Pater, Joe. 2023. Is MaxEnt cumulativity too restrictive? Evidence from varieties of NYC AAE. Talk at NWAV51, Queen’s College. Abstract. Slides.

Pater, Joe and James Stanford. 2023. Social and Phonological Factors in (r) Variation in 1930s Inland Massachusetts. Talk at NWAV51, Queen’s College. Abstract. Slides. References.

Pater, Joe. 2022. Linguistics as cognitive science. Presentation to the College of Humanities and Fine Arts “5 at 4” series, March 9 2022.

Nelson, Max, Joe Pater and Brandon Prickett. 2020. Representations in neural network learning of phonology. UCLA colloquium, October 9th 2020.

Prickett, Brandon, and Joe Pater. 2019. Learning Hidden Structure With Maximum Entropy Grammar. Paper presented at the Manchester Phonology Meeting, May 25th, 2019.

Mullin, Kevin and Joe Pater. 2015. Harmony as Iterative Domain Parsing. Paper presented May 29 at the Manchester Phonology Meeting.

Pater, Joe. 2015. Violable constraints in Classical Universal Phonology and beyond. Paper presented May 27 at the ‘Whither OT’ fringe workshop, Manchester Phonology Meeting. [Prepared introduction not on handout].  Blog discussion page.

Pater, Joe, Robert Staubs and Coral Hughto.  2015. Grammatical agent-based modeling of typology. Paper presented April 18 at the GLOW Workshop on Computation, Learnability and Phonological Theory, Paris [references]

Pater, Joe and Robert Staubs. 2013. Modeling learning trajectories with batch gradient descent. Paper presented October 27th to the Northeast Computational Phonology Circle, MIT. [Script and input file for batch Dutch simulation available here].

Pater, Joe and Robert Staubs. 2013. Feature economy and iterated grammar learning. Paper presented May 25th at the Manchester Phonology Meeting.

Moore-Cantwell, Claire, Joe Pater, Robert Staubs, Benjamin Zobel and Lisa Sanders. 2013. ERP indices of lab-learned phonotactics. Talk presented April 6th at the Rutgers/UMass/MIT Phonology Workshop (RUMMIT), University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Pater, Joe and Elliott Moreton. 2012. Incremental Maximum Entropy phonotactics and the Shepard complexity hierarchy. Talk presented October 6th to the Northeast Computational Phonology Circle, University of Maryland.

Pater, Joe. 2012. Analyse et apprentissage avec les contraintes pondérées. Colloquium presented February 24th at the  Université du Québec à Montreal.

Pater, Joe and Brian Smith. 2011. Le ‘e’ en français: élision, épenthèse, les deux, ni l’un ni l’autre? Meeting on “Phonologie du Français Contemporain”, Paris, December 8th, 2011.

Moreton, Elliott and Joe Pater. 2011. Formally biased phonology: complexity in learning and typology. Workshop on Testing Models of Phonetics and Phonology, Linguistic Institute, University of Colorado, Boulder, July 13, 2011.

Pater, Joe. 2010. Inducing phonetic categories and phonological grammars. Cornell Workshop on Grammar Induction, May 16th.

Jesney, Karen, Joe Pater and Robert Staubs. 2009. Learning distributions over underlying representations. Northeast Computational Phonology Circle (NECPhon 3). Cambridge, MA: MIT.

Pater, Joe. 2009. Systemic simplicity. KNAW Academy Colloquium on Language Acquisition and Typology, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Kager, René and Joe Pater. 2008. The Psychological Reality of a Rime Size Constraint in Dutch. Slides from OCP5, Toulouse.

Pater, Joe. 2008. Lexically Conditioned Variation in Harmonic Grammar. Slides from OCP5, Toulouse.

Pater, Joe. 2007. Harmonic Grammar with Harmonic Serialism. Handout from UMass Colloquium.

Boersma, Paul, and Joe Pater. 2007. Constructing constraints from language data: The case of Canadian English diphthongs. Handout, NELS 38, Ottawa.

Pater, Joe. 2007. Cumulative ill-formedness in typological and experimental data. Handout from the Conference on Experimental Approaches to Optimality Theory, University of Michigan.

Pater, Joe. 2007. The Power of Weighted Constraints. Handout from Tromso Colloquium.

Pater, Joe. 2007.Local Harmonic Serialism. Handout from Tromso presentation.

Pater, Joe. 2006. Additive Optimization and Phonological Typology. Handout from the UMass/MIT Phonology Workshop.