A Survey of Sign Recognition Approaches for Indian Sign Language

Authors(2) :-Twinkal H. Panchal, Pradip R. Patel

Sign Language (SL) is a communication tool for deaf & dumb people. It is a subset of gestures made with fingers, hands, and face etc. Each gesture in SL has a particular meaning & that is assigned to it. Deaf person directly not communicate with the normal person because normal person never try to learn the sign language. To solve this problem, there exists a need of system that can recognize gesture. Different country has different sign languages. For India, this is called as “Indian Sign Language (ISL)”. Only little research work has been carried out in this area for ISL. Several methods have been used to recognize of ISL alphabets and numerals. Many of them method is used to recognize static gesture. Only few works have been reported for dynamic gesture recognition of ISL. The mainly four steps are involved to recognize the sign: gesture acquisition, tracking and segmentation, feature extraction and gesture recognition. This paper presents a survey on various sign recognition approaches for ISL.

Authors and Affiliations

Twinkal H. Panchal
M.E. Student (Information Technology Department), L.D. College of Engineering, Gujarat Technological University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Pradip R. Patel
Assistant Professor (Information Technology Department), L.D. College of Engineering, Gujarat Technological University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Indian Sign Language, Gesture acquisition, Hand Gesture Recognition, Segmentation, Feature Extraction

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 2 | January-February 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-01-20
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 11-16
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET184203
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

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Twinkal H. Panchal, Pradip R. Patel, " A Survey of Sign Recognition Approaches for Indian Sign Language, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 4, Issue 2, pp.11-16 , January-February-2018.
Journal URL : http://ijsrset.com/IJSRSET184203

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