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Developing a database for Australian Indigenous kinship terminology: the Austkin project

Dousset, Laurent Alfred; Hendery, Rachel; Bowern, Claire; Koch, Harold; McConvell, Patrick


In order to make Australian Indigenous kinship vocabulary from hundreds of sources comparable, searchable and accessible for research and community purposes, we have developed a database that collates these resources. The creation of such a database brings with it technical, theoretical and practical challenges, some of which also apply to other research projects that collect and compare large amounts of Australian language data, and some of which apply to any database project in the humanities...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Aboriginal Studies


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