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Visualising the spoken word with dictographic notation

In 1996, while in my third year at Cent­ral St Mar­tins col­lege of design, I devised a basic nota­tion­al sys­tem for  visu­al­ising the spoken word. The sys­tem which I named “dic­to­graphy” adap­ted aspects of stand­ard music­al nota­tion as well as typo­graph­ic con­ven­tions. Since the first ver­sion I have fur­ther expan­ded dic­to­graphy into a more com­plete nota­tion system.

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