Date: Fri Jan 11, 2002 2:50
SignWriting List Forum
Subject: Questions for a Notation Comparisons Study
January 11, 2002
On 1/11/02, Susanne Bentele wrote:
>* How many symbols are there altogether in SW?
>* Are all of them in use or do you know of a symbol that (more or
>less) nobody uses?
>* Into which groups do these symbols fall? (i.e. how many handshape
>symbols, how many facial symbols etc) and which are the groups?
>* Does the large number of symbols seem to have an effect (i.e.
>negative) on learnability or readability?
>* Is a writing fluency obtained or does it take MUCH longer to write
>a sign in SW than an average word in roman letter? (NOT in SW
>That's it for now - maybe i'll have more questions later.
>Deadline...? asap... :-/