Month: December 2017

RFP 2018 – 16th annual conference of the French Phonology Network / Réseau Français de Phonologie

From Francesc Torres-Tamarit (e-mail: francescjosep.torres@gmail.com) RFP 2018 – 16th annual conference of the French Phonology Network / Réseau Français de Phonologie The French Phonology Network (Réseau français de phonologie) is launching a call for papers for its 2018 annual conference (http://www.sfl.cnrs.fr/rfp-2018). The 2018 edition

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Hayes (2016): Varieties of Noisy Harmonic Grammar

Direct link: http://roa.rutgers.edu/content/article/files/1713_hayes_1.pdf ROA: 1331 Title: Varieties of Noisy Harmonic Grammar Authors: Bruce Hayes Comment: Invited talk at AMP 2016 (USC); published in online proceedings Length: 22 pages Abstract: Noisy Harmonic Grammar (NHG) is a framework for stochastic grammars that uses

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Hayes (2014): Comparative phonotactics

Direct link: http://roa.rutgers.edu/content/article/files/1712_hayes_1.pdf ROA: 1332 Title: Comparative Phonotactics Authors: Bruce Hayes Comment: Invited talk at CLS 50 (2014); version submitted to Proceedings volume Length: 20 pages Abstract: The phonotactic learner of Hayes and Wilson (LI 2008) discovers what could be called

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Crippen (2016) – Bits, bytes, and Unicode: Digital text for linguists

Bits, bytes, and Unicode: Digital text for linguists James Crippen direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/003567 January 2016 A linguistically-oriented review of digital text and the representation of text with the Unicode charater set and encoding system. Presents basic terminology and concepts of

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Samek-Lodovici (2017) – Prosody-Driven Scrambling in Italian

Prosody-Driven Scrambling in Italian Vieri Samek-Lodovici direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/003564 July 2017 Italian displays a scrambling pattern where the structure of the constituent following a postverbal focus affects which of its components can scramble before the focus . The actual governing

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Ulfsbjorninn (2016) – Towards Eradicating Class Driven Allomorphy: Nominal Suffixes in Afar

Towards Eradicating Class Driven Allomorphy: Nominal Suffixes in Afar Shanti Ulfsbjorninn direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/003533 May 2016 I propose that much of the ‘allomorphy’ associated with the three noun classes of Afar can be derived phonologically. In fact, it is not

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Dabouis (2017) – When Accent Preservation Leads to Clash

When Accent Preservation Leads to Clash Quentin Dabouis direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/003530 August 2017 In English, some complex words can display exceptional accent preservation (EAP): they can preserve an accent from their base even when this would violate a general restriction

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Stanton & Zukoff (2017) – Prosodic identity in copy epenthesis: evidence for a correspondence-based approach

Prosodic identity in copy epenthesis: evidence for a correspondence-based approach Juliet Stanton, Sam Zukoff direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/003522 June 2017 This paper focuses on languages that exhibit processes of copy epenthesis, specifically those where the similarity between a copy vowel and

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Faust & Ulfsbjorninn (2017) – Arabic stress with no moras, no syllables, no feet and no extrametricality

Arabic stress with no moras, no syllables, no feet and no extrametricality Noam Faust, Shanti Ulfsbjorninn direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/003520 June 2017 This paper continues the effort that began in Scheer & Szigetvari (2005) to present a compelling alternative to moraic

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Cavirani & Van Oostendorp (2017) – A theory of the theory of vowels

A theory of the theory of vowels Edoardo Cavirani, Marc Van Oostendorp direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/003514 September 2017 We represent the most common vowel contrasts in a theory that allows only (recursive) embedding of sets, including the empty set. Such a

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