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SW-L  March 2012

SW-L March 2012

Subject:

machine translation and SignWriting

From:

MARIA GALEA <[log in to unmask]>

Reply-To:

SignWriting List: Read and Write Sign Languages

Date:

Fri, 9 Mar 2012 12:42:01 +0100

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hi dear people on the list,

this question is mainly aimed at the computer experts on the list -
i've encountered this article that mentions and acknowledges SignWriting -

http://doras.dcu.ie/15297/1/MorrisseyWay_mtsummit_05.pdf

but does not adopt SignWriting for its purposes - the reasons for not
choosing signwriting are given on page 2 - section 3.2. The only reason I
can understand is that they are assuming that there are only few readers
of SignWriting - and I think this is NOT a valid reason (and it is not
grounded in any statistical research) for not a