Grammatical properties are found in conventional sign languages of the deaf and in unconventional gesture systems created by deaf children lacking language models. However, they do not arise in spontaneous gestures produced along with speech. The authors propose a model explaining when the manual modality will assume grammatical properties and when it will… (More)
Agenda All talks and breaks will be held in Roberts Hall on CMU's campus. The reception and keynote dinner will be in the University Center.