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Publications are listed for the following years: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, and 2003.

2014

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

Pengfei Lu and Hernisa Kacorri. 2012. “Effect Of Presenting Video As A Baseline During An American Sign Language Animation User Study.” The 14th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS 2012), Boulder, Colorado, USA. New York: ACM Press.
[Available on ACM Digital Library.]

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.
[Available on ACM Digital Library.]

Pengfei Lu, Matt Huenerfauth. 2011. “Collecting an American Sign Language Corpus through the Participation of Native Signers.” In Proceedings of the International Conference on Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction (UAHCI). Orlando, Florida, USA. July 2011.
[Available on Springerlink.] [Adobe Acrobat 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.
[Available on ACM Digital Library.]

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.
[Available on ACM Digital Library.]

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.
[Available on ACM Digital Library.]

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.
[Available on ACM Digital Library.]

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).
[Available on ACM Digital Library.]

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.
[Available on ACM Digital Library.]

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.
[Available on ACM Digital Library.]

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.
[Available on ACM Digital Library.]

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.
[Available on ACM Digital Library.]

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.
[Available on ACM Digital Library.]

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.
[Available on ACM Digital Library.]

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.
[Available on ACM Digital Library]

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).
[Available on ACM Digital Library]

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]