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Bilingual Sign Language Dictionary

  • José L. Fuertes
  • Ángel L. González
  • Gonzalo Mariscal
  • Carlos Ruiz
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4061)

Abstract

The Spanish Sign Language Dictionary (DILSE) is one of the first truly bilingual (Spanish Sign Language-Spanish) electronic dictionaries for the deaf community. The properties of this format are perfectly matched to a visual language such as sign language, which uses space as a means of expression. Additionally, two-way searches for word entries are possible from either Spanish or signs. The signs have been previously classified according to sign language-based linguistic criteria. Furthermore, the system presented here includes different geographical varieties of Spanish Sign Language.

Keywords

Sign Language Deaf People Visual Language Spanish Word Hand Shape 
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

  • José L. Fuertes
    • 1
  • Ángel L. González
    • 1
  • Gonzalo Mariscal
    • 2
  • Carlos Ruiz
    • 2
  1. 1.Facultad de Informática 
  2. 2.CETTICOFacultad de Informática, UPMBoadilla del Monte, MadridSpain

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