Author: Joe Pater

43th PLC call for papers: Linguistics and Biology

Direct link:  https://www.ling.upenn.edu/Events/PLC The 43rd Penn Linguistics Conference will take place on March 22-24, 2019 at the University of Pennsylvania campus in Philadelphia. Papers on any topic in linguistics and associated fields are welcome (abstracts due: November 19, 2018). We

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Permanent LabPhon position in Oslo

A permanent position as a laboratory phonologist is available at the University of Oslo. The application deadline is December 1. Direct links: https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/157895/associate-professor-in-linguistics-with-a-focus-on-experimental-phonetics-and-phonology, https://linguistlist.org/issues/29/29-3956.html Please note that this *is* an entry-level position. The position is at the rank of Associate

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Hayes and Schuh to appear: Metrical structure and sung rhythm of the Hausa Rajaz

Direct link:http://roa.rutgers.edu/content/article/files/1768_hayes_1.pdf ROA: 1348 Title: Metrical structure and sung rhythm of the Hausa Rajaz Authors: Bruce Hayes, Russell Schuh Comment: To appear in Phonological Analysis Length: 61 pp Abstract: The rajaz meter of Hausa is based on syllable quantity. In

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Magri and Storme: to appear. Calibration of constraint promotion does not help with learning variation in stochastic OT.

Direct link: http://roa.rutgers.edu/content/article/files/1769_giorgio_magri_1.pdf ROA: 1349 Title: Calibration of constraint promotion does not help with learning variation in stochastic OT Authors: Giorgio Magri, Benjamin Storme Comment: to appear in Linguistic Inquiry Length: 24 pages + 11 pages of supplementary material Abstract: The

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Pater 2019: Generative linguistics and neural networks at 60 + commentaries

From Joe Pater – also published with comments open at: https://blogs.umass.edu/cogsci/2018/10/12/discussion-generative-linguistics-and-neural-networks-at-60/ The commentaries on my paper “Generative Linguistics and Neural Networks at 60: Foundation, Friction and Fusion” are all now posted on-line at the authors’ websites at the links below.

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Bale and Reiss 2018 Phonology: A formal introduction

Alan Bale & Charles Reiss—Phonology: A formal introduction https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/phonology This book is now available with a 30% discount from MIT Press: Promo code is MPHONOLOGY30. This code is good starting now until 12/1/18, and takes 30% off the list price

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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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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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