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An Isolated-Signing RGBD Dataset of 100 American Sign Language Signs Produced by Fluent ASL Signers

Hassan, Saad | Berke, Larwan | Vahdani, Elahe | Jing, Longlong | Tian, Yingli | Huenerfauth, Matt


Volume:
Proceedings of the LREC2020 9th Workshop on the Representation and Processing of Sign Languages: Sign Language Resources in the Service of the Language Community, Technological Challenges and Application Perspectives
Venue:
Marseille, France
Date:
16 May 2020
Pages:
89–94
Publisher:
European Language Resources Association (ELRA)
License:
CC BY-NC 4.0
sign-lang ID:
20034
ACL ID:
2020.signlang-1.14
ISBN:
979-10-95546-54-2

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Languages:
American Sign Language
Corpora:
ASL-100-RBGD

Abstract

We have collected a new dataset consisting of color and depth videos of fluent American Sign Language (ASL) signers performing sequences of 100 ASL signs from a Kinect v2 sensor. This directed dataset had originally been collected as part of an ongoing collaborative project, to aid in the development of a sign-recognition system for identifying occurrences of these 100 signs in video. The set of words consist of vocabulary items that would commonly be learned in a first-year ASL course offered at a university, although the specific set of signs selected for inclusion in the dataset had been motivated by project-related factors. Given increasing interest among sign-recognition and other computer-vision researchers in red-green-blue-depth (RBGD) video, we release this dataset for use by the research community. In addition to the RGB video files, we share depth and HD face data as well as additional features of face, hands, and body produced through post-processing of this data.

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@inproceedings{hassan:20034:sign-lang:lrec,
  author    = {Hassan, Saad and Berke, Larwan and Vahdani, Elahe and Jing, Longlong and Tian, Yingli and Huenerfauth, Matt},
  title     = {An Isolated-Signing {RGBD} Dataset of {100} {American} {Sign} {Language} Signs Produced by Fluent {ASL} Signers},
  pages     = {89--94},
  editor    = {Efthimiou, Eleni and Fotinea, Stavroula-Evita and Hanke, Thomas and Hochgesang, Julie A. and Kristoffersen, Jette and Mesch, Johanna},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of the {LREC2020} 9th Workshop on the Representation and Processing of Sign Languages: Sign Language Resources in the Service of the Language Community, Technological Challenges and Application Perspectives},
  maintitle = {12th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation ({LREC} 2020)},
  publisher = {{European Language Resources Association (ELRA)}},
  address   = {Marseille, France},
  day       = {16},
  month     = may,
  year      = {2020},
  isbn      = {979-10-95546-54-2},
  language  = {english},
  url       = {https://www.sign-lang.uni-hamburg.de/lrec/pub/20034.pdf}
}
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