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Title: Subjective evaluation for HMM-based Speech-to-Lip Movement Synthesis
Authors: Eli Yamamoto
Satoshi Nakamura
Kiyohiro Shikano
Issue Date: Dec-1998
Start page: 227
End page: 232
Abstract: An audio-visual intelligibility score is generally used as an evaluation measure in visual speech synthesis. Especially an intelligibility score of talking heads represents accuracy of facial models[1][2]. The facial models has two stages such as construction of real faces and realization of dynamical human-like motions. We focus on lip movement synthesis from input acoustic speech to realize dynamical motions. The goal of our researchis to synthesize lip movements natural enough to do lip-reading. In previous research, we have proposed a lip movement synthesis method using HMMs which can incorporate a forward coarticulation effect and confirmed its effectiveness through objective evaluation tests. In this paper, subjective evaluation tests are performed. Intelligibility test and acceptability test are conducted for subjective evaluation.
Description: AVSP 1998: Auditory-Visual Speech Processing , December 4-6, 1998, Terrigal, Sydney, NSW, Australia.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10061/7920
ISSN: 1018-4554
Rights: Copyright 1998 ISCA
Text Version: Publisher
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