Special issue: recent advances in sign language translation and avatar technology

@article{Wolfe2015SpecialIR,
  title={Special issue: recent advances in sign language translation and avatar technology},
  author={Rosalee Wolfe and Eleni Efthimiou and John R. W. Glauert and Thomas Hanke and John C. McDonald and Jerry Schnepp},
  journal={Universal Access in the Information Society},
  year={2015},
  volume={15},
  pages={485-486}
}
Deafness is not simply a barrier of sound, but also a barrier of language. Those born deaf do not use spoken (or written) language as their primary language, but prefer to use sign language instead [1]. This group faces barriers to education, social services, and employment opportunities because the written form as well as the voiced form of spoken… CONTINUE READING