Sueli Fernandes

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—Sign Languages are tools the deaf use for their communication, education, information access needs, among others. Information Systems, whose role should be to facilitate those processes, still do not present a natural interaction for the deaf. There are many attempts by Computer Vision researches that are limited in their approach, their object of study,(More)
Bilingualism is the philosophy of choice for deaf education and literacy: deaf children should learn Sign Language for intellectual development, and the written form of the oral language. Unfortunately, educators are still influenced by the clinical view of deafness as a deficiency to be removed, and that view influences their pedagogical praxis that lack(More)
Historically, the Brazilian Sign Language (Libras) in particular, and most Sign Languages (SL) around the world in general, have suffered consequences of prejudice and lack of adequate scientific study. An evaluation of a computational representation of the phonology of Libras showed strong evidences of serious issues (e.g. prejudice, late acquisition, lack(More)
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