Nonmanuals in sign language / edited by Annika Herrmann, Markus Steinbach.

Computer-generated three-dimensional animation holds great promise for synthesizing utterances in American Sign Language (ASL) that are not only grammatical, but well-tolerated by members of the Deaf community. Unfortunately, animation poses several challenges stemming from the necessity of grapplin...

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Other Authors: Herrmann, Annika., Steinbach, Markus.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Amsterdam : John Benjamins Publishing Company, ©2013.
Series:Benjamins current topics ; v. 53.
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Summary:Computer-generated three-dimensional animation holds great promise for synthesizing utterances in American Sign Language (ASL) that are not only grammatical, but well-tolerated by members of the Deaf community. Unfortunately, animation poses several challenges stemming from the necessity of grappling with massive amounts of data. However, the linguistics of ASL may aid in surmounting the challenge by providing structure and rules for organizing animation data. An exploration of the linguistic and extralinguistic behavior of the brows from an animator's viewpoint yields a new approach for synth.
Physical Description:1 online resource.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9789027271747
9027271747
ISSN:1874-0081 ;