Month: September 2018

Program for Stanford Workshop on typological limits of probabilistic phonological grammars

Today, Saturday, Sept. 22nd, the Department of Linguistics at Stanford University and the Stanford Humanities Center is hosting a one-day workshop dedicated to exploring the typological limits of probabilistic phonological grammars. The program is here: https://sites.google.com/site/analyzingtypologicalstructure/. The workshop is partially funded by the France-Stanford

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Magri 2018: Implicational Universals in Stochastic Constraint-Based Phonology

Direct link: http://roa.rutgers.edu/content/article/files/1763_giorgio_magri_1.pdf ROA: 1346 Title: Implicational Universals in Stochastic Constraint-Based Phonology Authors: Giorgio Magri Comment: This paper will appear in the proceedings of EMNLP 2018. The results reported here are part of a larger joint project with Arto Anttila on

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Magri 2018: Efficient Computation of Implicational Universals in Constraint-Based Phonology Through the Hyperplane Separation Theorem

Direct link: http://roa.rutgers.edu/content/article/files/1764_giorgio_magri_1.pdf ROA: 1347 Title: Efficient Computation of Implicational Universals in Constraint-Based Phonology Through the Hyperplane Separation Theorem Authors: Giorgio Magri Comment: This paper will appear in the proceedings of SIGMORPHON 2018. The results reported here are part of a

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McCollum, Bakovic, Mai & Meinhardt (2018) – The expressivity of segmental phonology and the definition of weak determinism

The expressivity of segmental phonology and the definition of weak determinism Adam McCollum, Eric Bakovic, Anna Mai, Eric Meinhardt direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004197 September 2018 Jardine (2016) asserts a computational distinction between segmental and tonal phonology, arguing that certain tonal patterns

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Pons-Moll (2018) – Prosodically-driven morpheme non-realization in the Minorcan Catalan DP

Prosodically-driven morpheme non-realization in the Minorcan Catalan DP Clàudia Pons-Moll direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004171 August 2018 This paper focuses on a case of prosodically-driven morpheme non-realization found in Minorcan Catalan kinship restrictive appositional phrases, in which the personal article en is

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Torres-Tamarit and Pons-Moll to appear: Enclitic-induced stress shift in Catalan

Direct link: http://roa.rutgers.edu/content/article/files/1759_torrestamarit_1.pdf ROA: 1344 Title: Enclitic-induced stress shift in Catalan Authors: Francesc-Josep Torres-Tamarit, Claudia Pons-Moll Comment: Accepted, to appear in Journal of Linguistics, 56 Length: 55 Abstract: In this paper we provide a novel and unified formal analysis of the

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Pons-Moll and Torres-Tamarit 2018: Prosodically-driven morpheme non-realization in the Minorcan Catalan DP

Direct link: http://roa.rutgers.edu/content/article/files/1760_ponsmoll_1.pdf ROA: 1345 Title: Prosodically-driven morpheme non-realization in the Minorcan Catalan DP Authors: Claudia Pons-Moll, Francesc-Josep Torres-Tamarit Comment: Submitted Length: 32 Abstract: This paper focuses on a case of prosodically-driven morpheme non-realization found in Minorcan Catalan kinship restrictive appositional

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Three new papers from McGill’s prosodylab

From Michael Wagner. Here are three new phonology-related papers from prosodylab: Hamlaoui,Fatima, Marzena Żygis, Jonas Engelmann, and Michael Wagner (2018). Acoustic correlates of focus marking in Czech and Polish. Language and Speech, 1(20):44pp DOI: 10.1177/0023830918773536 Mackenzie, Sara, Erin Olson, Meghan Clayards, and Michael Wagner (2018). North American /l/

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Bermúdez-Otero (2018) – In defence of underlying r…

Bermúdez-Otero, Ricardo. 2018. In defence of underlying representations: Latin rhotacism, French liaison, Romanian palatalization. Probus 30 (2), 171-214. direct link: https://doi.org/10.1515/probus-2017-0006 Abstract The surface realization of a linguistic expression can often be predicted from the form of paradigmatically related items

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16th Old World Conference on Phonology (OCP) University of Verona 16–18 January 2019.

Dear colleagues, The 16th Old World Conference on Phonology (OCP) will be held at the University of Verona on the 16–18 January 2019. The Call for Papers is copied below. The deadline for submitting abstracts is 16 September 2018. We hope very

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