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Carol Neidle

Professor of French and Linguistics
Faculty in French
Boston University
United States of America

Carol Neidle

Biography

"Professor Neidle teaches courses in general linguistics and French linguistics. Her research interests include syntactic theory and the syntactic structure of American Sign Language (ASL). Professor Neidle is the Director of the American Sign Language Linguistic Research Project (ASLLRP). Funding from the NSF supports linguistic research on the syntactic structure of ASL, development of computational tools (including SignStream®, a MacOS application) to facilitate analysis of signed language and gesture, and collaborative research with computer scientists interested in the problem of sign language recognition."

Research Interest

General linguistics and French linguistics

Publications

  • Neidle C, Sclaroff S, Athitsos V. SignStream: A tool for linguistic and computer vision research on visual-gestural language data. Behavior Research Methods. 2001 Aug 1;33(3):311-20.

  • Neidle C. The role of case in Russian syntax. Springer Science & Business Media; 2012 Dec 6.

  • Neidle CJ. The syntax of American Sign Language: Functional categories and hierarchical structure. MIT press; 2000.

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