April 25, 2013
Hello Asmaa -
I sent you that information about an hour ago, in a private email - Did you not get it?
Hope you get it -
Dr Valerie Please I need to contact with people who work done in South Africa or Tunisia
To decide if i work with 3D avatar or not !!
From: Asmaa Shaban <[log in to unmask]>
To: SignWriting List: Read and Write Sign Languages <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Thursday, April 25, 2013 10:41 PM
Subject: Re: signwriting (swml file problem)
Thanks Dr Valerie :)
ok,could you contact me with people who work done in South Africa or Tunisia Dr Valerie?
April 25, 2013
Hello Asmaa and Steve -
Steve is correct that SignWriting is designed as a daily writing system for all sign languages, and was never really developed for avatar work, however, just for your information, there are projects around the world that are using SignWriting for avatar work. Here are some of those projects:
In South Africa:
Test Avatar using SignWriting
Greece (old project)
I can put you in touch with the work done in South Africa and Tunisia if you wish -
But meanwhile, Steve is right, that using the SiGML program would serve you the quickest -
Hi Asmaa Shaban,
On 4/25/13 1:14 PM, Asmaa Shaban wrote:
So, if i want to represent the output as 3d avatar , we
have to use SWML ???
SWML is not meant for avatar work. SignWriting is primarily
concerned with reading and writing. Integrating SignWriting with
avatars is not ready at this time. It would make for a great
For a more mature avatar solution, you may want to investigate
something called "Signing Gesture Markup Language" (SiGML) that
works with HamNoSys rather than SignWriting.
Virtual Humans Research for Sign Language Animation