Spoken Language Processing Techniques for Sign Language Recognition and Translation

  title={Spoken Language Processing Techniques for Sign Language Recognition and Translation},
  author={Philippe Dreuw and Daniel Stein and Thomas Deselaers and David Rybach and Morteza Zahedi and Jan Bungeroth and Hermann Ney},
We present an approach to automatically recognize sign language and translate it into a spoken language. A system to address these tasks is created based on state-ofthe-art techniques from statistical machine translation, speech recognition, and image processing research. Such a system is necessary for communication between deaf and hearing people. The communication is otherwise nearly impossible due to missing sign language skills on the hearing side, and the low reading and writing skills on… CONTINUE READING
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