Scientific Publications

SignON partners share their activities and findings in scientific publications for an expert audience. Please see these publications below.
Author(s): Mathieu De Coster, Mieke Van Herreweghe and Joni Dambre

Publication: Proceedings of the IEEE/CVF Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) Workshops, 2021, pp. 3441-3450
The SignON project: a Sign Language Translation Framework
Author(s): Dimitar Shterionov, Vincent Vandeghinste, Horacio Saggion, Josep Blat, Mathieu De Coster, Joni Dambre, Henk van den Heuvel, Irene Murtagh, Lorraine Leeson, and Ineke Schuurman

Publication: abstract submitted for poster presentation at the 31st Meeting of Computational Linguistics in the Netherlands #CLIN31
SignON: Bridging the gap between Sign and Spoken Languages
Authors: H. Saggion, D. Shterionov, G. Labaka, T. Van de Cruys, V. Vandeghinste and J. Blat

Publication: XXXVII Spanish Society for Natural Language Processing conference (SEPLN2021)
Early-stage development of the SignON app and open framework - challenges and opportunities
Authors: Dimitar Shterionov, John O’Flaherty, Marcello Paolo Scipioni, MatteoVilla, Edward Keane and, Marco Giovanelli

Publication: In proceedings of the 18th Machine Translation Summit (MTSummit2021)
Defining meaningful units. Challenges in sign segmentation and segment-meaning mapping
Author(s): Mirella De Sisto, Dimitar Shterionov, Irene Murtagh, Myriam Vermeerbergen and Lorraine Leeson.

Publication: Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Automatic Translation for Signed and Spoken Languages (AT4SSL). 2021.
Frozen Pretrained Transformers for Neural Sign Language Translation
Authors: Mathieu De Coster, Karel D’Oosterlinck, Marija Pizurica, Paloma Rabaey, Severine Verlinden, Mieke Van Herreweghe and Joni Dambre

Publication: Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Automatic Translation for Signed and Spoken Languages (AT4SSL). 2021.
Syntax-aware Transformers for Neural Machine Translation: The Case of Text to Sign Gloss Translation.
Authors: Santiago Egea Gómez, Euan McGill and Horacio Saggion.

Publication: In 14th WORKSHOP ON BUILDING AND USING COMPARABLE CORPORA. RANLP 2021.

About SignON

SignON is a user-centric and community-driven project that aims to facilitate the exchange of information among Deaf, hard of hearing and hearing individuals across Europe, targeting the Irish, British, Dutch, Flemish and Spanish sign as well as the English, Irish, Dutch and Spanish spoken languages.
This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under Grant Agreement No. 101017255.
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