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Digital Object Identifier (DOI) : 10.14569/IJACSA.2015.061127
Article Published in International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications(IJACSA), Volume 6 Issue 11, 2015.
Abstract: This paper introduces an Arabic Alphabet and Numbers Sign Language Recognition (ArANSLR). It facilitates the communication between the deaf and normal people by recognizing the alphabet and numbers signs of Arabic sign language to text or speech. To achieve this target, the system able to visually recognize gestures from hand image input. The proposed algorithm uses hand geometry and the different shape of a hand in each sign for classifying letters shape by using Hidden Markov Model (HMM). Experiments on real-world datasets showed that the proposed algorithm for Arabic alphabet and numbers sign language recognition is suitability and reliability compared with other competitive algorithms. The experiment results show that the increasing of the gesture recognition rate depends on the increasing of the number of zones by dividing the rectangle surrounding the hand.
Mahmoud Zaki Abdo, Alaa Mahmoud Hamdy, Sameh Abd El-Rahman Salem and Elsayed Mostafa Saad, “Arabic Alphabet and Numbers Sign Language Recognition” International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications(IJACSA), 6(11), 2015. http://dx.doi.org/10.14569/IJACSA.2015.061127