Towards a low bandwidth talking face using appearance models

Theobald, BJ, Kruse, SM, Bangham, JA and Cawley, GC (2003) Towards a low bandwidth talking face using appearance models. Image and Vision Computing, 21 (13-14). pp. 1117-1124. ISSN 0262-8856

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Abstract

This paper is motivated by the need to develop low bandwidth virtual humans capable of delivering audio-visual speech and sign language at a quality comparable to high bandwidth video. Using an appearance model combined with parameter compression significantly reduces the number of bits required for animating the face of a virtual human. A perceptual method is used to evaluate the quality of the synthesised sequences and it appears that 3.6 kb s-1 can yield acceptable quality.

Item Type: Article
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Science > School of Computing Sciences
University of East Anglia > Faculty of Science > Research Groups > Computational Biology (subgroups are shown below) > Machine learning in computational biology
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Depositing User: Vishal Gautam
Date Deposited: 13 Jun 2011 13:45
Last Modified: 25 Jul 2018 06:59
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/22082
DOI: 10.1016/j.imavis.2003.08.015

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