23.2050, Qs: The Effects of Language Transcription

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Subject: 23.2050, Qs: The Effects of Language Transcription

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Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2012 10:52:52
From: Dave Paulson [dave.paulson at temple.edu]
Subject: The Effects of Language Transcription

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I am looking for information on the conventions of language transcription. 
Obviously, we linguists have a myriad of ways for representing recorded 
interactions.

I am interested in the ways this might influence our understanding of human 
language. 

In geography some maps might lead people to think about the world in certain 
ways: http://go.hrw.com/atlas/norm_map/world.gif

However, there are many different orientations: 
http://flourish.org/upsidedownmap/hobodyer-large.jpg 

What have people written about for how this process occurs in language 
transcription? 

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science
                     Linguistic Theories
                     Neurolinguistics
                     Writing Systems






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