SHAWEL: Sharable and interactive web-lexicons
Gulrajani, G., & Harrison, D.
SHAWEL: Sharable and interactive web-lexicons. In P. Austin, H. Dry, & P. Wittenburg (Eds.
), Proceedings of the international LREC workshop on resources and tools in field linguistics
(pp. 9-1-9-4). Paris: European Language Resources Association.
A prototypical lexicon tool was implemented which was intended to allow researchers to collaboratively create lexicons of endangered languages. Increasingly often researchers documenting or analyzing a language work at different locations. Lexicons that evolve through continuous interaction between the collaborators can only be efficiently produced when it can be accessed and manipulated via the Internet. The SHAWEL tool was developed to address these needs; it makes use of a thin Java client and a central database solution.
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