Motion Dynamics Improve Speaker-Independent Lipreading

Matteo Riva, Michael Wand, Jurgen Schmidhuber

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Abstract

We present a novel lipreading system that improves on the task of speaker-independent word recognition by decoupling motion and content dynamics. We achieve this by implementing a deep learning architecture that uses two distinct pipelines to process motion and content and subsequently merges them, implementing an end-to-end trainable system that performs fusion of independently learned representations. We obtain a average relative word accuracy improvement of ≈6.8% on unseen speakers and of ≈3.3% on known speakers, with respect to a baseline which uses a standard architecture.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationICASSP, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing - Proceedings
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages4407-4411
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9781509066315
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2020
Externally publishedYes

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