Edge-based recognizer for Arabic sign language alphabet (ArS2V-Arabic sign to voice)

  title={Edge-based recognizer for Arabic sign language alphabet (ArS2V-Arabic sign to voice)},
  author={Elsayed E. Hemayed and Allam S. Hassanien},
  journal={2010 International Computer Engineering Conference (ICENCO)},
This paper introduces a new hand gesture recognition technique to recognize Arabic sign language alphabet and converts it into voice correspondences to enable Arabian deaf people to interact with normal people. The proposed technique captures a color image for the hand gesture and converts it into YCbCr color space that provides an efficient and accurate way to extract skin regions from colored images under various illumination changes. Prewitt edge detector is used to extract the edges of the… CONTINUE READING
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