Article published in:Sign Transcription and Database Storage of Sign Information
Edited by Brita Bergman, Penny Boyes-Braem, Thomas Hanke and Elena Antinoro Pizzuto
[Sign Language & Linguistics 4:1/2] 2001
► pp. 275–283
Sign language transcription with syncWRITER
syncWRITER is an interlinear text editor with a focus on the presentation of transcribed data. As it seamlessly integrates digital video, it is a useful tool for sign language transcription. This article discusses syncWRITER’s limitations in the areas that turn out to be essential in large-scale transcription projects. These are synchronization, multi-user database integration, data retrieval, and coreference handling.
Keywords: Sign language, digital video, notation, tagging tool, transcription
Published online: 18 October 2002