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Dictionary of the Slovenian Sign Language on the WWW

  • Luka Cempre
  • Aleksander Bešir
  • Franc Solina
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7946)

Abstract

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.

Keywords

sign language multimedia dictionary web application video player video sprite 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luka Cempre
    • 1
  • Aleksander Bešir
    • 1
  • Franc Solina
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer Vision Laboratory, Faculty of Computer and Information ScienceUniversity of LjubljanaLjubljanaSlovenia

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