Evaluating the Efficiency of CBAM-Resnet Using Malaysian Sign Language

Khan, Rehman Ullah and Wong, Woei Sheng and Ullah, Insaf and Inam Ul Haq, Muhammad and Mohamad Hardyman, Barawi and Khan, Muhammad Asghar (2021) Evaluating the Efficiency of CBAM-Resnet Using Malaysian Sign Language. CMC-Computers, Materials & Continua, 71 (2). pp. 2755-2772. ISSN 1546-2218

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Abstract

The deaf-mutes population is constantly feeling helpless when others do not understand them and vice versa. To fill this gap, this study implements a CNN-based neural network, Convolutional Based AttentionModule (CBAM), to recognise Malaysian Sign Language (MSL) in videos recognition. This study has created 2071 videos for 19 dynamic signs. Two different experiments were conducted for dynamic signs, using CBAM-3DResNet implementing ‘Within Blocks’ and ‘Before Classifier’ methods. Various metrics such as the accuracy, loss, precision, recall, F1-score, confusion matrix, and training time were recorded to evaluate the models’ efficiency. Results showed that CBAM-ResNet models had good performances in videos recognition tasks, with recognition rates of over 90% with little variations. CBAMResNet ‘Before Classifier’ is more efficient than ‘Within Blocks’ models of CBAM-ResNet. All experiment results indicated the CBAM-ResNet ‘Before Classifier’ efficiency in recognising Malaysian Sign Language and its worth of future research.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: CBAM-ResNet; malaysian sign language; within blocks; before classifier; efficiency evaluation
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Q Science > Q Science (General)
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development
Depositing User: Khan
Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2021 01:48
Last Modified: 09 Dec 2021 01:22
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/36932

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