Sign of the times: AI experts work on avatar for sign language

Irma Sluis in action. Photo: Robin Utrecht ANP

“ – Experts at the University of Amsterdam are developing a computer programme that can translate into sign language, using the power of artificial intelligence.

– Drawing on his own background in maths, artificial intelligence, philosophy and linguistics, Roelofsen has won the funding for a five-year project to develop an avatar that can translate simple sentences and instructions into animations.”

Sign of the times: AI experts work on avatar for sign language

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