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New project on cross-corpus annotation standards

A new project called Digging into Signs, a partnership between UCL and Radboud University Nijmegen aims to create clear standards for annotation of sign language corpus data in order to help make cross-linguistic corpus research possible. The project, led by PIs Kearsy Cormier and Onno Crasborn and running for one year from June 2014, will [...]

By | 2014-06-23T15:04:00+00:00 June 23rd, 2014|News|0 Comments

BSL Corpus paper on variation and change in PLOS ONE

Hot off the press! New paper on lexical variation and change in BSL in PLOS ONE, by Rose Stamp, Adam Schembri, Jordan Fenlon, Ramas Rentelis, Bencie Woll & Kearsy Cormier Lexical Variation and Change in British Sign Language http://dx.plos.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0094053 Abstract This paper presents results from a corpus-based study investigating lexical variation in BSL. An earlier [...]

By | 2014-04-23T22:19:35+00:00 April 23rd, 2014|News|0 Comments

New project on directional verbs in BSL

A new project based on the BSL Corpus Project data will begin in December 2012 on directional verbs: a corpus-based study of variation and change in the use of directional verbs in BSL, led by Kearsy Cormier (DCAL, UCL) and Adam Schembri (La Trobe University, Melbourne), working with Jordan Fenlon (DCAL, UCL). The project runs [...]

By | 2012-10-29T13:46:42+00:00 October 29th, 2012|News|0 Comments

BSL Corpus Project final report available

The BSL Corpus Project final report to the Economic and Social Research Council is now available. The final report provides a project overview, summarises the methodology and major findings, and early and anticipated impacts within academia and the community.

By | 2012-01-19T16:11:14+00:00 January 19th, 2012|News|0 Comments