Animations from Article Entitled: A Linguistically Motivated Model for Speed and Pausing in Animations of American Sign Language
Sample Animations from First Evaluation Study
The links below will display animations in Windows Media Video (WMV) format. Download Windows Media Player to view the files.
One video shows animations produced using off-the-shelf animation software, and the other video shows an animation that has been enhanced using an algorithm we designed for introducing speed and pausing modulations to the animation. These were shown experimentally to improve native ASL signer's comprehension of the videos and their memory of the information content within.
This animation is Normal Speed, and the Sign-Duration and Pause-Insertion Algorithms have been run on it.Animation 1 in WMV format Animation 1 in MOV format
This animation is Fast Speed, and the Sign-Duration and Pause-Insertion Algorithms have not been run on it.Animation 2 in WMV format Animation 2 in MOV format