The Challenges of Cross-Modal Translation: English-to-Sign-Language Translation in the Zardoz System

@article{Veale1998TheCO,
  title={The Challenges of Cross-Modal Translation: English-to-Sign-Language Translation in the Zardoz System},
  author={Tony Veale and Alan Conway and Br{\'o}na Collins},
  journal={Machine Translation},
  year={1998},
  volume={13},
  pages={81-106}
}
The sign languages used by deaf communities around the world represent a linguistic challenge that natural-language researchers in AI have only recently begun to take up. This challenge is particularly relevant to research in Machine Translation (MT), as natural sign languages have evolved in deaf communities into efficient modes of gestural communication, which differ from English not only in modality but in grammatical structure, exploiting a higher dimensionality of spatial expression. In… CONTINUE READING
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