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Sign Language Notation System
The Hamburg Sign Language Notation System, HamNoSys , is a "phonetic" transcription system, which has been in widespread use since its original version - in the tradition of Stokoe-based systems - that was published some fifteen years ago.
For the first time the current version 3.0 considers practical experiences in
the use of the system and also results of sign languages, other than ASL, which
unvalidate several implicit presumptions in HamNoSys. By doing that, it exceeds
the Stokoe system in terms of structure and expressive power, as well.HamNoSys
does not refer to national diversified finger spelling and therefore can be
Prillwitz, Siegmund et al: HamNoSys. Version 2.0; Hamburg Notation System for Sign Languages. An introductory guide. (International Studies on Sign Language and Communication of the Deaf; 5) Hamburg : Signum 1989 - 46 p.
In order to get a first impression of the innovations in version 3.0, seminar documents concerning this subject have been prepared by us which are available via WWW.
You can download a pdf-file which contains the changes and modifications in version 4.0 (with background knowledge of version 3.0). In order to get a first impression of the innovations in version 4.0, seminar documents concerning this subject have been prepared by us which are available via WWW.
More information that can be obtained via WWW:
|Impressum||Letzte Änderung: 30. Januar 2004|