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Research

This page contains four sections: Video about My Research, Overview of Research, List of Publications, List of Other Presentations.


Video about My Research

My prior university produced a nice video about my laboratory's research on sign language animation; you can view the video below or you can view the video on YouTube. While my lab has now relocated to the Rochester Institute of Technology, this video gives a nice introduction to my research.

 


OverviewLATLab: Linguistic and Assistive Technologies Laboratory

The website of my Linguistic and Assistive Technologies Laboratory (LATLab) has more information about my current projects.

So, why do we study sign language animation technology?

The key reason is that standardized testing has revealed that many deaf adults in the U.S. have lower levels of English literacy; therefore, providing American Sign Language (ASL) on websites can make information and services more accessible.

Can't we put videos of signing on websites?

Unfortunately, video recordings of human signers are difficult to update when information changes, and there is no way to support just-in-time generation of web content from a query. An image of an animated human character performing American Sign Language. Software is needed that can automatically synthesize understandable animations of a virtual human performing ASL, based on an easy-to-update script as input.  The challenge is for this software to select the details of such animations so that they are linguistically accurate, understandable, and acceptable to users.

How do we approach the problem?

My lab's research is at the intersection of the fields of computer accessibility, human computer interaction, and computational linguistics.  Our methodology includes: experimental evaluation studies with native ASL signers, motion-capture data collection from signers, linguistic analysis of this data, statistical modeling techniques, and animation synthesis.  In this way, we have found models that underlie the accurate and natural movements of virtual human characters performing ASL; my current focus is on how signers use facial expressions to convey linguistically important information.

What else do we do?

In a new project, my lab is investigating technologies to help students who are learning ASL get feedback on their signing. In addition to my lab's work on ASL, I have also investigated technology to identify English reading materials that would be understandable for people with intellectual disabilities.

Publications

A list of my publications and presentations is included below. This section begins with links to online listings of my publications and citations. Next, my publications are listed for the following years: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, and 2001.

Online Listings of My Publications and Citations

You can view the Google Scholar Author page for Matt Huenerfauth or the ACM Digital Library Author Profile for Matt Huenerfauth.

Google Scholar page for Matt Huenerfauth   ACM Digital Library page for Matt Huenerfauth

2014

Hernisa Kacorri, Matt Huenerfauth. 2014. Implementation and evaluation of animation controls sufficient for conveying ASL facial expressions. In Proceedings of The 16th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS'14). Rochester, New York, USA. New York: ACM Press.
[Will be available on the ACM Digital Library]

Hernisa Kacorri, Allen Harper, Matt Huenerfauth. 2014. Measuring the Perception of Facial Expressions in American Sign Language Animations with Eye Tracking. Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 8516, pp. 549-559. Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.
[Will be available from Springerlink] [Unofficial Preprint PDF.]

Matt Huenerfauth, Hernisa Kacorri. 2014. Release of Experimental Stimuli and Questions for Evaluating Facial Expressions in Animations of American Sign Language. Proceedings of the 6th Workshop on the Representation and Processing of Sign Languages: Beyond the Manual Channel, The 9th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2014), Reykjavik, Iceland.
[Will be available from ACL Anthology] [Unofficial Preprint PDF.]

Pengfei Lu, Matt Huenerfauth. 2014. Collecting and Evaluating the CUNY ASL Corpus for Research on American Sign Language Animation. Computer Speech & Language. Volume 28, Issue 3, May 2014, Pages 812–831. Elsevier. doi:10.1016/j.csl.2013.10.004
[Available from Science Direct] [Unofficial Preprint PDF.]

2013

Hernisa Kacorri, Pengfei Lu, Matt Huenerfauth. 2013. Effect of Displaying Human Videos During an Evaluation Study of American Sign Language Animation. ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing. Volume 5, Issue 2, Article 4 (October 2013), 31 pages. DOI=10.1145/2517038
[Available on ACM Digital Library.] [Unofficial Preprint PDF.]

