Zwiększenie czytelności wypowiedzi w polskim języku migowym przez animowaną wirtualną postać. Badania użytkowników z wykorzystaniem nowych technologii


  • Anna Irasiak Uniwersytet Humanistyczno-Przyrodniczy im. Jana Długosza w Częstochowie
  • Elżbieta Sroka Uniwersytet Pedagogiczny im. Komisji Edukacji Narodowej w Krakowie
  • Adam Piasecki Sieć Badawcza Łukasiewicz – Instytut Technik Innowacyjnych EMAG, Katowice


Słowa kluczowe:

avatar, virtual assistant, Polish Sign Language, sign communication, comprehensibility of communication, accessibility of communication, effectiveness of research tools


Research in construction of sign language avatars, which are computer-generated representations of linguistic phenomena, can be used to arrive at solutions facilitating communication with hearing-impaired persons. The clarity of content of the sign communication is particularly important for its recipient. As part of its project “How to Increase the Comprehensibility of Utterances in the Polish Sign Language through Animated Virtual Assistant”, the research network Łukasiewicz- Instytut Technik Innowacyjnych EMAG from Katowice (Ł-EMAG)23 has undertaken research with a view to evaluating the efficacy of the Polish Sign Language (PJM) through a virtual assistant; the other objective is to single out those traits which most contribute to satisfactory reception and comprehension of communication. The present article reports on the comparative studies conducted so far, which include surveys and in-depth interviews with hearing-impaired users of sign language by means of dedicated research tools. The first (introductory) stage consisted in gathering users’ opinions on the comprehensibility of the sign language of the first created avatar, including features which either facilitate of hinder communication as well as the level of experience of hearing-impaired persons in the use of on-line translators. In the second stage, a model of a 3D virtual assistant was developed, which took into consideration all the above-mentioned features facilitating or hindering communication. This part of the research yielded data concerning the comprehensibility of the virtual avatar as well as users’ comparison of the two avatars.


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Irasiak, A., Sroka, E., & Piasecki, A. (2021). Zwiększenie czytelności wypowiedzi w polskim języku migowym przez animowaną wirtualną postać. Badania użytkowników z wykorzystaniem nowych technologii. AUPC Studia Ad Bibliothecarum Scientiam Pertinentia, 19, 664–684.



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