First preliminary entries of the 'Digitales Wörterbuch der Deutschen Gebärdensprache', our corpus-based dictionary, are online

We, the DGS-Korpus team, have recently announced a new version of our Public DGS Corpus. Now there are even more news!

There is finally a first insight into the Digitale Wörterbuch der Deutschen Gebärdensprache, to be precise: the korpusbasierte Wörterbuch Deutsche Gebärdensprache – Deutsch. Abbreviated: DW-DGS.

We invite you to have a look at the first preliminary entries of the upcoming dictionary that are published in advance.


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Greetings from our home offices!

The DGS-Korpus team sends its best wishes from the home offices! In spite of Corona and the difficult conditions, the work continues, as do our regular meetings. The difference is that at the moment we meet via video chat, as can be seen here on the photos.


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Talk about the DGS-Korpus project in South Korea

On 04.07.2020 the former project collaborator Dr. Sung-Eun Hong gave a talk about the DGS-Korpus project at Kangnam University in South Korea. The talk took place in the context of a conference on the current and future research situation of regional variants in sign languages.


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Announcement: Release 3 of the Public DGS Corpus

Hello from the DGS corpus team!
At the moment we are working in home office due to Corona, but the work continues there as well.
Now we have news for you!
There is a new version of the Public DGS Corpus: Release 3!

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Welcome to our new colleagues!

The DGS-Korpus team would like to welcome its new staff members Calvin Khan, Dr. Cornelia Loos and Felicitas Otte: Welcome to the DGS-Korpus Project!

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600000 Token Tags in the DGS corpus

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

In these extraordinary times, the DGS-Korpus team 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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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 Corpus 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 Corpus 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 DGS Corpus Release 2

The Public DGS Corpus Release 2 is now available.

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