Sign language trainer using leap motion

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Abstract

Learning a sign language can be a long process, but necessary to improve the communication of people, nowadays you need face-to-face courses. To facilitate the learning of Ecuadorian Sign Language and make it more interactive, a software trainer is proposed using the Leap Motion® device. The system is based on an SVM classifier, the parameters were calculated to obtain greater efficiency in the classifier. It is able to predict signs from A to Z including mobile signs, the Ecuadorian typographic alphabet has 30 letters and 5 require movement. The system was trained with a database of 40 people resulting in 1200 signs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSign language trainer using leap motion
EditorsTerence Andre
Pages253-264
Number of pages12
ISBN (Electronic)9783319600178
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2018
EventAdvances in Intelligent Systems and Computing - , Germany
Duration: 1 Jan 2015 → …

Publication series

NameAdvances in Intelligent Systems and Computing
Volume596
ISSN (Print)2194-5357

Conference

ConferenceAdvances in Intelligent Systems and Computing
Country/TerritoryGermany
Period1/01/15 → …

Keywords

  • Ecuadorian Sign Language
  • Human factors in education
  • Human factors in training
  • Leap motion
  • Support vector machine

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