The Effect of Speaking Rate on Audio and Visual Speech

Taylor, Sarah, Theobald, Barry-John and Matthews, Iain (2014) The Effect of Speaking Rate on Audio and Visual Speech. In: IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, 2014-05-04 - 2014-05-09.

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The speed that an utterance is spoken affects both the duration of the speech and the position of the articulators. Consequently, the sounds that are produced are modified, as are the position and appearance of the lips, teeth, tongue and other visible articulators. We describe an experiment designed to measure the effect of variable speaking rate on audio and visual speech by comparing sequences of phonemes and dynamic visemes appearing in the same sentences spoken at different speeds. We find that both audio and visual speech production are affected by varying the rate of speech, however, the effect is significantly more prominent in visual speech.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: audio-visual speech,speaking rate,dynamic visemes
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Science > School of Computing Sciences
UEA Research Groups: Faculty of Science > Research Groups > Interactive Graphics and Audio
Faculty of Science > Research Groups > Smart Emerging Technologies
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 09 Jun 2014 14:00
Last Modified: 22 Apr 2023 17:33


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