Gesture and Sign Language in Human-Computer Interaction and Embodied Communication

9th International Gesture Workshop, GW 2011, Athens, Greece, May 25-27, 2011, Revised Selected Papers

  • Eleni Efthimiou
  • Georgios Kouroupetroglou
  • Stavroula-Evita Fotinea
Conference proceedings GW 2011

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7206)

Also part of the Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence book sub series (LNAI, volume 7206)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Human Computer Interaction

    1. Dimitra Anastasiou
      Pages 1-12
    2. Georgios Kouroupetroglou, Alexandros Pino, Athanasios Balmpakakis, Dimitrios Chalastanis, Vasileios Golematis, Nikolaos Ioannou et al.
      Pages 13-23
    3. Przemysław Głomb, Michał Romaszewski, Sebastian Opozda, Arkadiusz Sochan
      Pages 24-35
    4. Maurice H. P. H. van Beurden, Wijnand A. Ijsselsteijn, Yvonne A. W. de Kort
      Pages 36-47
    5. Alexandros Kontogeorgakopoulos, Georgios Kouroupetroglou
      Pages 48-56
  3. Cognitive Processes

    1. Mingyuan Chu, Sotaro Kita
      Pages 57-68
    2. Mariusz Kozak, Kristian Nymoen, Rolf Inge Godøy
      Pages 69-80
    3. Fiora Pirri, Matia Pizzoli, Matei Mancas
      Pages 81-92
  4. Notation Systems and Animation

    1. Katerina El Raheb, Yannis Ioannidis
      Pages 106-117
    2. Onno Crasborn, Menzo Windhouwer
      Pages 118-128
    3. Maxime Delorme, Michael Filhol, Annelies Braffort
      Pages 151-160
  5. Gestures and Signs: Linguistic Analysis and Tools

  6. Gestures and Speech

    1. Quoc Anh Le, Catherine Pelachaud
      Pages 228-237
    2. Claude P. R. Heath, Patrick G. T. Healey
      Pages 250-261
    3. Maria Koutsombogera, Harris Papageorgiou
      Pages 262-273
  7. Back Matter

About these proceedings


This book constitutes revised selected papers from the 9th International Gesture Workshop, GW 2011, held in Athens, Greece, in May 2011.
The 24 papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 35 submissions. They are ordered in five sections named: human computer interaction; cognitive processes; notation systems and animation; gestures and signs: linguistic analysis and tools; and gestures and speech.


assisted environment cognitive development multimodal interaction semantic Web technologies user interfaces

Editors and affiliations

  • Eleni Efthimiou
    • 1
  • Georgios Kouroupetroglou
    • 2
  • Stavroula-Evita Fotinea
    • 3
  1. 1.“Athena” RC - Research and Innovation Center in Information, Communication and Knowledge TechnologiesInstitute for Language and Speech Processing (ILSP)AthensGreece
  2. 2.Dep. of Informatics and Telecommunications, Speech and Accessibility Lab.National and Kapodistrian University of AthensAthensGreece
  3. 3.“Athena” RC - Research and Innovation Center in Information, Communication and Knowledge TechnologiesProcessing (ILSP)AthensGreece

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science Computer Science (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-34181-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-34182-3
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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