The IMDI metadata schema must be adapted in order to accommodate endangered language data. The International Metadata Initiative is primarily oriented towards written standardized text, whereas most endangered languages are unwritten and nonstandardized. Archives and clearinghouses for endangered languages have a particular need to document unusual… (More)
The DOBES program for the documentation of endangered languages, started in September 2000, has just completed its pilot phase. Eight documentation teams and one archiving team worked out agreements on formats, tools, naming conventions, and encoding, especially the linguistic level of encoding. These standards will form the basis for a five-year main… (More)
The East-West Center is an internationally recognized education and research organization established by the US Congress in 1960 to strengthen understanding and relations between the United States and the countries of the Asia Pacific. Through its programs of cooperative study, training, seminars, and research, the Center works to promote a stable, peaceful… (More)
Two primary simulations have been developed and are being updated for the Mars Smart Lander Entry, Descent, and Landing (EDL). The high fidelity engineering end-to-end EDL simulation that is based on NASA Langley's Program to Optimize Simulated Trajectories (POST) and the end-to-end real-time, hardware-in-the-loop simulation test bed, which is based on NASA… (More)
Author note: The ppt/rtf formats required here by the American Anthropological Association do not meet sustainability requirements for current best data practices. • What's wrong with Powerpoint? Being dependent on a sole piece of commercial software whose source code is secret is a bad idea because it may be unusable to other researchers: you need to buy… (More)
1. What are Light Verbs? Light verbs (LVs, also known as " coverbs " and " restructuring predicates ") modulate the meaning of a main verb and differ from other complex predicates in quantity, semantic range, and structural properties. Both nominal (N-LV) and verbal (V-LV) LV sequences are described in the literature for e.g.