Workshop Announcement: Transcription Systems and Unicode (Vienna, Austria: 2008-11-05)

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Date: Thu Oct 23 2008 - 05:15:20 CDT

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    This is to announce a workshop:

      Transcription systems and UNICODE
      Special characters in a standardised world

    organized by:
      Cultural Diversity Focus Group (CDFG)
      Institut für Österreichische Dialekt- und Namenlexika (I DINAMLEX)

    Workshop location: Wohllebengasse 12-14, SR 1, Vienna (Austria)
    Workshop date: Wednesday, 2008-11-05, 08:00 - 13:30
      (being held directly before the CEN/TC304 meeting)
    Workshop languages: English and German
      (oral presentations in German, slides in English,
       discussions in both languages).

    · transcription systems and UNICODE
    · Teuthonista – a transcription system and its use, significance, history,
        development etc.
    · problems caused by special characters in the digital domain
    · presentation of problem-solving approaches

    More information can be found at: (in German).
      An agenda is planned to be posted there at Monday, 2008-10-27.

    Contact: Ms. Mag. Eveline Wandl-Vogt

    The participation of anybody interested in the topics is highly

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