5th Workshop on the Representation and Processing of Sign Languages:

Interactions between Corpus and Lexicon

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Relations between Corpus and Lexicon (Sun am)

  • Johanna Mesch and Lars Wallin:
    From meaning to signs and back: Lexicography and the Swedish Sign Language Corpus
  • Julia Fanghella, Leah Geer, Jonathan Henner, Julie Hochgesang, Diane Lillo-Martin, Gaurav Mathur, Gene Mirus and Pedro Pascual-Villanueva:
    Linking an ID-gloss database of ASL with child language corpora
  • Jette H. Kristoffersen and Thomas Troelsgård:
    Integrating corpora and dictionaries: problems and perspectives, with particular respect to the treatment of sign language

Methodology and Technology (Sun am)

  • Kearsy Cormier, Jordan Fenlon, Trevor Johnston, Ramas Rentelis, Adam Schembri, Katherine Rowley, Robert Adam and Bencie Woll:
    From Corpus to Lexical Database to Online Dictionary: Issues in annotation of the BSL Corpus and the Development of BSL SignBank
  • Onno Crasborn, Micha Hulsbosch and Han Sloetjes:
    Linking Corpus NGT annotations to a lexical database using open source tools ELAN and LEXUS
  • Rémi Dubot and Christophe Collet:
    Improvements of the Distributed Architecture for Assisted Annotation of Video Corpora
  • Sarah Ebling, Katja Tissi and Martin Volk:
    Semi-Automatic Annotation of Semantic Relations in a Swiss German Sign Language Lexicon
  • Eleni Efthimiou, Stavroula-Evita Fotinea, Thomas Hanke, John Glauert, Richard Bowden, Annelies Braffort, Christophe Collet, Petros Maragos and François Lefebvre-Albaret:
    Sign Language technologies and resources of the Dicta-Sign project
  • Thomas Hanke, Susanne König, Reiner Konrad and Gabriele Langer:
    Towards tagging of multi-sign lexemes and other multi-unit structures
  • Reiner Konrad, Thomas Hanke, Susanne König, Gabriele Langer, Silke Matthes, Rie Nishio and Anja Regen:
    From form to function. A database approach to handle lexicon building and spotting token forms in sign languages
  • Cedric Moreau:
    A conceptual approach in sign language classification for concepts network
  • Carol Neidle and Christian Vogler:
    A New Web Interface to Facilitate Access to Corpora: Development of the ASLLRP Data Access Interface
  • Rosalee Wolfe, John C. McDonald, Jorge Toro and Jerry Schnepp:
    A Proposal for Making Corpora More Accessible for Synthesis: A Case Study Involving Pointing and Agreement Verbs

Resources (Sun pm)

  • Javier Caminero, Mari Carmen Rodriguez-Gancedo, Alvaro Hernandez-Trapote and Beatriz Lopez-Mencia:
    SIGNSPEAK Project Tools: A way to improve the communication bridge between signer and hearing communities
  • Onno Crasborn and Anne de Meijer:
    From corpus to lexicon: the creation of ID-glosses for the Corpus NGT
  • Athanasia-Lida Dimou, Vassilis Pitsikalis, Theodoros Goulas, Stavros Theodorakis, Panagiotis Karioris, Michalis Pissaris, Stavroula-Evita Fotinea, Eleni Efthimiou and Petros Maragos:
    A GSL continuous phrase corpus: Design and acquisition
  • Michael Filhol and Annelies Braffort:
    A Study on Qualification/Naming Structures in Sign Languages
  • Tommi Jantunen, Birgitta Burger, Danny De Weerdt, Irja Seilola and Tuija Wainio:
    Experiences collecting motion capture data on continuous signing
  • Alexey Karpov and Miloš Železný:
    Towards Russian Sign Language Synthesizer: Lexical Level
  • Gabriele Langer:
    A colorful first glance at data on regional variation extracted from the DGS-Corpus: With a focus on procedures
  • Pengfei Lu and Matt Huenerfauth:
    CUNY American Sign Language Motion-Capture Corpus: First Release
  • Silke Matthes, Thomas Hanke, Anja Regen, Jakob Storz, Satu Worseck, Eleni Efthimiou, Athanasia-Lida Dimou, Annelies Braffort, John Glauert and Eva Safar:
    Dicta-Sign – Building a Multilingual Sign Language Corpus
  • Johanna Mesch, Lars Wallin and Thomas Björkstrand:
    Sign Language Resources in Sweden: Dictionary and Corpus
  • Achraf Othman and Mohamed Jemni:
    English-ASL Gloss Parallel Corpus 2012: ASLG-PC12
  • Špela Vintar, Boštjan Jerko and Marjetka Kulovec:
    Compiling the Slovene Sign Language Corpus

Issues in the Construction of Sign Corpora (Sun pm)