Talking Heads 2015

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Photo-real talking head with deep bidirectional LSTM B Fan, L Wang, FK Soong, L Xie – 2015 IEEE International …, 2015 – ABSTRACT Long short-term memory (LSTM) is a specific recurrent neural network (RNN) architecture that is designed to model temporal sequences and their long-range dependencies more accurately than conventional RNNs. In this paper, we propose to use … Cited by 10 Related articles All 12 versions

HMM trajectory-guided sample selection for photo-realistic talking head L Wang, FK Soong – Multimedia Tools and Applications, 2015 – Springer Abstract In this paper, we propose an HMM trajectory-guided, real image sample concatenation approach to photo-realistic talking head synthesis. An audio-visual database of a person is recorded first for training a statistical Hidden Markov Model (HMM) of Lips … Cited by 7 Related articles All 4 versions

English talking head adaptation for Lithuanian speech animation I Mažonavi?i?t?, R Baušys – Information Technology and Control, 2015 – Abstract Visual speech animation plays an important role in human-computer interaction. To force already existing English Talking Head speech animation engine to talk Lithuanian, some modifications to the animation script were made. For this adaptation, the relation … Cited by 4 Related articles All 21 versions

[BOOK] The Talking Heads experiment: Origins of words and meanings L Steels – 2015 – The Talking Heads Experiment, conducted in the years 1999-2001, was the first large-scale experiment in which open populations of situated embodied agents created for the first time ever a new shared vocabulary by playing language games about real world scenes in … Cited by 8 Related articles All 4 versions

Multimodal affect: Perceptually evaluating an affective talking head K Legde, S Castillo, DW Cunningham – ACM Transactions on Applied …, 2015 – Abstract Many tasks such as driving or rapidly sorting items can be best achieved by direct actions. Other tasks such as giving directions, being guided through a museum, or organizing a meeting are more easily solved verbally. Since computers are increasingly … Cited by 2 Related articles All 2 versions

Beyond Talking Heads: Sourced Comics and the Affordances of Multimodality H Dickinson, MM Werner – Composition Studies, 2015 – Abstract This article analyzes the genre of the sourced comic as an important pedagogical tool in the development of both alphabetic and multimodal literacies. We argue that sourced comics provide multiple design elements with which students can explore their complex … Cited by 1 Related articles All 4 versions

A deep bidirectional LSTM approach for video-realistic talking head B Fan, L Xie, S Yang, L Wang, FK Soong – Multimedia Tools and …, 2015 – Springer Abstract This paper proposes a deep bidirectional long short-term memory approach in modeling the long contextual, nonlinear mapping between audio and visual streams for video-realistic talking head. In training stage, an audio-visual stereo database is firstly … Cited by 2 Related articles All 7 versions

The effects of realism level of talking-head animated character on students’ pronunciation learning MN Hamdan, AZM Ali, A Hassan – … International Conference on …, 2015 – Abstract—This study intends to evaluate the effects of talking-head animation on the pronunciation of words by using various levels of realism. The evaluation is measured by using the pronunciation test after students have completed the selfexploratory coursework. … Related articles

The Effect of Using a Talking Head in Academic Videos: An EEG Study D Díaz, R Ramírez… – 2015 IEEE 15th …, 2015 – Abstract—This paper presents a study designed to understand the effect of using a talking head in academic videos frequently used in video-based learning approaches, such Massive Open Online Courses. The experiment consisted of exposing participants to … Related articles All 2 versions

Comparison of Visual Speech Perception of Sampled-Based Talking Heads: adults and children with and without developmental dyslexia PDP Costa, D Batista, M Toffoli, KAB Knobel… – 2015 – Abstract Among other applications, videorealistic talking heads are envisioned as a programmable tool to train skills which involve the observation of human face. This work presents partial results of a study conducted with adults and children with and without … Related articles All 2 versions

