The Sign Language Dataset Compendium


Data Collection Task

Volterra picture task

A signer describes a picture to the other signer, who then have to select the right picture having the choice between two different ones. The stimuli consist of a series of 18 sets of paired pictures showing a series of situations that aim to elicit transitive utterances.

Stimulus 18 sets of paired pictures
Target Transitive utterances
Degree of Interaction Middle (instructing each other)
Duration not available
Source See Volterra et al. (1984)

Task uses in corpora

Corpus Auslan Corpus
Corpus Language Auslan
# recordings – open access 0
# recordings – restricted access 48
Data available https://www.elararchive.org/uncategorized/SO_a93b67cc-7339-4f08-8f09-8648791d0c3d/?pg=1&hh_cmis_filter=imdi.topic/Volterra
Corpus Australian Irish Sign Language
Corpus Language Australian Irish Sign Language
# recordings – open access 0
# recordings – restricted access 6
Data available https://www.elararchive.org/index.php?name=SO_9c3cfc02-f7c0-4571-8e5e-5e5983ebd5a8&pg=1&hh_cmis_filter=imdi.topic/Verb pictures
Corpus Corpus Vlaamse Gebarentaal
Corpus Language Flemish Sign Language
# recordings – open access 0
# recordings – restricted access not available
Data available none
Corpus Documentation and description of Inuit Sign Language
Corpus Language Inuit Sign Language
# recordings – open access 0
# recordings – restricted access 1
Data available https://www.elararchive.org/uncategorized/SO_ee05bc23-e6ef-43fd-8600-7ef10c5cb530/
Corpus Signs of Ireland
Corpus Language Irish Sign Language
# recordings – open access 0
# recordings – restricted access not available
Data available none
Corpus VIDI Sign Space Corpus
Corpus Language German Sign Language
# recordings – open access 0
# recordings – restricted access 14
Data available https://hdl.handle.net/1839/00-0000-0000-0008-AC0C-C
Corpus VIDI Sign Space Corpus
Corpus Language Turkish Sign Language
# recordings – open access 0
# recordings – restricted access 14
Data available https://hdl.handle.net/1839/00-0000-0000-0009-4526-0

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