Direct link: http://roa.rutgers.edu/content/article/files/1502_shigeto_kawahara_1.pdf ROA: 1269 Title: Spectral continuity, amplitude changes, and perception of length contrasts Authors: Shigeto Kawahara, Melanie Pangilinan Comment: To appear in H. Kubozono (ed.) Aspects of Geminate Consonants. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Length: 25 Abstract: Japanese deploys a …

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Direct link: http://roa.rutgers.edu/content/article/files/1507_giorgio_magri_1.pdf ROA: 1268 Title: How to keep the HG weights non-negative: the truncated Perceptron reweighing rule Authors: Giorgio Magri Comment: to appear in the Journal of Language Modelling Length: 32 Abstract: The literature on error-driven learning in Harmonic Grammar …

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Direct link: http://roa.rutgers.edu/content/article/files/1506_giorgio_magri_1.pdf ROA: 1267 Title: Noise robustness and stochastic tolerance of OT error-driven ranking algorithms Authors: Giorgio Magri Comment: 30 Length: to appear in the Journal of Language and Computation Abstract: Recent counterexamples show that HG error-driven learning (with the …

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Direct link: http://roa.rutgers.edu/content/article/files/1505_giorgio_magri_1.pdf ROA: 1266 Title: Error-driven learning in OT and HG: a comparison Authors: Giorgio Magri Comment: to appear in Phonology Length: 35 Abstract: The OT error-driven learner is known to admit guarantees of efficiency, stochastic tolerance and noise robustness …

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Twenty-Fourth Manchester Phonology Meeting  http://www.lel.ed.ac.uk/mfm/24mfm.html 26-28 MAY 2016, Deadline for abstracts: 15th February 2016 Special session: ‘Evidence in phonology’, featuring (in alphabetical order): * William Idsardi (University of Maryland) * Janet Pierrehumbert (University of Oxford) * Sharon Rose (University of California, San …

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From Joe Pater (pater@linguist.umass.edu) McCarthy, John J., Joe Pater, and Kathryn Pruitt. To appear 2016. Cross-level interactions in Harmonic Serialism. In John McCarthy and Joe Pater, eds. Harmonic Grammar and Harmonic Serialism. London: Equinox Press. http://blogs.umass.edu/pater/files/2011/10/McCarthy-Pater-Pruitt-2016-CLI-HS.pdf Cross-level interactions are phonological processes that …

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