IST-2001-33327

SYNFACE

Synthesised talking face derived from speech for hearing disabled users of voice channels

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2001

Faulkner, A (2001). SYNFACE: A speech-driven synthetic face as a communication aid for hearing-impaired people.
ELSNews 10.3, p. 3

2002

Beskow J, Granström B & Spens K-E (2002). Articulation strength - Readability experiments with a synthetic talking face.
Proc of Fonetik 2002, TMH-QPSR, 44: 97-100 [pdf][postscript]

Granström B, Karlsson I & Spens K-E (2002). SYNFACE - a project presentation.
Proc of Fonetik 2002, TMH-QPSR, 44: 93-96 [pdf][postscript]

Nakisa M (2002): Talking heads. One in Seven (RNID member magasine) Issue 31 [pdf]

Siciliano C, Williams G, Beskow J & Faulkner A (2002) Evaluation of a multilingual talking face as a communication aids for the hearing impaired.
Speech Hearing & Language (UCL departmental working papers in Speech & Hearing Science) [pdf]

Ward K (2002): User interface for the SYNFACE project.
MSc Thesis report, TMH-KTH [pdf]

2003

Beskow, J.(2003). Talking Heads - Models and Applications for Multimodal Speech Synthesis. Doctoral Thesis. Department of Speech, Music and Hearing, KTH, Stockholm. http://www.speech.kth.se/~beskow/thesis

Engström C (2003) Articulatory analysis of Swedish visemes. Master thesis, KTH [pdf]

Engwall O & Beskow J (2003). Resynthesis of 3D tongue movements from facial data. Proc EuroSpeech 2003, 2261-2264

Karlsson I (2003) The SYNFACE project a status report. Proc of Fonetik 2003, Umeå University, Sweden, 61-64 [pdf]

Karlsson I, Faulkner A, Salvi G (2003) SYNFACE - a talking face telephone. The Eurospeech Special Event on "Spoken Language Technology in E-inclusion", Proc of EuroSpeech 2003 [pdf]

Molander, M (2003). Experiment with asynchrony in multimodal speech communication. Master thesis, KTH [pdf]

Salvi, G (2003) Truncation error and dynamics in very low latency phonetic recognition. Proc of ISCA workshop on Non-linear Speech Processing [pdf]

Seward, A (2003). Low-latency Incremental Speech Transcription in the Synface Project. Proc. EuroSpeech 2003 [pdf]

Sheard M and Thomas N (2003) The SYNFACE project: development and evaluation of a talking face telephone.
The HCI 2003 - Designing for Society Conference in Bath, England, [pdf]

Siciliano C, Williams G, Beskow J and FaulknerA (2003) : Evaluation of a Multilingual Synthetic Talking Face as a Communication Aid for the Hearing Impaired.
Proc of 15th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences

Siciliano C, Faulkner A and Williams G (2003). Lipreadability of a Synthetic Talking Face in Normal Hearing and Hearing-Impaired Listeners. Proc International conference AVSP 2003, 205-208

2004

Beskow J (2004). Trainable articulatory control models for visual speech synthesis. International Journal of Speech Technology 7:335-349

Beskow J, Karlsson I, Kewley J and Salvi G (2004). SYNFACE - A Talking Head Telephone for the Hearing-impaired. In K Miesenberger, J Klaus, W Zagler, D Burger eds Computers helping people with special needs, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 3118,  (1178-1186) Springer-Verlag [pdf]

Spens K-E, Agelfors E, Beskow J, Granström B, Karlsson I and Salvi G (2004) SYNFACE, a talking head telephone for the hearing impaired. Proc IFHOH 7th World Congress

2006

Agelfors, E., Beskow, J., Karlsson, I., Kewley, J., Salvi, G., & Thomas, N. (2006). User Evaluation of the SYNFACE Talking Head Telephone. In Miesenberger, K., Klaus, J., Zagler, W., & Karschmer, A. (Eds.), Computers Helping People with Special Needs, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 4061, (579-586). Springer-Verlag


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