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Indian Sign Language Recognition Based on Gray Level Co-occurrence Matrix and 7Hu Moment

by Umang Patel, Aarti G. Ambekar
Communications on Applied Electronics
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 7 - Number 4
Year of Publication: 2017
Authors: Umang Patel, Aarti G. Ambekar

Umang Patel, Aarti G. Ambekar . Indian Sign Language Recognition Based on Gray Level Co-occurrence Matrix and 7Hu Moment. Communications on Applied Electronics. 7, 4 ( Jul 2017), 44-49. DOI=10.5120/cae2017652649

@article{ 10.5120/cae2017652649,
author = { Umang Patel, Aarti G. Ambekar },
title = { Indian Sign Language Recognition Based on Gray Level Co-occurrence Matrix and 7Hu Moment },
journal = { Communications on Applied Electronics },
issue_date = { Jul 2017 },
volume = { 7 },
number = { 4 },
month = { Jul },
year = { 2017 },
issn = { 2394-4714 },
pages = { 44-49 },
numpages = {9},
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doi = { 10.5120/cae2017652649 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
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%I Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA

Communication is an important part of our day to day life. But it is very challenging for normal people to communicate with deaf, dumb &blind people & vice versa. This is because of a deaf, dumb need sign language for communication and normal people cannot understand sign language easily. Therefore there is a demand of converting and translating sign languages. This paper removes the barrier of communication between them. In this paper, hand gestures are captured, processed and then translated into speech & text. In the proposed method, two languages for a character as well as words are chosen namely English & Hindi. Feature extraction is done using moment technique and gray level co-occurrence matrix. Two classification techniques (PNN & KNN) are used & performance parameters are compared between both classifiers.

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Hand Gesture Sign Recognition Image Processing Indian Sign Language (ISL) 7Hu Moments KNN Classifier PNN Classifier GLCM.