An Example-Based Approach to Translating Sign Language

  title={An Example-Based Approach to Translating Sign Language},
  author={Sara Morrissey},
Users of sign languages are often forced to use a language in which they have reduced competence simply because documentation in their preferred format is not available. While some research exists on translating between natural and sign languages, we present here what we believe to be the first attempt to tackle this problem using an example-based (EBMT) approach. Having obtained a set of English–Dutch Sign Language examples, we employ an approach to EBMT using the ‘Marker Hypothesis’ (Green… CONTINUE READING
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