Presentation 2002/8/22
A Study on One-Handed Signing Behavior
Takeaki SHIONOME, Kazuo KAMATA, Hideo YAMAMOTO, Susan D. Fischer,
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Abstract(in English) Recently, a mobile phone with a videophone function has been put on sale. This kind of mobile phones will be used for signed language distant conversation. The use situation causes certain restriction on signing, because a user has to use one hand to hold the mobile videophone. Deaf people cope with the similar situation in every day life. In this report, we make two experiments: one-handed signing expression experiment in which a signer is asked to express with the use of only one hand (skillful hand); and perception experiment that measures how well a receiver can understand one-handed signing expressions. The results show the possibility of one-handed signed language communication. We also show certain issues to be considered in developing mobile videophones for signed language conversation.
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Keyword(in English) Signed language / Deaf people / Mobile phones / Video phones
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Conference Date 2002/8/22(1days)
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Title (in English) A Study on One-Handed Signing Behavior
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Keyword(1) Signed language
Keyword(2) Deaf people
Keyword(3) Mobile phones
Keyword(4) Video phones
1st Author's Name Takeaki SHIONOME
1st Author's Affiliation Department of Information Science, Utsunomiya University()
2nd Author's Name Kazuo KAMATA
2nd Author's Affiliation Department of Information Science, Utsunomiya University
3rd Author's Name Hideo YAMAMOTO
3rd Author's Affiliation Department of Information Science, Utsunomiya University
4th Author's Name Susan D. Fischer
4th Author's Affiliation National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID)
Date 2002/8/22
Paper # HCS2002-16
Volume (vol) vol.102
Number (no) 280
Page pp.pp.-
#Pages 6
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