Nafath Category: Nafath 20

BuHamad: The first Qatari virtual interpreter for Qatari Sign Language

Achraf Othman, Oussama El Ghoul

Research article Open access | Available online on: 23 May, 2022 | Last update: 24 November, 2022

May 23, 2022

As well as all spoken languages, Sign Languages SL has structured grammar and syntax. Although it was visual, multi-dimensional and mainly based on gestures, SL follows specific grammatical rules. Consequently, the automatic generation of sign language should...

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Fostering Accessibility during the journey at Museums: QR-Code solution to make Museum artefact description accessible in Sign Language

Al Dana Al Mohannadi, Shahbaz Ahmed

Research article Open access | Available online on: 23 May, 2022 | Last update: 24 November, 2022

May 23, 2022

Museums form the cultural backbone of any city. Ensuring that they are accessible to People with Disabilities means that everyone can participate in the interaction with or even the curation of collections, whether they be displayed in a physical or virtual...

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SpeakLiz by Talov: Toward a Sign Language Recognition mobile application – Supported by Mada Innovation Program

Hugo Jacome Andrade, Shahbaz Ahmed

Research article Open access | Available online on: 23 May, 2022 | Last update: 24 November, 2022

May 23, 2022

  The present article discusses Sign language recognition which is part of one of the most challenging Artificial Intelligence (AI) algorithms: camera-based gesture recognition. It is a relatively novel practical application in contrast with its old and...

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Understanding the challenges in creating Motion capture Sign Language Dataset: A Technical Perspective

Sammy Sedrati, Oussama El-Ghoul

Research article Open access | Available online on: 23 May, 2022 | Last update: 24 November, 2022

May 23, 2022

Sign language (SL) is a visual language with a syntactic system different from spoken language. Deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals use it as a primary communication channel. The lack of translated information from Arabic text to sign language represents a...

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Toward an evaluation model for signing avatars

Shada Bennbaia

Research article Open access | Available online on: 23 May, 2022 | Last update: 24 November, 2022

May 23, 2022

Signing avatars can make a significant impact on the lives of deaf people by making information accessible anytime and anywhere. With technological development, sign language avatars can be the cost-effective communication solution that will remove the barriers...

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Jumla Sign Language Annotation Tool: an overview

Achraf Othman, Oussama El Ghoul

Research article Open access | Available online on: 23 May, 2022 | Last update: 24 November, 2022

May 23, 2022

This paper describes an ongoing project on developing a new web-based tool for annotating Sign languages. This tool is used to annotate the First Qatari Sign Language dataset called “Jumla Dataset: The Jumla Qatari Sign Language Corpus” with written Arabic...

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