Hernisa Kacorri, Allen Harper, Matt Huenerfauth. 2013. Comparing Native Signers Perception of American Sign Language Animations and Videos via Eye Tracking. In Proceedings of the 15th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS '13). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Article 9, 8 pages. DOI=10.1145/2513383.2513441
[Available on ACM Digital Library.] [Unofficial Preprint PDF.]

Hernisa Kacorri, Pengfei Lu, Matt Huenerfauth. 2013. “Evaluating Facial Expressions in American Sign Language Animations for Accessible Online Information.” Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction. Design Methods, Tools, and Interaction Techniques for eInclusion, Lecture Notes in Computer Science Volume 8009, 2013, pp 510-519.
[Available on Springerlink] [Unofficial Preprint PDF.]

2012

Matt Huenerfauth, Pengfei Lu. 2012. “Effect of Spatial Reference and Verb Infection on the Usability of American Sign Language Animations.” Universal Access in the Information Society: Volume 11, Issue 2 (June 2012), pages 169-184. doi: 10.1007/s10209-011-0247-7.
[Unofficial Preprint PDF.] [Available on Springerlink.]

Pengfei Lu, Matt Huenerfauth. 2012. “Learning a Vector-Based Model of American Sign Language Inflecting Verbs from Motion-Capture Data.” Proceedings of the Third Workshop on Speech and Language Processing for Assistive Technologies (SLPAT), The 2012 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (NAACL-HLT 2012), Montreal, Quebec, Canada. East Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics.
[Available on the ACL Anthology] [Unofficial Preprint PDF.]

Pengfei Lu, Matt Huenerfauth. 2012. “CUNY American Sign Language Motion-Capture Corpus: First Release.” Proceedings of the 5th Workshop on the Representation and Processing of Sign Languages: Interactions between Corpus and Lexicon, The 8th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2012), Istanbul, Turkey.
[Adobe Acrobat PDF.]

2011

Pengfei Lu, Matt Huenerfauth. 2011. “Synthesizing American Sign Language Spatially Inflected Verbs from Motion-Capture Data.” The Second International Workshop on Sign Language Translation and Avatar Technology (SLTAT), The 13th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS 2011), Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom.
[Adobe Acrobat PDF.]

Matt Huenerfauth, Pengfei Lu and Andrew Rosenberg. 2011. “Evaluating Importance of Facial Expression in American Sign Language and Pidgin Signed English Animations.” The 13th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS 2011), Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom. New York: ACM Press.
[Please use download link on the LATLab website to access this paper.]

Pengfei Lu, Matt Huenerfauth. 2011. “Collecting an American Sign Language Corpus through the Participation of Native Signers.” Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction. Applications and Services Lecture Notes in Computer Science Volume 6768, 2011, pp 81-90.
[Available on Springerlink.] [Unofficial Preprint PDF.]

Pengfei Lu, Matt Huenerfauth. 2011. “Data-Driven Synthesis of Spatially Inflected Verbs for American Sign Language Animation.” ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing. Volume 4 Issue 1, November 2011. New York: ACM Press. 29 pages.
[Please use download link on the LATLab website to access this paper.]

2010

Martin Jansche, Lijun Feng, Matt Huenerfauth. 2010. “Reading Difficulty in Adults with Intellectual Disabilities: Analysis with a Hierarchical Latent Trait Model.” The 12th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS 2010), Poster Session, Orlando, Florida, USA. New York: ACM Press, pp. 277-278.
[Please use download link on the LATLab website to access this paper.]

Matt Huenerfauth, Pengfei Lu. 2010. “Modeling and Synthesizing Spatially Inflected Verbs for American Sign Language Animations.” In Proceedings of The 12th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS 2010), Orlando, Florida, USA. New York: ACM Press.
[Please use download link on the LATLab website to access this paper.]

Lijun Feng, Martin Jansche, Matt Huenerfauth, Noémie Elhadad. 2010. “A Comparison of Features for Automatic Readability Assessment.” In Proceedings of The 23rd International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2010), Beijing, China.
[Available on ACM Digital Library] [Also on: ACL Anthology.]

