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Modeling Coarticulation in Synthetic Visual Speech
After describing the importance of visual information in speech perception and sketching the history of visual speech synthesis, we consider a number of theories of coarticulation in human speech. AnExpand
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Development and Evaluation of a Computer-Animated Tutor for Vocabulary and Language Learning in Children with Autism
Using our theoretical framework of multimodal processing, we developed and evaluated a computer-animated tutor, Baldi, to teach vocabulary and grammar for children with autism. Baldi was implementedExpand
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Perceiving affect from the voice and the face
This experiment examines how emotion is perceived by using facial and vocal cues of a speaker. Three levels of facial affect were presented using a computer-generated face. Three levels of vocalExpand
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Children's perception of visual and auditory speech.
  • D. Massaro
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Child development
  • 1 October 1984
Preschool children's evaluation and integration of visual and auditory information in speech perception was compared with that of adults. Subjects identified speech events, which consisted ofExpand
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Integration of featural information in speech perception.
A model for the identification of speech sounds is proposed that assumes that (a) the acoustic cues are perceived independently, (b) feature evaluation provides information about the degree to whichExpand
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Perceiving talking faces
Speech perception has been studied extensively in the last decades. It has been learned that people use many sources of information in perceiving and understanding speech. This talk focuses on theExpand
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Categorical or continuous speech perception: A new test
Abstract An important question in speech perception is whether listeners have continuous or categorical information about the acoustic signal in speech. Most traditional experimental studies haveExpand
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Visual-auditory integration during speech imitation in autism.
Children with autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) may have poor audio-visual integration, possibly reflecting dysfunctional 'mirror neuron' systems which have been hypothesised to be at the core of theExpand
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Testing between the TRACE model and the fuzzy logical model of speech perception
  • D. Massaro
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • 1 July 1989
The TRACE model of speech perception (McClelland & Elman, 1986) is contrasted with a fuzzy logical model of perception (FLMP) (Oden & Massaro, 1978). The central question is how the models accountExpand
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Phonological context in speech perception
Speech perception can be viewed in terms of the listener’s integration of two sources of information: the acoustic features transduced by the auditory receptor system and the context of theExpand
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