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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1079694
Description: This study investigates the conventionalization of mouth actions in Australian Sign Language. Signed languages were once thought of as simply manual languages because the hands produce the signs which ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1063232
Description: Language variation is often symptomatic of ongoing historical change, including grammaticalization. Signed languages lack detailed historical records and a written literature, so tracking grammaticali ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/363009
Description: This paper reviews a sign language planning project conducted in Australia with deaf Auslan users. The Medical Signbank project utilised a cooperative language planning process to engage with the Deaf ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/331979
Description: In spoken and signed language discourse, periods of gestural enactment, or constructed action, appear sequentially and simultaneously with linguistic signs. In the domain of signed language research, ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1234411
Description: We describe a corpus-based study of one type of non-manual in signed languages (SLs) — mouth actions. Our ultimate aim is to examine the distribution and characteristics of mouth actions in Auslan (Au ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/331648
Description: Pointing signs, depicting signs and manual gestures are all used for meaningful expression in Auslan, as are full or partial body enactments to demonstrate action or dialogue. This article outlines a ... More
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Authors: Johnston, Trevor
Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/324744
Description: In this paper, I discuss the ways in which multimedia annotation software is being used to transform an archive of Auslan recordings into a true machine-readable language corpus. After the basic struc ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/325952
Description: 26 page(s)
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: reference entry
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/274111
Description: 7 page(s)
Authors: Johnston, Trevor
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/268163
Description: It has been argued that referential pointing signs in signed languages (SLs) are linguistic signs of the grammatical class pronoun rather than pointing gestures. In support of the existence of pronoun ... More
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Date: 2013
Subject Keyword: 200400 Linguistics
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/212038
Description: 20 page(s)
Authors: Johnston, Trevor
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/282523
Description: Co-speech pointing actions have been under-analysed or ignored in language description and linguistic theory and this has led to an over-interpretation of their role and status in signed languages as ... More
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Date: 2012
Subject Keyword: 200400 Linguistics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/210678
Description: 11 page(s)
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Authors: Johnston, Trevor
Date: 2012
Subject Keyword: 200400 Linguistics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/162299
Description: Measures of lexical frequency presuppose the existence of corpora, but true machine-readable corpora of sign languages (SLs) are only now being created. Lexical frequency ratings for SLs are needed be ... More
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Date: 2012
Subject Keyword: 200400 Linguistics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/202047
Description: 20 page(s)
Reviewed: Reviewed