Year: 2019

Cheshire (2019) – Plant Series, No. 4. Manuscript MS408.

Plant Series, No. 4. Manuscript MS408. Gerard Cheshire direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004880 November 2019 The plants individually described in Manuscript MS408 have all been identified as species from the environs of the Mediterranean Basin, in accordance with the location of origin

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Storme (2019) – Gradient behavior without gradient underlying representations: the case of French liaison

Gradient behavior without gradient underlying representations: the case of French liaison Benjamin Storme direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004876 November 2019 French liaison consonants are challenging for phonological theory because they pattern ambiguously between word-initial and word-final consonants. In recent works, these facts

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Ahmed, Andersson & Vaux (2019) – English phonology and morphology

English phonology and morphology Samuel Ahmed, Samuel Andersson, Bert Vaux direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004868 October 2019 We ilustrate the complexity and interest of English phonology and morphology through two case studies: the phonological and morphological behavior of sibilant suffixes, and the

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Cheshire (2019) – Plant Series, No. 3. Manuscript MS408.

Plant Series, No. 3. Manuscript MS408. Gerard Cheshire direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004864 November 2019 The plants individually described in Manuscript MS408 have all been identified as species from the environs of the Mediterranean Basin, in accordance with the location of origin

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Wagner & Mcauliffe (2019) – The effect of focus prominence on phrasing

The effect of focus prominence on phrasing Michael Wagner, Michael Mcauliffe direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004863 October 2019 Prosody simultaneously encodes different kinds of information about an utterance, including the type of speech act (which, in English, often affects the choice of

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Cheshire (2019) – Plant Series, No. 2. Manuscript MS408.

Plant Series, No. 2. Manuscript MS408. Gerard Cheshire direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004845 October 2019 The plants individually described in Manuscript MS408 have all been identified as species from the environs of the Mediterranean Basin, in accordance with the location of origin

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Morley (2019) – Sound Structure and Sound Change: A modeling approach

Sound Structure and Sound Change: A modeling approach Rebecca Morley direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004842 September 2019 Research in linguistics, as in most other scientific domains, is usually approached in a modular way – narrowing the domain of inquiry in order to

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McCollum (2019) – Transparency, locality, and contrast in Uyghur backness harmony

Transparency, locality, and contrast in Uyghur backness harmony Adam McCollum direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004839 October 2019 Theories of vowel harmony have wrestled with the formal challenges of transparency, notably the increased expressivity of non-local dependencies. However, experimental work has demonstrated on

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Hao (2019) – Metrical Grids and Generalized Tier Projection

Metrical Grids and Generalized Tier Projection Sophie Hao direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004837 October 2019 This paper formalizes metrical grid theory (MGT, Prince, 1983; Hayes, 1995) and studies its expressive power. I show that MGT analyses of a certain form can describe

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Mayer & Nelson (2019) – Phonotactic learning with neural language models

Phonotactic learning with neural language models Connor Mayer, Max Nelson direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004834 October 2019 Computational models of phonotactics share much in common with language models, which assign probabilities to sequences of words. While state of the art language models

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