Xue Han Zi: Multimedia system to learn Chinese


Problem statement – market
  • For western countries, especially those with historic strong relations with China, learning Chinese is becoming a high priority as cultural exchange and economic opportunity. Portuguese researchers of CCG with strong relations with Macao and the Confucio Institute developed the system.
Scientific challenges & contributions
  • Visual and motor dimensions simulator/teaching engine
  • Semantic recognition of tracing
  • Real stroke experience simultaneous with virtual stroke
Framework for project
  • Cooperation with Centro de Computacao Grafica (CCG), Confucio Institute, Universidad de Minho
Solution
  • System deployed in Portuguese speaking countries, further expansion foreseen