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Video-Based Sign Language Content Annotation by Incorporation of MPEG-7 Standard

  • Rashad Aouf
  • Steve Hansen
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3579)

Abstract

The advanced progress in multimedia technology increases the demand on delivering effective content in term of quality with the ability to describe content. From the W3C initiative into the web accessibility (WAI), there is a dedicated effort to make data accessible by every person even by people with disabilities. Accordingly, this paper balances the portion between the minimum bandwidth and the optimum required data to display customized video-based sign language. It also describes a systematic approach derived from the MPEG-7 multimedia content description standard to annotate sign language information. A new approach is proposed by this paper. It makes use of an “intermediary” signage object rather than immediate transmission of sign language video clips. Based on the signage object, this research analyses the components in order to enhance the display quality for video-based sign language with less data consumption by determining the accurate display parameters.

Keywords

Sign Language Minimum Bandwidth Display Quality Intermediary Object Multimedia Description Scheme 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rashad Aouf
    • 1
  • Steve Hansen
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Computing and Information TechnologyUniversity of Western SydneySydneyAustralia

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