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Evaluating Talking Heads for Smart Home Systems
Zitatschlüssel kuehnel2008c
Autor Kühnel, Christine and Weiss, Benjamin and Wechsung, Ina and Fagel, Sascha and Möller, Sebastian
Buchtitel Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Multimodal Interfaces (ICMI 2008)
Seiten 81–84
Jahr 2008
ISBN 978-1-60558-198-9
Ort Chania, Crete, Greece
Adresse New York, United States
Monat oct
Verlag ACM
Zusammenfassung In this paper we report the results of a user study evaluating talking heads in the smart home domain. Three noncommercial talking head components are linked to two freely available speech synthesis systems, resulting in six different combinations. The influence of head and voice components on overall quality is analyzed as well as the correlation between them. Three different ways to assess overall quality are presented. It is shown that these three are consistent in their results. Another important result is that in this design speech and visual quality are independent of each other. Furthermore, a linear combination of both quality aspects models overall quality of talking heads to a good degree
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