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SMILE Swiss German Sign Language Dataset

Ebling, Sarah, Camgöz, Necati Cihan, Boyes Braem, Penny, Tissi, Katja, Sidler-Miserez, Sandra, Stoll, Stephanie, Hadfield, Simon, Haug, Tobias, Bowden, Richard, Tornay, Sandrine , Razaviz, Marzieh and Magimai-Doss, Mathew (2018) SMILE Swiss German Sign Language Dataset In: 11th edition of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference, 07-12 May 2018, Miyazaki, Japan.

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Abstract

Sign language recognition (SLR) involves identifying the form and meaning of isolated signs or sequences of signs. To our knowledge, the combination of SLR and sign language assessment is novel. The goal of an ongoing three-year project in Switzerland is to pioneer an assessment system for lexical signs of Swiss German Sign Language (Deutschschweizerische Geb¨ardensprache, DSGS) that relies on SLR. The assessment system aims to give adult L2 learners of DSGS feedback on the correctness of the manual parameters (handshape, hand position, location, and movement) of isolated signs they produce. In its initial version, the system will include automatic feedback for a subset of a DSGS vocabulary production test consisting of 100 lexical items. To provide the SLR component of the assessment system with sufficient training samples, a large-scale dataset containing videotaped repeated productions of the 100 items of the vocabulary test with associated transcriptions and annotations was created, consisting of data from 11 adult L1 signers and 19 adult L2 learners of DSGS. This paper introduces the dataset, which will be made available to the research community.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Conference Paper)
Divisions : Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Electronic Engineering
Authors :
NameEmailORCID
Ebling, Sarah
Camgöz, Necati Cihann.camgoz@surrey.ac.uk
Boyes Braem, Penny
Tissi, Katja
Sidler-Miserez, Sandra
Stoll, Stephanies.m.stoll@surrey.ac.uk
Hadfield, Simons.hadfield@surrey.ac.uk
Haug, Tobias
Bowden, RichardR.Bowden@surrey.ac.uk
Tornay, Sandrine
Razaviz, Marzieh
Magimai-Doss, Mathew
Date : 2018
Copyright Disclaimer : Copyright © 2018 ELRA - All Rights Reserved
Uncontrolled Keywords : Swiss German Sign Language (DSGS); Automatic sign language assessment; Sign language testing; Sign language recognition and analysis; Microsoft Kinect v2; GoPro; L2 acquisition
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Depositing User : Clive Harris
Date Deposited : 16 Feb 2018 10:17
Last Modified : 14 May 2018 10:59
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/845852

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