Learning ASL

(American Sign Language)

using Microsoft Kinect

Michael Smetanov and Tomer Stark, 2012

Supervised by Dmitry Rudoy

Laboratory of Computer Graphics & Multimedia, Technion

Building an instructional program that will use the Kinect hardware and teach the user ASL words and give him feedback on his performance.

The program uses the DTW (Dynamic Time Warping) algorithm for comparing the similarities between two frames and detect correct words gestured by the user.