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    • Automatic classification of spoken South African English variants using a transcription-less speech recognition approach 

      Du Toit, A. (Andre) (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2004-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: We present the development of a pattern recognition system which is capable of classifying different Spoken Variants (SVs) of South African English (SAE) using a transcriptionless speech recognition ...

    • Face recognition using Hidden Markov Models 

      Ballot, Johan Stephen Simeon (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2005-03)
      This thesis relates to the design, implementation and evaluation of statistical face recognition techniques. In particular, the use of Hidden Markov Models in various forms is investigated as a recognition tool and ...

    • Handwritten signature verification using hidden Markov models 

      Sindle, Colin (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Handwritten signatures are provided extensively to verify identity for all types of transactions and documents. However, they are very rarely actually verified. This is because of the high cost of ...

    • Interactive recognition of hand-drawn circuit diagrams 

      Dreijer, Janto F. (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2006-12)
      When designing electronic circuits, engineers frequently make hand-drawn sketches of circuits. These are then captured with a computerised design. This study aims to create an alternative to the common schematic ...

    • Phonene-based topic spotting on the switchboard corpus 

      Theunissen, M. W. (Marthinus Wilhelmus) (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2002-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The field of topic spotting in conversational speech deals with the problem of identifying "interesting" conversations or speech extracts contained within large volumes of speech data. Typical applications ...

    • Real-time Software Hand Pose Recognition using Single View Depth Images 

      Alberts, Stefan Francois (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The fairly recent introduction of low-cost depth sensors such as Microsoft’s Xbox Kinect has encouraged a large amount of research on the use of depth sensors for many common Computer Vision problems. ...