Date: Thu Nov 18, 1999 2:26
SignWriting List Forum
Subject: Re: Spoken Language Translation Programs
> I've actually done a pilot project to show that it's feasible.|
>It's able to take National Weather Service forecasts in English, and
>translate them into ASL. It's definitely a work in progress, but it can
>handle a certain amount of what's written. The output is in Newkirk '86
>notation, but it's possible to do it in SignWriting or just about any
> I have a paper about it which will soon be published in the
>Proceedings of the Second High Desert Student Conference in Linguistics.
>In the meantime, you can get it on the Web at
> Any questions or comments are welcome.
> Angus B. Grieve-Smith
Angus - I think this is great! I went to the above web page, and downloaded
a .PDF file. The paper is entitled:
ENGLISH TO AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE MACHINE
TRANSLATION OF WEATHER REPORTS
Angus B. Grieve-Smith
University of New Mexico
Would you want to try SignWriting with it?
It would be a great help to people in the long run, I suspect...