Visual Speech Synthesis using Dynamic Visemes and Deep Learning Architectures

Date: 29 Nov 2017 Time: 13:00-14:00 Location: JSC 2.02 Speaker: Ausdang Thangthai Institution: School of Computing Sciences, UEA Organiser: Dr. Michal Mackiewicz   Abstract: The aim of this work is to improve the naturalness of visual speech synthesis produced automatically from a linguistic input over existing methods. Firstly, the most important contribution is on the investigation of the most suitable speech units for the visual speech synthesis....

CMP PGR Day 2017

PGR Day 2017 Date: 9th Nov. 2017, 10:00-15:00 Location: D' Arcy Thomson Room   With Seminar presentation: Title:  Computer Graphics, VR and AR in Medical Applications Time: 13:00-14:00 Location: JSC 2.03 Speaker: Prof Nigel John, University of Chester Seminar Announcement  (PDF, 46KB) Programme details

Using Twitter to Generate Signals for Syndromic Surveillance Systems

Statistics and Data Science in the Digital Age Series Using Twitter to Generate Signals for Syndromic Surveillance Systems - The Use of Semi-Supervised Classification to Identify Relevant Tweets Applications   Date: 10th Nov 2017 Time: 14:00-15:00 Location: SCI 1.20 (MTH common room) Speaker:  Osagioduwa Edo-Osagie (CMP) Institution: School of Computing Sciences, UEA   Abstract Syndromic surveillance refers to a form of public...

Computer Graphics, VR and AR in Medical Applications

Date: 9th Nov 2017 Time: 13:00-14:00 Location: JSC 2.03 Speaker: Prof Nigel John  Institution: University of Chester Organiser: Dr. Michal Mackiewicz   Abstract Computer graphics and related technologies have played an important role in supporting some of the latest products to be used in hospitals: from education and training; procedure rehearsal; surgical guidance; and rehabilitation applications. In this talk I will give an overview of some of...

From symbolic ultrametrics to 3-way maps

Date: 18th Oct. 2017 Time: 14:00-15:00 Location: S3.05 Speaker: Guillaume Scholz Institution: School of Computing Sciences, UEA Organiser: Dr. Michal Mackiewicz   Abstract: Three-way dissimilarities are a generalization of (two-way) dissimilarities which can be used to indicate the lack of homogeneity or resemblance between any three objects. Here we consider threeway maps which arise from phylogenetic trees whose interior vertices are labelled...