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Encoding of sign language image sequences at very low rate
Author(s): Chang-Lin Huang; Chih Hung Wu
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Paper Abstract

Sign Language is a better language used by the hearing impaired. This report offers a means of visual communication over a very—low bandwidth communication network (i.e. telephone lines) of which the purpose is to supply a visual telecommunication among the deaf community. We develop a system which consists of the edge detection, the binarization, the vectorization, the inter—frame correspondence, the component trajectory finding, and hybrid encoding. This system is able to transmit a sequence of images of the sign language at higher resolution and lower transmission rate.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 September 1990
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1360, Visual Communications and Image Processing '90: Fifth in a Series, (1 September 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.24129
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Chang-Lin Huang, National Tsing Hua Univ. (Taiwan)
Chih Hung Wu, National Tsing Hua Univ. (Taiwan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1360:
Visual Communications and Image Processing '90: Fifth in a Series
Murat Kunt, Editor(s)

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