Matt Huenerfauth, Pengfei Lu. 2010. “Accurate and Accessible Motion-Capture Glove Calibration for Sign Language Data Collection.” ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing, Volume 3, Number 1, Article 2. New York: ACM Press. 32 pages.
[Please use download link on the LATLab website to access this paper.]

Matt Huenerfauth. 2010. “Participation of High School and Undergraduate Students who are Deaf in Research on American Sign Language Animation.” ACM SIGACCESS Accessibility and Computing newsletter. New York: ACM Press. Issue 97 (June 2010).
[Please use download link on the LATLab website to access this paper.]

Pengfei Lu, Matt Huenerfauth. 2010. “Collecting a Motion-Capture Corpus of American Sign Language for Data-Driven Generation Research,” Proceedings of the First Workshop on Speech and Language Processing for Assistive Technologies (SLPAT), Human Language Technologies: The 11th Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (HLT-NAACL 2010), Los Angeles, CA, USA. East Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics.
[Available on ACM Digital Library] [Also on: ACL Anthology.]

Matt Huenerfauth, Pengfei Lu. 2010. “Eliciting Spatial Reference for a Motion-Capture Corpus of American Sign Language Discourse,” Proceedings of the Fourth Workshop on the Representation and Processing of Signed Languages: Corpora and Sign Language Technologies, The 7th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2010), Valetta, Malta.
[Adobe Acrobat PDF]

Matt Huenerfauth. 2010. “Representing American Sign Language Classifier Predicates Using Spatially Parameterized Planning Templates.” In M.T. Banich and D. Caccamise (eds), Generalization of Knowledge: Multidisciplinary Perspectives. New York: Psychology Press.
[Available from Psychology Press.] [Available on Amazon.] [Available on iBooks.]

2009

Matt Huenerfauth, Lijun Feng, Noemie Elhadad. 2009. “Comparing Evaluation Techniques for Text Readability Software for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities.” In Proceedings of the 11th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS 2009), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
[Please use download link on the LATLab website to access this paper.]

Pengfei Lu, Matt Huenerfauth. 2009. “Accessible Motion-Capture Glove Calibration Protocol for Recording Sign Language Data from Deaf Subjects.” In Proceedings of the 11th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS 2009), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
[Please use download link on the LATLab website to access this paper.]

Matt Huenerfauth. 2009. “Improving Spatial Reference in American Sign Language Animation through Data Collection from Native ASL Signers.” International Conference on Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction (UAHCI). San Diego, CA. July 2009. In C. Stephanidis (Ed.), Universal Access in HCI, Part III, HCII 2009, LNCS 5616, pp. 530–539, 2009. Berlin/Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag.
[Available via Springerlink.] [Adobe Acrobat PDF]

Matt Huenerfauth. 2009. “A Linguistically Motivated Model for Speed and Pausing in Animations of American Sign Language.” ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing (journal). Volume 2, Number 2, Article 9.
[Please use download link on the LATLab website to access this paper.]

Lijun Feng, Noemie Elhadad, Matt Huenerfauth. 2009. “Cognitively Motivated Features for Readability Assessment,” Proceedings of the 12th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL 2009), Athens, Greece.
[Available on ACM Digital Library] [Also on: ACL Anthology.]

Matt Huenerfauth and Vicki L. Hanson.  2009.  Sign Language in the Interface: Access for Deaf Signers.  To appear in C. Stephanidis (Ed.), The Universal Access Handbook. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc.
[Available from CRC Press.] [Available on CRCnetBase.] [Available on Amazon.]

2008

Matt Huenerfauth. 2008. "Evaluation of a Psycholinguistically Motivated Timing Model for Animations of American Sign Language." The 10th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS 2008), Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
[Please use download link on the LATLab website to access this paper.]

Matt Huenerfauth. 2008. "Spatial, Temporal, and Semantic Models for American Sign Language Generation: Implications for Gesture Generation." International Journal of Semantic Computing. Volume 2, Number 1.
[Available on WorldScientific] [Journal homepage.]

