iLex - A tool for Sign Language Lexicography and Corpus Analysis


Thomas Hanke (University of Hamburg Institute of German Sign Language and Communication of the Deaf Binderstraße 34, 20146 Hamburg, Germany)


MMP2: Resources Of The Sign Languages


This paper describes a tool that combines features found in empirical sign language lexicography and in sign language discourse transcription. It supports the user in lexicon building while working on the transcription of a corpus. While it tries to reach a certain level of compatibility with upcoming multimedia annotation tools, it offers a number of unique features considered essential due to the specific nature of sign languages.


Sign language, Multimedia LR, Multilingual language resource, Generic vs. domain(modality)-specific LR

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