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Re: Sign language + embeddings

From: Fahad Khan <anasfkhan81@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Aug 2020 12:05:36 +0200
Message-ID: <CAK+N+9hr0L8W1JiqG29e1Ja5NQt5j0OeeZoiSLE+bUFGWuV+Tg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sander Stolk <ssstolk@gmail.com>
Cc: public-ontolex <public-ontolex@w3.org>
Hi,
Is the ontolex telco itself taking place on teams as well?
Cheers
Fahad

Il giorno mar 4 ago 2020 alle ore 16:45 Sander Stolk <ssstolk@gmail.com> ha
scritto:

> Dear all,
>
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> I've been meaning to set up a meeting for looking a bit closer at
> modelling sign languages material in combination with embeddings (the use
> case from Manolis Fragkiadakis) using the OntoLex core and the Frac module.
> Below you will find a link to a Teams meeting for those who are interested
> to join in on the discussion (from 11:00h to 12:00h CEST), scheduled right
> before the next OntoLex Frac telcon (12:00h to 13:00h CEST). I'll make sure
> to be present a bit before the start so as to grant access to those joining.
>
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> Some aspects that will help in the discussion:
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>    - Sign language does know variation in forms through inflections,
>    though this tends to be not on aspects such as tense, which is often
>    encoded in a separate gesture at the start or end of a sentence, but rather
>    on things such as indicating the subject and object (see here
>    <https://www.handspeak.com/learn/index.php?id=18#:~:text=ASL%2FDeaf%20Culture-,Verb%20inflection%20in%20American%20Sign%20Language,verbs%20are%20called%20indicating%20verbs.>)
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>    - OntoLex 'Form', then, seems better reserved for modelling such
>    syntactic/inflectional variation rather than various occurrences of the
>    word in discourse (e.g., where one person may use slightly wider gestures
>    contrasted to another person).
>    - The easyTV model that Julia provided us with appears to reflect this
>    situation, although many of the classes are undefined (which makes it
>    difficult to properly interpret the model). Perhaps Julia can encourage its
>    authors to join in on the conversation?
>
> Best wishes,
>
> Sander Stolk
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