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A System for Large Vocabulary Sign Search Haijing Wang 1
 

Summary: A System for Large Vocabulary Sign Search
Haijing Wang 1
, Alexandra Stefan 1
, Sajjad Moradi 1
, Vassilis Athitsos 1
,
Carol Neidle 2
, and Farhad Kamangar 1
1
Computer Science and Engineering Department, University of Texas at Arlington
Arlington, Texas 76019, USA
2
Linguistics Program, Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
Abstract. A method is presented to help users look up the meaning of
an unknown sign from American Sign Language (ASL). The user sub-
mits a video of the unknown sign as a query, and the system retrieves
the most similar signs from a database of sign videos. The user then
reviews the retrieved videos to identify the video displaying the sign of
interest. Hands are detected in a semi-automatic way: the system per-

  

Source: Athitsos, Vassilis - Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences