Journal Article


Charles Markham
John McDonald
Jane Reilly Delannoy
Daniel Kelly



sign language recognition head movements sign language computer science gestures movement head automatic

Automatic Recognition of Head Movement Gestures in Sign Language Sentences (2009)

Abstract A novel system for the recognition of head movement gestures used to convey non-manual information in sign language is presented. We propose a framework for recognizing a set of head movement gestures and identifying head movements outside of this set. Experiments show our proposed system is capable of classifying three different head movement gestures and identifying 15 other head movements as movements which are outside of the training set. In this paper we perform experiments to investigate the best feature vectors for discriminating between positive a negative head movement gestures and a ROC analysis of the systems classifications performance showed an area under the curve measurement of 0:936 for the best performing feature vector.
Collections Ireland -> Maynooth University -> Subject = Science & Engineering: Computer Science
Ireland -> Maynooth University -> Type = Article
Ireland -> Maynooth University -> Status = Published
Ireland -> Maynooth University -> Academic Unit = Faculty of Science and Engineering: Computer Science

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Charles Markham, John McDonald, Jane Reilly Delannoy, Daniel Kelly

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Charles Markham
Maynooth University
Total Publications: 64
John McDonald
Maynooth University
Total Publications: 79
Daniel Kelly
University College Cork
Total Publications: 17