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A Cascaded Speech to Arabic Sign Language Machine Translator using Adaptation

by Shereen A. Mohamed, Mohamed A. Abdou, Y. F. Hassan
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 133 - Number 5
Year of Publication: 2016
Authors: Shereen A. Mohamed, Mohamed A. Abdou, Y. F. Hassan
10.5120/ijca2016907799

Shereen A. Mohamed, Mohamed A. Abdou, Y. F. Hassan . A Cascaded Speech to Arabic Sign Language Machine Translator using Adaptation. International Journal of Computer Applications. 133, 5 ( January 2016), 5-9. DOI=10.5120/ijca2016907799

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author = { Shereen A. Mohamed, Mohamed A. Abdou, Y. F. Hassan },
title = { A Cascaded Speech to Arabic Sign Language Machine Translator using Adaptation },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { January 2016 },
volume = { 133 },
number = { 5 },
month = { January },
year = { 2016 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 5-9 },
numpages = {9},
url = { https://ijcaonline.org/archives/volume133/number5/23780-2016907799/ },
doi = { 10.5120/ijca2016907799 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
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%I Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Abstract

Cascaded machine translation systems are essential for Deaf people. Speech recognizers and sign language translators when combined together constitute helpful automatic machine translators. This paper introduces an automatic translator from Arabic spoken language into Arabic sign language. This system aims to integrate Deaf students into classrooms of hearing ones. The proposed system consists of three cascaded modules: a modified Arabic speech recognizer that works using adaptation, an Arabic machine translator, and a developed signing avatar animator. The system is evaluated on real case studies and shows good performance.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences

Keywords

Arabic Sign Language (ArSL) Deaf students Example-based translation system signing avatars