Matt Huenerfauth, Liming Zhou, Erdan Gu and Jan Allbeck. 2008. "Evaluation of American Sign Language Generation by Native ASL Signers." ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing (journal). Volume 1, Number 1, Article 3.
[Please use download link on the LATLab website to access this paper.]

Matt Huenerfauth.  2008.  Generating American Sign Language Animation: Overcoming Misconceptions and Technical Challenges.  Universal Access in the Information Society (journal), Volume 6, Number 4.
[Available on Springerlink.]

2007

Matt Huenerfauth, Liming Zhou, Erdan Gu and Jan Allbeck.  2007.  Evaluating American Sign Language Generation Through the Participation of Native ASL Signers.   Ninth International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility, ASSETS-2007. Tempe, Arizona, USA. October 2007.
Conference Award: ACM SIGACCESS Best Technical Paper Award, 2007.
[Please use download link on the LATLab website to access this paper.]

Matt Huenerfauth, Liming Zhou, Erdan Gu and Jan Allbeck.  2007.  Design and Evaluation of an American Sign Language Generator.  45th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics. Workshop on Embodied Language Processing. Prague, Czech Republic. June 2007.
[Available on ACM Digital Library] [Also: ACL Anthology.]

2006

Matt Huenerfauth.  2006.  Representing Coordination and Non-Coordination in American Sign Language Animations.  Behaviour & Information Technology (journal), Volume 25, Issue 4, Pages 285-295.
[Available from Taylor & Francis]

Matt Huenerfauth.  2006.  Generating American Sign Language Classifier Predicates For English-To-ASL Machine Translation.  Doctoral Dissertation, Computer and Information Science, University of Pennsylvania.
[Adobe Acrobat PDF]

2005

Matt Huenerfauth.  2005.  Representing Coordination and Non-Coordination in an American Sign Language Animation.  The 7th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS 2005), Baltimore, MD, USA.
Conference Award: ACM SIGACCESS Best Technical Paper Award, 2005.
[Please use download link on the LATLab website to access this paper.]

Matt Huenerfauth.  2005.  American Sign Language Spatial Representations for an Accessible User-Interface.  3rd International Conference on Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction. Las Vegas, NV, USA.
[Adobe Acrobat PDF]

Matt Huenerfauth.  2005.  American Sign Language Generation: Multimodal NLG with Multiple Linguistic Channels.  Student Research Workshop, The 43rd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics. Ann Arbor, MI, USA.
[Available on ACM Digital Library] [Also: ACL Anthology]

Matt Huenerfauth.  2005.  American Sign Language Natural Language Generation and Machine Translation.  ACM SIGACCESS Accessibility and Computing. New York: ACM Press. Issue 81 (January 2005).
[Please use download link on the LATLab website to access this paper.]

2004

Matt Huenerfauth.  2004.  Spatial and Planning Models of ASL Classifier Predicates for Machine Translation.  The 10th International Conference on Theoretical and Methodological Issues in Machine Translation (TMI 2004). Baltimore, MD, USA.
[Adobe Acrobat PDF]

Matt Huenerfauth.  2004.  American Sign Language Natural Language Generation and Machine Translation.  The 6th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS 2004), Doctoral Consortium Presentation and Poster Session. Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Conference Award: Best Doctoral Candidate, Delivered Closing Plenary Address
Abstract: [Adobe Acrobat PDF]

Matt Huenerfauth.  2004.  Spatial Representation of Classifier Predicates for Machine Translation into American Sign Language.  Workshop on the Representation and Processing of Signed Languages, 4th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2004), Lisbon, Portugal.
[Adobe Acrobat PDF]

Matt Huenerfauth.  2004.  A Multi-Path Architecture for Machine Translation of English Text into American Sign Language Animation.  In the proceedings of the Student Workshop at the Human Language Technology conference / North American chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics annual meeting (HLT-NAACL 2004), Boston, MA, USA.
[Available on ACM Digital Library] [Also: ACL Anthology]

