Category: Research (e.g. papers, books)

Jarosz (to appear/2019) – Computational Modeling of Phonological Learning

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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Yang (2018) – A User’s Guide to the Tolerance Principle

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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Esipova (2018) – Constraints on QUD-addressing appositives: pragmatics or prosody?

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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Kawahara & Moore (2018) – Exploring sound symbolic knowledge of English speakers using Pokemon character names

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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Pearl (2018) – Fusion is great, and interpretable fusion could be exciting for theory generation

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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Everett (2018) – On the role of culture in language and cognition

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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Ambridge (2018) – Against stored abstractions: A radical exemplar model of language acquisition

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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Fuchs (2018) – Antepenultimate stress in Spanish: In defense of syllable weight and grammatically-informed analogy

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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Iosad (2018) – Phonology in the Soviet Union

Phonology in the Soviet Union Pavel Iosad direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/003829 July 2018 Format: [ pdf ] Reference: lingbuzz/003829 (please use that when you cite this article) Published in: Submitted to Elan Dresher & Harry van der Hulst (ed.), The Oxford

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Pooley & Kasstan (2016) – Les variétés régionales non-méridionales de France: nivellement; dédialectalisation; supralocalisation

Les variétés régionales non-méridionales de France: nivellement; dédialectalisation; supralocalisation Tim Pooley, Jonathan Kasstan direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004092 January 2016 For some time now, studies on Hexagonal French have evidenced a particularly extreme kind of linguistic levelling, which has largely been attributed

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