MCMSL Translator: Malaysian Text Translator for Manually Coded Malay Sign Language

Mazlina, Abdul Majid and Masrulehsan, Mamat and Ruzaini, Abdullah Arshah (2014) MCMSL Translator: Malaysian Text Translator for Manually Coded Malay Sign Language. In: IEEE Symposium on Computers & Informatics (ISCI 2014) , 28-29 September 2014 , Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. pp. 1-6..

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Sign Language forms the natural way of communication for hearing-impaired people just like speech for vocal people. In Malaysia, Manually Coded Malay Sign Language (MCMSL) is only sign language recognizes by Ministry of Education to use in teaching and learning, while Malaysian Sign Language (MSL) is the widely used by the hearing-impaired community for communication. In school, current teaching and learning of sign language used a traditional method i.e. flash card, picture etc has made student less interested to learn sign language. Therefore, there is an increasing need to develop multimedia applications that are capable to translate from Malaysian Text to MCMSL and helps students to learn sign language effectively and fun. Thus, this project focused on developing the multimedia application called MCMSL Translator based on Mayer’s Cognitive Theory of Multimedia Learning (Mayer’s CTML), including a video database of MCMSL for primary school. The qualitative approach such as questionnaire, observation and interview will conducted with teachers, students and parents to analyze student performance when using MCMSL Translator.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Malaysian Sign Language; Manually Coded Malay; Sign Language Translator; Sign Language Application
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Computer System And Software Engineering
Depositing User: Dr. Mazlina Abdul Majid
Date Deposited: 14 Oct 2014 07:17
Last Modified: 12 Apr 2018 07:10
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