Virtual Human Signing as Expressive Animation

John R. W. Glauert, J. Richard Kennaway, Ralph Elliott, Barry-John Theobald

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We present an overview of research at UEA into the animation of sign language using a gesture notation, outlining applications that have been developed and key aspects of the implementation. We argue that the requirements for virtual human signing involve the development of expressive characters. Although the principal focus of work has been on sign language, we believe that the work can be generalised easily and has a strong contribution to make to future research on expressive characters.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages9
Publication statusPublished - 2004
EventSymposium on Language, Speech and Gesture for Expressive Characters - University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
Duration: 29 Mar 20041 Apr 2004


ConferenceSymposium on Language, Speech and Gesture for Expressive Characters
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom

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