3D Talking-Head Mobile App AZM Ali, WH Tan – 2015 – 3D talking-head mobile app is basically referred to a mobile app that presents the head of a computer generated three dimensional animated character that can talk or hold a conversation with human users. The 3D talking-heads are head-like representation of … All 2 versions

The effect of using a talking head in academic videos: An EEG study J Blat, R Ramírez, D Hernández Leo – … (ICALT); 2015 Jul 06-Jul 09 …, 2015 – Resum: This paper presents a study designed to understand the effect of using a talking head in academic videos frequently used in video-based learning approaches, such Massive Open Online Courses. The experiment consisted of exposing participants to … Related articles All 3 versions

Talking heads synthesis from audio with deep neural networks T Shimba, R Sakurai, H Yamazoe… – 2015 IEEE/SICE …, 2015 – Abstract—Talking heads synthesis with expressions from speech is proposed in this paper. Talking heads synthesis can be considered as a learning problem of sequence-to-sequence mapping, which consists of audio as input and video as output. To synthesize talking … Related articles

Transforming an embodied conversational agent into an efficient talking head: from keyframe-based animation to multimodal concatenation synthesis G Gibert, KN Olsen, Y Leung… – Computational …, 2015 – computationalcognitivescience. … Background Virtual humans have become part of our everyday life (movies, internet, and computer games). Even though they are becoming more and more realistic, their speech capabilities are, most of the time, limited and not coherent and/or not synchronous with the … Related articles All 9 versions

Effects of Verbal Components in 3D Talking-head on Pronunciation Learning among Non-native Speakers. AZM Ali, K Segaran, TW Hoe – Educational Technology & Society, 2015 – JSTOR ABSTRACT This study was designed to investigate the benefit of inclusion of various verbal elements in 3D talking-head on pronunciation learning among non-native speakers. In particular, the study examines the effects of three different multimedia presentation … Cited by 1 Related articles All 13 versions

Developing and Evaluating of Non-Realistic Three-Dimensional (3d-Nr) and Two-Dimensional (2d) Talking-Head Animation Courseware. MN Hamdan, AZM Ali – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Technology, 2015 – ERIC ABSTRACT The talking?head animation is an instructional animation capable of improving the communication skills through enhancing the pronunciation skills; whereby a word is pronounced correctly and accurately. This had been proven by several researches, which … Related articles All 4 versions

User Satisfaction of Non-Realistic Three-Dimensional Talking-Head Animation Courseware (3D-NR) MN Hamdan, AZM Ali – International Journal of e-Education, e …, 2015 – Abstract Talking-head animation is an instructional approach that helps students in linguistic learning, especially in the pronunciation aspect. However, the use of talking-head animation has caused some emotional uneasiness among students when the design and realistic … Related articles All 3 versions

Impact of iris size and eyelids coupling on the estimation of the gaze direction of a robotic talking head by human viewers F Foerster, G Bailly, F Elisei – Humanoid Robots (Humanoids), …, 2015 – Abstract—Primates-and in particular humans-are very sensitive to the eye direction of congeners. Estimation of gaze of others is one of the basic skills for estimating goals, intentions and desires of social agents, whether they are humans or avatars. When … Cited by 1 Related articles All 3 versions

Talking Heads, Signing Avatars and Social Robots Exploring multimodality in assistive applications J Beskow – 6th Workshop on Speech and Language …, 2015 – Abstract Over the span of human existence our brains have evolved into sophisticated multimodal social signal processing machines. We are experts at detecting and decoding information from a variety of sources and interpreting this information in a social context. … All 7 versions

From Talking Heads to Talking Students Driving the paradigm shift in science education. LE Ogden – BioScience, 2015 – “I’ve always believed in being an experimentalist and testing things,” says Carl Wieman. His prowess for “testing things” earned him a 2001 Nobel Prize in Physics and, in 2010, a stint as associate director of science at The White House Office of Science and Technology … Related articles All 3 versions