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Query Details

Query Subject:   Linguist-Software Interaction Survey
Author:   Burgel R.M. Faehndrich
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  General Linguistics

Query:   Dear Linguists,

Aloha. My name is Burgel R. M. Faehndrich, and I am a Ph.D. student in the
Department of Linguistics at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. I am doing
a research project about linguists and their interaction with computer
programs, specifically those designed for linguists. I am doing this
project for a LING 699 course about linguists and linguistics software. The
product of this survey will be a document describing the current situation
in linguist-computer interaction, which may be published at some point in
the future. The document will also contain recommendations for linguists
regarding usage of computer program for linguistics, and recommendations
for creators of software regarding what kinds of software are needed by

To participate in the survey, please go to
http://www2.hawaii.edu/~faehndri/ or email me at faehndri@hawaii.edu.

Your help would be greatly appreciated.


Burgel R. M. Faehndrich
LL Issue: 16.1151
Date posted: 11-Apr-2005


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