Search Results for author: John C. McDonald

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The Myth of Signing Avatars

no code implementations MTSummit 2021 John C. McDonald, Rosalee Wolfe, Eleni Efthimiou, Evita Fontinea, Frankie Picron, Davy Van Landuyt, Tina Sioen, Annelies Braffort, Michael Filhol, Sarah Ebling, Thomas Hanke, Verena Krausneker

Development of automatic translation between signed and spoken languages has lagged behind the development of automatic translation between spoken languages, but it is a common misperception that extending machine translation techniques to include signed languages should be a straightforward process.

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The Synthesis of Complex Shape Deployments in Sign Language

no code implementations LREC 2020 Michael Filhol, John C. McDonald

Proform constructs such as classifier predicates and size and shape specifiers are essential elements of Sign Language communication, but have remained a challenge for synthesis due to their highly variable nature.

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