ASL-Pro: American Sign Language Animation with Prosodic Elements

  • Nicoletta Adamo-VillaniEmail author
  • Ronnie B. Wilbur
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9176)


As a general notion, prosody includes relative prominence, rhythm, and timing of articulations. Prosodic markers indicate which units are grouped together and serve as cues for parsing the signal for comprehension. Speech has a Prosodic Hierarchy [1]: (smallest to largest) Syllable \(<\)


American Sign Language (ASL) ASL animation ASL prosody Deaf education Facial articulation 


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  1. 1.Purdue UniversityWest LafayetteUSA

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