Modeling and synthesizing spatially inflected verbs for American sign language animations

@inproceedings{Huenerfauth2010ModelingAS,
  title={Modeling and synthesizing spatially inflected verbs for American sign language animations},
  author={Matt Huenerfauth and Pengfei Lu},
  booktitle={ASSETS},
  year={2010}
}
Animations of American Sign Language (ASL) have accessibility benefits for many signers with lower levels of written language literacy. This paper introduces a novel method for modeling and synthesizing ASL animations based on movement data collected from native signers. This technique allows for the synthesis of animations of signs (in particular, inflecting verbs, which are frequent in ASL) whose performance is affected by the arrangement of locations in 3D space that represent entities under… CONTINUE READING
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