Fourth ISCA ITRW on Speech Synthesis

August 29 - September 1, 2001
Perthshire, Scotland

Visual speech synthesis

Gérard Bailly

Institut de la Communication Parlée INPG/Univ. Stendhal, Grenoble, France

This paper presents the main approaches used to synthesize talking faces, and provides greater detail on a handful of these approaches. No system is described exhaustively, however, and, for purposes of conciseness, not all existing systems are reviewed. An attempt is made to distinguish between facial synthesis itself (i.e, the manner in which facial movements are rendered on a computer screen), and the way these movements may be controlled and predicted using phonetic input.

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Bibliographic reference.  Bailly, Gérard (2001): "Visual speech synthesis", In SSW4-2001, paper KN1.

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