Month: March 2016

Magri 2016: Error-driven learning in OT and HG: a comparison

Error-driven learning in OT and HG: a comparison Giorgio Magri January 2016 The OT error-driven learner is known to admit guarantees of efficiency, stochastic tolerance and noise robustness which hold independently of any substantive assumptions on the constraints. This paper

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Zikova 2016: When Prosody Follows Syntax: Verbal Stems in Czech

When Prosody Follows Syntax: Verbal Stems in Czech Marketa Zikova January 2016 The paper examines syntactic and prosodic constituency within a verbal stem in Czech. Working in the frameworks of Nanosyntax and Strict CV, I argue that syntax to prosody

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Call for papers: Higher order structure in speech variability

Call for papers LabPhon 15 Satellite Workshop: “Higher order structure in speech variability” Abstract deadline: 30 April 2016 Notification: 15 May 2016 Workshop: 17 July 2016, 9am – 12pm We’re pleased to announce a satellite workshop following LabPhon15 at Cornell

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The great brain debate

From Joe Pater (pater@linguist.umass.edu) I’ve started working on a project that I hope will culminate in a pop science book on the associative vs. algebraic debate in cognitive science. I think that phonologists have been given an interesting view of

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NAPhC9 revised deadline March 7

Call for Papers: We welcome abstracts for talks of 40 minutes (including questions) on any aspect of phonological representation and computation from an internalist, nativist, symbol-processing perspective. Abstract guidelines: Revised Deadline: March 7, 2016 Format: pdf file Length: 2-5 pages

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RFP deadline extended to March 14

The deadline for the 2016 edition of the RFP conference has been extended to March 14. More details available here: http://rfp2016.sciencesconf.org Kind regards The RFP 2016 organizing committee ———————————————– ———————————————– The French Phonology Network (Réseau français de phonologie) is launching

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