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Gaze tracking and its application to video coding for sign language.

Muir, Laura; Richardson, Iain; Leaper, Steven

Authors

Laura Muir

Iain Richardson

Steven Leaper



Abstract

Sign language communication via videotelephone has demanding visual quality requirements. In order to optimise video coding for sign language it is necessary to quantify the importance of areas of the video scene. Eye movements of deaf users are tracked whilst watching a sign language video sequence. The results indicate that the gaze tends to concentrate on the face region with occasional excursions (saccades). The implications of these results for prioritised coding of sign language video sequences are discussed.

Citation

MUIR, L., RICHARDSON, I. and LEAPER, S. 2003. Gaze tracking and its application to video coding for sign language. In Proceedings of the 2003 Picture coding symposium (PCS 2003), 23-25 April 2003, Saint-Malo, France. Le Chesnay: INRIA, pages 321-325.

Conference Name 2003 Picture coding symposium (PCS 2003)
Start Date Apr 23, 2003
End Date Apr 25, 2003
Acceptance Date Feb 1, 2003
Publication Date Dec 31, 2003
Deposit Date Jul 5, 2013
Publicly Available Date Jul 5, 2013
Publisher INRIA
Pages 321-325
Public URL http://hdl.handle.net/10059/829

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