Month: August 2016

Alderete and Tupper to appear: Connectionist approaches to generative phonology

Direct link: http://roa.rutgers.edu/content/article/files/1563_alderete_1.pdf ROA: 1290 Title: Connectionist approaches to generative phonology Authors: John Alderete, Paul Tupper Comment: To appear in A. Bosch and S.J. Hannahs (eds.), The Routledge handbook of phonological theory Length: 32 pages Abstract: While connectionist models are ubiquitous

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Rosen (2016): Predicting the unpredictable: capturing the apparent semi-regularity of rendaku voicing in Japanese through Gradient Symbolic Computation

Direct link: http://roa.rutgers.edu/content/article/files/1559_rosen_1.pdf ROA: 1289 Title: Predicting the unpredictable: capturing the apparent semi-regularity of rendaku voicing in Japanese through Gradient Symbolic Computation Authors: Eric Rosen Comment: To appear in Clem, Emily, Geoff Bacon, Andrew Cheng, Virginia Dawson, Erik Hans Maier, Alice

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Looking for unpublished Artificial Grammar studies

We’re working on a statistical meta-analysis of studies investigating phonetic naturalness bias in artificial grammar learning, and we’re looking for unpublished studies (to attempt to correct for publication bias).  If you or your students have such a study, we would

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Kastner (2016) – Templatic morphology as an emergent property: Roots and functional heads in Hebrew

Templatic morphology as an emergent property: Roots and functional heads in Hebrew Itamar Kastner direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/003103 August 2016 Modern Hebrew exhibits a non-concatenative morphology of consonantal “roots” and melodic “templates” that is typical of Semitic languages. Even though this

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Reiss (2016) – Substance Free Phonology

Substance Free Phonology Charles Reiss direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/003087 August 2016 Imagine a theory of phonology that makes no reference to well-formedness, repair, contrast, typology, variation, language change, markedness, `child phonology’, faithfulness, constraints, phonotactics, articulatory or acoustic phonetics, or speech perception. What

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Goodhue & Wagner (2016) – Intonation, yes and no

Intonation, yes and no Daniel Goodhue, Michael Wagner direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/003082 July 2016 English polar particles yes and no seem to be interchangeable in response to negative sentences, that is, either can be used to convey both positive and negative responses. While

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