600000 Token Tags in the DGS Korpus

Even in difficult times the work in the DGS corpus project goes on: On March 16, 2020 the 600000th token day was created by a student assistant, a reason to cheer!

In these extraordinary times, the team of the DGS Corpus wishes everyone a lot of strength and good health!

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New articles in press regarding the DGS-Korpus project

The new year starts with two new articles regarding the DGS-Korpus project. The articles, available only in German, can be found here: Ein elektronischer Duden für GehörloseEin Wörterbuch für Gebärdensprache

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Corpora Workshop at LREC 2020

Once again, there will be an LREC workshop focussing on sign language resources, esp. corpora. Please check the full announcement here. The “hot topic” of this workshop will be “Involving the Language Community”, but any other contribution related to sign language technology and sign language resources, esp. sign language corpora, is highly welcome. The paper submission deadline is Feb 14, 2020.

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Talk by Michael Meyer in Dortmund

At the 13th of December 2019 Michael Meyer gave a talk about the DGS-Korpus project. He presented the Public DGS-Korpus and also gave an outlook on the dictionary DGS-German. After the talk, the program "SignHunter" was used to collect signs for places. 


More information on the Public DGS-Korpus can be found here.


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Summer School 2019

One-week Summerschool on Language Documentation and Corpus Technology was a big success!

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Public Corpus Release 2

The DGS Public Corpus Release 2 is now available.

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Workshop Form-Meaning-Units in Nijmegen, 3.-4.6.2019

Early in June the DGS-Korpus Project was presenting at the “Form-Meaning Units” Workshop.

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DGS-Korpus team at the SignNonmanuals 2 - International Workshop in Graz

At the 3rd and 4th of Mai 2019 three researches and from the DGS-Korpus team, together with 6 students co-workers, participated at the workshop SignNonmanuals 2 in Graz, Austria. 

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