Enhancing Gloss-Based Corpora with Facial Features Using Active Appearance Models

@inproceedings{Schmidt2013EnhancingGC,
  title={Enhancing Gloss-Based Corpora with Facial Features Using Active Appearance Models},
  author={Christian Schmidt and Oscar Koller},
  year={2013}
}
In text-to-avatar translation systems, facial expressions and mouth patterns are a vital part of a natural sign language avatar animation. However, gloss-based corpora often lack detail with respect to such non-manual features. To create a translation system which can produce facial expressions and mouthings, a more fine-grained annotation is necessary. In this work, we apply a clustering algorithm to automatically distinguish between different facial patterns using an active appearance model… CONTINUE READING
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