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CHI
2011
ACM
8 years 7 months ago
Effect of MobileASL on communication among deaf users
MobileASL, a software program enabling sign-language video on mobile devices over conventional U.S. cellular networks, was evaluated in a three-week field study during the summer ...
Joy Kim, Jessica J. Tran, Tressa W. Johnson, Richa...
ASSETS
2010
ACM
9 years 4 months ago
A web-based user survey for evaluating power saving strategies for deaf users of mobileASL
MobileASL is a video compression project for two-way, real-time video communication on cell phones, allowing Deaf people to communicate in the language most accessible to them, Am...
Jessica J. Tran, Tressa W. Johnson, Joy Kim, Rafae...
CGIM
2003
9 years 5 months ago
iSign: Making the Benefits of Reading Aloud Accessible to Families with Deaf Children
In this paper, we describe an application that helps hearing-impaired students learn to read and form words by translating speech into video clips of American Sign Language (ASL)....
T. Scarlatos, Lori L. Scarlatos, F. Gallarotti
ASSETS
2005
ACM
9 years 5 months ago
Representing coordination and non-coordination in an american sign language animation
While strings and syntax trees are used by the Natural Language Processing community to represent the structure of spoken languages, these encodings are difficult to adapt to a si...
Matt Huenerfauth
ASSETS
2008
ACM
9 years 5 months ago
Evaluation of a psycholinguistically motivated timing model for animations of american sign language
Using results in the psycholinguistics literature on the speed and timing of American Sign Language (ASL), we built algorithms to calculate the time-duration of signs and the loca...
Matt Huenerfauth
FGR
2004
IEEE
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9 years 7 months ago
A New Instrumented Approach For Translating American Sign Language Into Sound And Text
This paper discusses a novel approach for capturing and translating isolated gestures of American Sign Language into spoken and written words. The instrumented part of the system ...
Jose L. Hernandez-Rebollar, Nicholas Kyriakopoulos...
ASSETS
2007
ACM
9 years 7 months ago
Evaluating American Sign Language generation through the participation of native ASL signers
We discuss important factors in the design of evaluation studies for systems that generate animations of American Sign Language (ASL) sentences. In particular, we outline how some...
Matt Huenerfauth, Liming Zhao, Erdan Gu, Jan M. Al...
ACCV
2009
Springer
9 years 7 months ago
Fingerspelling Recognition through Classification of Letter-to-Letter Transitions
Abstract. We propose a new principle for recognizing fingerspelling sequences from American Sign Language (ASL). Instead of training a system to recognize the static posture for ea...
Susanna Ricco, Carlo Tomasi
ASSETS
2000
ACM
9 years 8 months ago
An intelligent tutoring system for deaf learners of written English
This paper describes progress toward a prototype implementation of a tool which aims to improve literacy in deaf high school and college students who are native (or near native) s...
Lisa N. Michaud, Kathleen F. McCoy, Christopher A....
IBPRIA
2005
Springer
9 years 9 months ago
Appearance-Based Recognition of Words in American Sign Language
In this paper, we present how appearance-based features can be used for the recognition of words in American sign language (ASL) from a video stream. The features are extracted wit...
Morteza Zahedi, Daniel Keysers, Hermann Ney
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