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TMM
2011
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8 years 6 months ago
Audiovisual Discrimination Between Speech and Laughter: Why and When Visual Information Might Help
Past research on automatic laughter classification / detection has focused mainly on audio-based approaches. Here we present an audiovisual approach to distinguishing laughter fr...
Stavros Petridis, Maja Pantic
UIST
2010
ACM
8 years 9 months ago
VizWiz: nearly real-time answers to visual questions
Visual information pervades our environment. Vision is used to de cide everything from what we want to eat at a restaurant and which bus route to take to whether our clothes match...
Jeffrey P. Bigham, Chandrika Jayant, Hanjie Ji, Gr...
SSPR
2010
Springer
8 years 9 months ago
Impact of Visual Information on Text and Content Based Image Retrieval
Abstract. Nowadays, multimedia documents composed of text and images are increasingly used, thanks to the Internet and the increasing capacity of data storage. It is more and more ...
Christophe Moulin, Christine Largeron, Mathias G&e...
ICIP
2010
IEEE
8 years 9 months ago
Video retargeting: A visual-friendly dynamic programming approach
Video retargeting is the task of fitting standard-sized video into arbitrary screen. A compelling retargeting attempts to preserve most visual information of original video as wel...
Zheng Yuan, Taoran Lu, Yu Huang, Dapeng Wu, Heathe...
JOCN
2010
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8 years 9 months ago
Audiovisual Matching in Speech and Nonspeech Sounds: A Neurodynamical Model
■ Audiovisual speech perception provides an opportunity to investigate the mechanisms underlying multimodal processing. By using nonspeech stimuli, it is possible to investigate...
Marco Loh, Gabriele Schmid, Gustavo Deco, Wolfram ...
ICRA
2010
IEEE
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8 years 10 months ago
Fusion of laser and vision for multiple targets tracking via on-line learning
— Multi-target tracking becomes significantly more challenging when the targets are in close proximity or frequently interact with each other. This paper presents a promising tr...
Xuan Song, Huijing Zhao, Jinshi Cui, Xiaowei Shao,...
AR
1998
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8 years 11 months ago
A cognitive robot architecture based on tactile and visual information
In this paper, we propose an architecture for a cognitive robot based on tactile and visual information. Visual information contains various features such as location and area of ...
Kazunori Terada, Takayuki Nakamura, Hideaki Takeda...
IJPRAI
2000
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8 years 11 months ago
Towards Unrestricted Lip Reading
Lip reading provides useful information in speech perception and language understanding, especially when the auditory speech is degraded. However, many current automatic lip readi...
Uwe Meier, Rainer Stiefelhagen, Jie Yang, Alex Wai...
NN
2006
Springer
218views Neural Networks» more  NN 2006»
8 years 11 months ago
Modeling attention to salient proto-objects
Selective visual attention is believed to be responsible for serializing visual information for recognizing one object at a time in a complex scene. But how can we attend to objec...
Dirk Walther, Christof Koch
KAIS
2006
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8 years 11 months ago
Visual information extraction
Typographic and visual information is an integral part of textual documents. Most information extraction systems ignore most of this visual information, processing the text as a l...
Yonatan Aumann, Ronen Feldman, Yair Liberzon, Biny...
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