Communication Association. pp. 190-195
AuthorsBear, Y., Cox, Stephen J. and Harvey, Richard W.
TypeConference paper
Abstract

In machine lip-reading, which is identification of speech from
visual-only information, there is evidence to show that visual
speech is highly dependent upon the speaker [1]. Here, we use
a phoneme-clustering method to form new phoneme-to-viseme
maps for both individual and multiple speakers. We use these
maps to examine how similarly speakers talk visually. We conclude
that broadly speaking, speakers have the same repertoire
of mouth gestures, where they differ is in the use of the gestures.

Keywordsvisual-only speech recognition; computer lipreading; visemes; classification; pattern recognition; speakerindependence
Year2015
ConferenceFAAVSP - The 1st Joint Conference on Facial Analysis, Animation, and Auditory-Visual Speech Processing
PublisherInternational Speech Communication Association
Accepted author manuscript
License
CC BY
Publication dates
Print15 Sep 2015
Publication process dates
Deposited09 Feb 2017
AcceptedSep 2015
Web address (URL)http://www.isca-speech.org/archive/avsp15/papers/av15_190.pdf
Page range190-195
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