Jarosz, Gaja. To appear / 2019. Computational Modeling of Phonological Learning. To appear in Annual Review of Linguistics (5). direct link: http://blogs.umass.edu/jarosz/2018/04/30/computational-modeling-of-phonological-learning/ Abstract Recent advances in computational modeling have led to significant discoveries about the representation and acquisition of phonological knowledge and the …

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A User’s Guide to the Tolerance Principle Charles Yang direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004146 August 2018 A discussion of conceptual and methodological issues in the application of the Tolerance Principle. Format: [ pdf ] Reference: lingbuzz/004146 (please use that when you cite …

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Constraints on QUD-addressing appositives: pragmatics or prosody? Maria Esipova direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004144 August 2018 Can appositives address questions under discussion (QUDs), and what does it depend on? Koev (2012; 2013) claims that there is a contrast between clause- final appositives, …

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Exploring sound symbolic knowledge of English speakers using Pokemon character names Shigeto Kawahara, Jeff Moore direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004143 July 2018 This paper is a contribution to the studies of sound symbolism, systematic relationships between sounds and meanings. Two experiments were …

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Fusion is great, and interpretable fusion could be exciting for theory generation Lisa Pearl direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004142 July 2018 Response to “Generative linguistics and neural networks at 60: foundation, friction, and fusion” by Joe Pater. From my perspective, Pater’s (2018) …

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On the role of culture in language and cognition Daniel Everett direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004132 July 2018 This paper provides an overview of some recent research on how culture is causally implicated in the understanding of human cognition. In particular I …

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Against stored abstractions: A radical exemplar model of language acquisition Ben Ambridge direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004131 July 2018 The goal of this paper is to make the case for a radical exemplar account of child language acquisition, under which unwitnessed forms …

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Antepenultimate stress in Spanish: In defense of syllable weight and grammatically-informed analogy Martín Fuchs direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004120 July 2018 Spanish has a contrastive stress system with three major possibilities: antepenultimate, penultimate, and final stress. While penultimate and final stress are …

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