International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing

ICIAP 2015: Image Analysis and Processing — ICIAP 2015 pp 332-342 | Cite as

Tongue in Cheek

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9279)


Differences between image processing and other disciplines in the definition and the role of shape are explored. Diverse approaches to quantifying shape are reviewed. Attention is drawn to the need for close coupling between image acquisition and shape analysis. An example of the effect of the means of observation on dynamic shape extraction is drawn from linguistics. Current instrumentation for measuring shape changes in the vocal tract are described. Advanced image processing based on emerging imaging technologies is proposed for linguistic and therapeutic applications of articulatory phonetics.


Morphology Morphometrics Image processing Computer graphics Linguistics Articulatory phonetics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, ECSETroyUSA
  2. 2.University of Toronto, LinguisticsTorontoCanada

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