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Virtual human modelling and animation for real-time sign language visualisation
(University of the Western Cape, 2008)
This thesis investigates the modelling and animation of virtual humans for real-time sign language visualisation. Sign languages are fully developed natural languages used by Deaf communities all over the world. These ...
Faster upper body pose recognition and estimation using compute unified device architecture
(University of Western Cape, 2013)
The SASL project is in the process of developing a machine translation system that can translate fully-fledged phrases between SASL and English in real-time. To-date, several systems have been developed by the project ...
Robust facial expression recognition in the presence of rotation and partial occlusion
(University of Western Cape, 2014)
This research proposes an approach to recognizing facial expressions in the presence of rotations and partial occlusions of the face. The research is in the context of automatic machine translation of South African Sign ...
Rendering an avatar from sign writing notation for sign language animation
(University of the Western Cape, 2010)
This thesis presents an approach for automatically generating signing animations from a sign language notation. An avatar endowed with expressive gestures, as subtle as changes in facial expression, is used to render the ...