Resolution limits on visual speech recognition
Bear, Y., Harvey, Richard, Theobald, Barry-John and Lan, Yuxuan 2014. Resolution limits on visual speech recognition. in: IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP) IEEE.
|Bear, Y., Harvey, Richard, Theobald, Barry-John and Lan, Yuxuan
Visual-only speech recognition is dependent upon a number of factors that can be difficult to control, such as: lighting; identity; motion; emotion and expression. But some factors, such as video resolution are controllable, so it is surprising that there is not yet a systematic study of the effect of resolution on lip-reading. Here we use a new data set, the Rosetta Raven data, to train and test recognizers so we can measure the affect of video resolution on recognition accuracy. We conclude that, contrary to common practice, resolution need not be that great for automatic lip-reading. However it is highly unlikely that automatic lip-reading can work reliably when the distance between the bottom of the lower lip and the top of the upper lip is less than four pixels at rest.
|Shape; Accuracy; Hidden Markov models; Visualization; Lips; Active appearance model; Face
|IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP)
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|10 Mar 2017
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