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Dictionary of the Slovenian Sign Language on the WWW

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The article describes technical and user-interface issues of transferring the contents and functionality of the CD-ROM version of the Slovenian sing language dictionary to the web. The dictionary of Slovenian sign language consist of video clips showing the demonstration of signs that deaf people use for communication, text description of the words corresponding to the signs and pictures illustrating the same word/sign. A new technical solution—a video sprite—for concatenating subsections of video clips necessary for their smooth display on most available platforms was developed. The contents of the dictionary which were re-edited are combined also with other resources available on the web. Added were also new exercises for learning the sign language.


  • sign language
  • multimedia dictionary
  • web application
  • video player
  • video sprite

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Cempre, L., Bešir, A., Solina, F. (2013). Dictionary of the Slovenian Sign Language on the WWW. In: Holzinger, A., Ziefle, M., Hitz, M., Debevc, M. (eds) Human Factors in Computing and Informatics. SouthCHI 2013. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 7946. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.

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