Entries by AILabs.tw

Speaker Verification and Speaker Retrieval

Speaker verification is the task that given two segments of audio signal, we are supposed to verify whether both signals came from the same identity of the speaker or not. While inferencing, we first transform the audio signal into the corresponding speaker embedding, then calculate the similarity between two embeddings which is used to compare with the certain threshold later.

Investigating the Impact of Facebook Polarization on the 2021 Taiwanese Referendum

Taiwan has four important upcoming referendums on December 18, 2021. “Pork Imports”, “Referendum Dates”, “Nuclear Plant”, “Algae Reef Protection.” According to previous research, disinformation and manipulation of the media could influence public opinion on topics like these referendums. This study will examine how Facebook has affected the polarization of public opinion on these topics over the previous eleven months. The phenomenon of public opinion polarization and the factors affecting policy support and political attitudes will be analyzed using artificial intelligence technology. The polarization impact of pages that demonstrated evidence of potential media manipulation through coordinated behavior were considered. Within these pages, those that were shared most often are referred to as “amplifiers.”

The Challenge of Speaker Diarization

Introduction Speaker Diarization is the task to partition audio recordings into segments corresponding to the identity of the speaker. In short, a task to identify “who spoke when”. Speaker diarization can be used to analyze audio data in various scenarios, such as business meetings, court proceedings, online videos, just to name a few. However, it […]

360° Depth Estimation

360° videos provide an immersive environment for people to engage, and Taiwan Traveler is a smart online tourism platform that utilizes 360° panoramic views to realize virtual sightseeing experiences. To immerse users in the virtual world, we aim to exploit depth information to provide a sense of space, enabling tourists to better explore scenic attractions. […]

The Magic to Disappear Cameraman: Removing Object from 8K 360° Videos

360° video, also known as immersive video, has been increasingly popular and drawn great attention nowadays since it unlocks unlimited possibilities for content creators and encourages viewer engagement. One representative application which exploits the power of 360° videos is Taiwan Traveler. Taiwan Traveler, Taiwan’s first smart tourism platform developed by Taiwan AI Labs, aims to […]