2003

Matt Huenerfauth.  2003.  A Survey and Critique of American Sign Language Natural Language Generation and Machine Translation Systems.  Technical Report MS-CIS-03-32, Computer and Information Science, University of Pennsylvania.
[Adobe Acrobat PDF]

2002

Matt Huenerfauth.  2002.  Design Approaches for Developing User-Interfaces Accessible to Illiterate Users.  Intelligent and Situation-Aware Media and Presentations Workshop. American Association of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI2002) Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
[Adobe Acrobat PDF]

Matt Huenerfauth.  2002.  Developing Design Recommendations for Computer Interfaces Accessible to Illiterate Users.  Thesis. Master of Science (MSc). Department of Computer Science. National University of Ireland: University College Dublin. (Páipéar. Máistir Eolaíochta (MSc). Roinn na Ríomheolaíochta. Ollscoile na hÉireann: An Coláiste Ollscoile, Baile Átha Cliath.)
[Adobe Acrobat PDF]

2001

Matt Huenerfauth.  2001.  Development of PeTaLS: Personality Tagged Logical Statistical Generator.  Thesis. Master of Science (MS). Computer and Information Sciences.  University of Delaware.



Presentations and Guest Lectures

(Does not include presentations given at conferences listed above.)

Matt Huenerfauth. November 2014 (expected). “Learning to Generate Understandable Animations of American Sign Language.” Invited Speaker, Seminar, The Center for Language and Speech Processing at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.

Matt Huenerfauth. February 2014. “Learning to Generate Understandable Animations of American Sign Language.” Invited Speaker, School of Communication and Information Sciences, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ.

Matt Huenerfauth. May 2013. “Automatically Generating Understandable Animations of American Sign Language.” Invited Speaker, Colloquium, Graduate Program in Linguistics, The Graduate Center, City University of New York.

Matt Huenerfauth. March 2013. “Automatically Generating Understandable Animations of American Sign Language.” Invited Speaker, Monthly Lecture Series, International Linguistics Association, New York, NY.

Matt Huenerfauth. July 2012. “Automatically Generating Understandable Animations of American Sign Language.” July 2012. Invited Speaker, Summer Academy Colloquium, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Matt Huenerfauth. January 2012. “Generating Linguistically Accurate and Understandable Sign Language Animations.” January 2012. Invited Speaker, Department of Linguistics, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ, USA.

Matt Huenerfauth. December 2011. “Design, Accessibility, Code: Three Perspectives on the Web. Part 2: Accessibility.” Invited Speaker, “Tech Tuesday” Speaker Series, Center for Teaching and Learning, Queens College, The City University of New York, New York, NY, USA.

Matt Huenerfauth. November 2011. “Learning to Produce Accurate and Understandable Sign Language Animations.” Invited Speaker, Columbia Linguistics Society, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA.

Matt Huenerfauth. October 2011. “Learning to Produce Accurate and Understandable Sign Language Animations.” Invited Speaker, School of Computing, University of Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom.

Matt Huenerfauth. February 2011. “Linguistic and Assistive Technology for People with Disabilities.” Guest Lecture, Computer Science 87100, “Research at CUNY,” Ph.D. Program in Computer Science, The Graduate School and University Center, The Rochester Institute of Technology, New York, NY, USA.

Matt Huenerfauth. January 2011. “Cyclic Data-Driven Research on American Sign Language Animation.” Invited Keynote Speaker, International Workshop on Sign Language Translation and Avatar Technology (SLTAT), Federal Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs, Berlin, Germany.

Matt Huenerfauth. November 2010. “Experimental HCI Research with People with Disabilities: Case studies from the LATLab at CUNY.” Guest Lecture, Library Sciences 754, “Human Computer Interaction,” Graduate School of Library and Information Sciences, Queens College, The Rochester Institute of Technology, NY, USA.

Matt Huenerfauth. December 2009. A Motion-Capture Corpus of American Sign Language for Generation Research. CUNY-NLP Seminar Series, NLP at CUNY: Computational Linguistic Research Community, Graduate Center, The Rochester Institute of Technology, New York, NY, USA.

