Is automated conversion of video to text a reality?

Bowden, R., Cox, Stephen, Harvey, R.W., Lan, Y., Ong, E.-J., Owen, G. and Theobald, B.-J. (2012) Is automated conversion of video to text a reality? In: Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. UNSPECIFIED. ISBN 9780819492876

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Abstract

A recent trend in law enforcement has been the use of Forensic lip-readers. Criminal activities are often recorded on CCTV or other video gathering systems. Knowledge of what suspects are saying enriches the evidence gathered but lip-readers, by their own admission, are fallible so, based on long term studies of automated lip-reading, we are investigating the possibilities and limitations of applying this technique under realistic conditions. We have adopted a step-by-step approach and are developing a capability when prior video information is available for the suspect of interest. We use the terminology video-to-text (V2T) for this technique by analogy with speech-to-text (S2T) which also has applications in security and law-enforcement.

Item Type: Book Section
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Science > School of Computing Sciences
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Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 05 Oct 2013 01:10
Last Modified: 22 Apr 2020 10:38
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/43591
DOI: 10.1117/12.979437

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