CfP: Sign Language Translation and Avatar Technology (SLTAT) 2019 – extended submission

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Sign Language Translation and Avatar Technology (SLTAT) 2019

Second Call for Papers – deadline Extended

Please note: The deadline for submission has been extended to August 30th, 2019

This workshop seeks papers on topics relevant to sign language translation and avatar technology such as the ones listed below. Authors are encouraged to submit extended abstracts. All submissions will be peer-reviewed.

Topics

SYMBOLIC TRANSLATION

Lexicographic and linguistic approaches
Use of corpora to inform translation
Modelling of signing space for translation
Handling of productive signs, classifier constructions, and constructed action
Incorporation of non-manual features in production
Consideration of emotional and prosodic aspects
AVATAR ANIMATION

Requirements for signing avatar technology
Linguistically-informed notations for gestural animation
Use of corpora to inform animation
Realistic animation of manual and bodily gestures
Flexibility in animation of facial gestures and mouthing
USABILITY

Evaluation results for practical translation systems
Evaluation methodologies for signing translation systems
Realism and acceptability of signing avatars
Efficient content creation and editing tools for signing texts
Submission

Submit extended abstracts as PDF files via EASY CHAIR at https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=sltat2019 no later than August 30, 2019. Use the ACM Proceedings format. All submissions will be peer-reviewed. Notifications will be sent on or near September 6, 2019.

For more information, or to be included on the mailing list, contact sltat (at) dgs-korpus.de.

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