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I saw this and thought that someone should present about Stefan's
Mundbilder too! I don't do the kind of research it seems like they are
focusing on (corpus, etc) or else I'd try to get involved in this :)


On Thu, Jan 9, 2014 at 7:30 PM, Maria Galea <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Hi friends on the List
>
> the LREC seem to be focussing on non-manual notations this year and are
> calling for papers...
>
> I immediately thought of the work of Stefan..(the mouth-pattern-writing of
>  DGS)..
> Why don't you try to show the success of this system Stefan, that
> originated from SW but has been adapted by you - or if you have no time for
> it, as I've heard you are a busy teacher why not try to team up with
> someone and write the paper together?
>
> Or anyone else naturally who has used SW for non-manual notation-  I know
> there are a few interested in avatar technology and SW, etc...
> warmest,
> Maria
>
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Alison Vere <[log in to unmask]>
> Date: 8 January 2014 11:04
> Subject: Fwd: [SLLS] CfP: 6th LREC Workshop on the Representation and
> Processing of Sign Languages: Beyond the Manual Channel
> To: Marie Alexander <[log in to unmask]>, Maria Galea <
> [log in to unmask]>, maria galea <[log in to unmask]>
>
>
>
> FYI.
>
> Cheers,
> Alison
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Onno Crasborn <[log in to unmask]>
> Date: 8 January 2014 10:51
> Subject: [SLLS] CfP: 6th LREC Workshop on the Representation and
> Processing of Sign Languages: Beyond the Manual Channel
> To: [log in to unmask]
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>
> CALL FOR PAPERS
> 6th Workshop on the Representation and Processing of Sign
> Languages: Beyond the Manual Channel
>
> Abstracts are invited for a full day workshop on those aspects of sign
> language resources that go beyond the manual channels, to take place
> following the 2014 LREC conference on Saturday, May 31st, 2014.
>
> Non-manual features like facial expressions, mouth actions, head and body
> movements have all received extensive attention in the linguistic
> literature.
> Recent technological developments allow sign language researchers to
> create relatively large video corpora of sign language use that were
> unimaginable ten years ago. Several national projects are currently
> underway, and more are planned. However, most corpus enterprises
> concentrate on annotation of the manual channels. This workshop aims to
> share experiences from current and past efforts. What are the problems that
> were encountered and the solutions created for recording, transcribing,
> annotating, and analyzing non-manual features? What are the linguistic
> decisions taken? The special focus of this workshop is on the coding of
> these non-manual aspects of signing as well as on tools related to this
> topic. We invite abstracts for 20-minutes papers or posters (with or
> without demonstrations) on the following topics:
>
>  Best practices for coding non-manual aspects of signing
>  Proposals for standards for linguistic annotation of non-manuals
>  Experiences from linguistic research using corpus data on non-manuals
>  Non-manuals in translation studies sign language eLearning
>  Advances in avatar technology for non-manuals
>  Automatic annotation and recognition of non-manuals
>
> Papers of both oral/signed presentations and posters (4-8 pages) of this
> workshop will be published as workshop proceedings published on the
> conference website.
>
> Please submit your abstract through the LREC START system at
> https://www.softconf.com/lrec2014/SignLanguage/ not later than Feb 6th.
>
> When submitting a paper from the START page, authors will be asked to
> provide essential information about resources (in a broad sense, i.e. also
> technologies, standards, evaluation kits, etc.) that have been used for the
> work described in the paper or are a new result of your research. Moreover,
> ELRA encourages all LREC authors to share the described LRs (data,
> tools, services, etc.), to enable their reuse, replicability of
> experiments, including evaluation ones, etc.
>
> The workshop languages are English and International Sign: With financial
> support from the LREC conference and other institutions, the oral/signed
> presentations will be interpreted into International Sign. The
> International Sign interpreters will also be around for the poster sessions
> to help out where necessary. Deaf participants who prefer to bring
> interpreters for their national sign language are kindly encouraged to do
> so and to contact us well ahead of time so that we can plan the room
> accordingly.
>
> For more information, have a look at the workshop website at
> http://www.sign-lang.uni-hamburg.de/lrec2014/
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> Organising Committee: Onno Crasborn, Eleni Efthimiou, Evita Fotinea,
> Thomas Hanke, Julie Hochgesang, Jette Kristoffersen, Johanna Mesch
> Organising Committee email address: lrec2014 (at) dgskorpus.de
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