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From:  "Judy A. Kegl"
Date:  Mon Feb 4, 2002  6:00 am
Subject:  Re: SignStream

Re: SignStream Guys, this is Judy Shepard-Kegl (not James this time).  James is in Nicaragua so I am checking in on the Signwriting discussions. I was in the group that developed SignStream.  Let me send you to our webpage, where all you questions will be answered:

http://www.bu.edu/asllrp/SignStream/

--Judy

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From: Stuart Thiessen <smthiessen@MAILANDNEWS.COM>
To: SW-L@ADMIN.HUMBERC.ON.CA
Subject: Re: SignStream
Date: Thu, Jan 31, 2002, 3:25 PM


It is a video method of transcribing signs.  They are able to analyze signs frame by frame and then use glossing, etc. to do their analysis.  That's the way I understand it.  I was just browsing the web and found the site.  I just thought that for linguists who want a detailed analysis, mixing this and SW would be cool.  SW would provide a simple way to search the database for certain movements and then a video example would not be far away.  I assume hearing linguists do something similar when analyzing the phonetic components of hearing languages??
 
Stuart
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Stuart Thiessen
Des Moines, IA
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----- Original Message -----
From: Tony McCloskey <mailto:tony_mccloskey@HOTMAIL.COM>  
To: SW-L@ADMIN.HUMBERC.ON.CA <mailto:SW-L@ADMIN.HUMBERC.ON.CA>  
Sent: Wednesday, 31 January 2001 6:02
Subject: Re: SignStream

I just seen Stuarts e-mail on SignStream, does anybody use this, if so could somebody give a brief outline of what it does?
Thanks!!
 
Tony!!

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