The Corpus NGT: an online corpus for professionals and laymen

Año: 2008
Editorial: París: ELDA, 2008
Tipo de código: Copyright
Soporte: Digital


Lingüística, Lingüística » Lingüística de otras Lenguas de Signos, Lingüística » Sistemas de transcripción de las Lenguas de Signos


The Corpus NGT is an ambitious effort to record and archive video data from Sign Language of the Netherlands (Nederlandse Gebarentaal: NGT), guaranteeing online access to all interested parties and long-term availability. Data arecollected from 100 native signers of NGT of different ages and from various regions in the country. Parts of these data are annotated and/or translated; the annotations and translations are part of the corpus. The Corpus NGT is accommodated in the Browsable Corpus based at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics.  In  this paper we share our experiences in data collection, video processing, annotation/translation and licensing involved in building the corpus.

En: Crasborn, Onno; Hanke, Thomas; Efthimiou, Eleni; Zwitstserlood, Inge; Thoutenhoofd, Ernst (ed.)., "Construction and exploitation of sign language corpora", 3rd Workshop on the Representation and Processing of Sign Languages (pp. 44-49).