Matt Huenerfauth. November 2009. Sign Language Animation: Making Information Accessible for People who are Deaf. Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society Faculty Research Presentation, Queens College, The Rochester Institute of Technology, Flushing, NY, USA.

Matt Huenerfauth. June 2009. Generating Animations of American Sign Language Based on Data from Native Signers. Invited Speaker, The Haskins Laboratories at Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA.

Matt Huenerfauth. February 2009. A Linguistic Timing Model for Animations of American Sign Language. Perceptual Science Speaker Series, Center for Cognitive Science (RuCCS) and IGERT: Interdisciplinary Training Program in Perceptual Science, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA.

Matt Huenerfauth. September 2008. A Linguistically Motivated Model for Speed and Pausing in Animations of American Sign Language. CUNY Psycholinguistics "Supper" Speaker Series, Graduate Program in Linguistics, The Graduate School and University Center, The Rochester Institute of Technology, New York, NY, USA.

Matt Huenerfauth. March 2008. ASL Generation and Evaluation of ASL Systems. Guest Lectures, Computer Science 84010, Computational Linguistics, Ph.D. Program in Computer Science and Graduate Program in Linguistics, The Graduate School and University Center, The Rochester Institute of Technology, NY, USA.

Matt Huenerfauth. March 2008. Linguistic and Assistive Technology for Users with Disabilities. Guest Lecture, Computer Science 87100, Research at CUNY, Ph.D. Program in Computer Science, The Graduate School and University Center, The Rochester Institute of Technology, New York, NY, USA.

Matt Huenerfauth. November 2006. Assistive Technology for the Deaf: American Sign Language Machine Translation. Guest Lecture, Computer Science 87100, Research at CUNY, Ph.D. Program in Computer Science, The Graduate School and University Center, The Rochester Institute of Technology, New York, NY, USA.

Matt Huenerfauth. October 2006. Assistive Technology for the Deaf: American Sign Language Machine Translation. Colloquium, Ph.D. Program in Computer Science, The Graduate School and University Center, The Rochester Institute of Technology, New York, NY, USA.

Matt Huenerfauth. August 2006. Representing American Sign Language Classifier Predicates Using Spatially Parameterized Planning Templates. Science of Learning Symposium on Generalization of Knowledge, The Institute of Cognitive Science, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA.

Matt Huenerfauth. April 2006. Assistive Technology for the Deaf: American Sign Language Machine Translation. Seminar, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences & Technology and the MIT Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Cambridge, MA, USA.

Matt Huenerfauth. April 2006. Assistive Technology for the Deaf: American Sign Language Machine Translation. Seminar, Center for Language and Speech Processing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA.

Matt Huenerfauth. April 2005. Computational Linguistic Models of American Sign Language Classifier Predicates. The Second Symposium of the Penn Working Group in Language, University of Pennsylvania.

Matt Huenerfauth. March 2005. American Sign Language Natural Language Generation and Machine Translation. Poster Session, Graduate Research Symposium, School of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Pennsylvania.
[POSTER: Adobe Acrobat PDF]

Matt Huenerfauth. January 2005. Computers Assisting Deaf Communication. (A non-technical presentation on assistive technology and ASL machine translation.) Presented at meeting of the Lionesses Club of Springfield, PA. (A community organization committed to fund-raising for people with disabilities.)

Matt Huenerfauth.  April 2004.  Classifier Predicate Representations for an English to American Sign Language Machine Translation System.  Penn Working Group in Language, First Annual Symposium, University of Pennsylvania.

Matt Huenerfauth. January 2004. Motivating the Design of a Machine Translation System from English to American Sign Language. Penn Engineering Research Symposium.
Award: Best Graduate Student Presentation

Matt Huenerfauth. August 2003. Computers Assisting Deaf Communication. (A non-technical presentation on assistive technology and ASL machine translation.) Presented at meeting of the Lions Club of Springfield, PA. (A community organization committed to fund-raising for people with disabilities.)