Faculty Publications

Mary Beckman

  • 2015. Edwards, J., Beckman, M. E., & Munson, B. “Frequency effects in phonological acquisition.” Journal of Child Language, 42(2): 306-311.
  • 2015. Holliday, J. J., Reidy, P. F., Beckman, M. E., & Edwards, J.“Quantifying the robustness of the English sibilant fricative contrast in children.” Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 58(3): 622-637.

Kathryn Campbell-Kibler

  • 2015. Campbell-Kibler, Kathryn and M. Kathryn Bauer. “Competing reflexive models of regional speech in northern Ohio.” Journal of English Linguistics. 43(2): 95-117.
  • 2015. Walker, Abby and Campbell-Kibler, Kathryn. “Repeat what after whom? Exploring variable selectivity in a cross-dialectical shadowing task.” Frontiers in Psychology. 6(546).
  • 2015. Wagner, Laura, Shari Speer, Leslie C. Moore, Elizabeth A. McCullough, Kiwako Ito, Cynthia G. Clopper and Kathryn Campbell-Kibler. “Linguistics in a Science Museum: Integrating Research, Teaching, and Outreach at the Language Sciences Research Lab”. Language and Linguistics Compass.

Cynthia Clopper

  • 2016. McCullough, E. A., and Clopper, C. G. “Auditory free classification of words and syllables in native and non-native English.” Journal of Phonetics. 55, 19-37.
  • 2015. Clopper, C. G., & Smiljanic, R. “Regional variation in temporal organization in American English.” Journal of Phonetics. 49, 1-15.
  • 2015. Burdin, R. S., Phillips-Bourass, S., Turnbull, R., Yasavul, M., Clopper, C. G., and Tonhauser, J. “Variation in the prosody of focus in head- and head/edge-prominence languages.” Lingua. 165, 254-276.
  • 2015. Turnbull, R., Burdin, R. S., Clopper, C. G., and Tonhauser, J. “Contextual information and the prosodic realisation of focus: A cross-linguistic comparison.” Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 30, 1061-1076.
  • 2015. Wagner, L., Speer, S. R., Moore, L. C., McCullough, E. A., Ito, K., Clopper, C. G., & Campbell-Kibler, K. “Linguistics in a science museum: Integrating research, teaching, and outreach at the Language Sciences Research Lab.” Language and Linguistics Compass, 9, 420-431.

Micha Elsner

  • 2015. Kamper, Herman and Elsner, Micha and Jansen, Aren and Goldwater, Sharon. "Unsupervised Neural Network Based Feature Extraction Using Weak Top-Down Constraints" In: International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP).
  • 2015. Micha Elsner. “Abstract representations of plot structure.” Linguistic Issues in Language Technology (LILT)
  • 2015. Alasdair Clarke, Micha Elsner and Hannah Rohde. “Giving Good Directions: Order of Mention Reflects Visual Salience.” Frontiers in Psychology
  • 2016. Micha Elsner and Emily Lane. “Automatic Discovery of Latin Syntactic Changes.” Workshop on Language Technology for Cultural Heritage, Social Sciences, and Humanities (LaTeCH), Berlin.
  • 2016. Micha Elsner, Stephanie Antetomaso and Naomi Feldman. “Joint Word Segmentation and Phonetic Category Induction.” Proceedings of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), Berlin.

Björn Köhnlein

  • 2015. Köhnlein, B. “The complex durational relationship of contour tones and level tones: Evidence from Diachrony.” Diachronica. 32.2, 231-267.
  • 2015. Köhnlein, B. “The morphological structure of complex place names: the case of Dutch.” Journal of Comparative Germanic Linguistics. 18.3, 183-212.

Robert Levine

  • 2016. “The syntax-semantic interface of respective predication: a unified analysis in Hybrid Type-Logical Categorial Grammar. (with Yusuke Kubota).” Natural Language and Linguistic Theory
  • 2016. “Gapping as hypothetical reasoning. (with Yusuke Kubota).” Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 34.107–157.
  • 2015. “Against ellipsis: arguments for the direct licensing of ‘non-canonical’ coordinations. (with Yusuke Kubota).” Linguistics & Philosophy. 38.521-576. (peer-reviewed)
  • 2015. “Scope parallelism in coordination in Dependent Type Semantics. (with Yusuke Kubota).” In Proceedings of the Twelfth Annual Workshop of Logic and Engineering of Natural Language Semantics (LENLS), pp. 149–162.

Marie-Catherine de Marneffe

  • 2015. Marie-Catherine de Marneffe and Christopher Potts. “Developing linguistic theories using annotated corpora.” Nancy Ide and James Pustejovsky, eds., The Handbook of Linguistic Annotation (32 pages).
  • 2015. Timothy Baldwin, Marie-Catherine de Marneffe, Bo Han, Young-Bum Kim, Alan Ritter, Wei Xu. "Shared Tasks of the 2015 Workshop on Noisy User-generated Text: Twitter Lexical Normalization and Named Entity Recognition". In Proceedings of ACL 2015 Workshop on Noisy User-generated Text (WNUT).
  • 2015. Ajda Gokcen and Marie-Catherine de Marneffe. "I do not disagree: Leveraging monolingual alignment to detect disagreement in dialogue". In ACL 2015.
  • 2015. Lifeng Jin and Marie-Catherine de Marneffe. "The overall markedness of discourse relations". In EMNLP 2015.
  • 2016. Joakim Nivre, Marie-Catherine de Marneffe, Filip Ginter, Yoav Goldberg, Jan Hajic, Christopher D. Manning, Ryan McDonald, Slav Petrov, Sampo Pyysalo, Natalia Silveira, Reut Tsarfaty and Daniel Zeman. "Universal Dependencies v1: A Multilingual Treebank Collection." In Proceedings of 10th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2016)

Becca Morley

  • 2015. Morley, R.L. “Deletion or Epenthesis? On the Falsifiability of Phonological Universals.” Lingua 154, 1-26.
  • 2015. Morley, R. L. “Can phonological universals be emergent?: Modeling the space of sound change, lexical distribution, and hypothesis selection.” Language 91(2), e40-e70.

William Schuler

  • 2015. Lifeng Jin and William Schuler. “A Comparison of Word Similarity Performance using Explanatory and Non-explanatory Texts.” Proceedings of the North American Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL15).
  • 2015. Marten van Schijndel and William Schuler. “Hierarchic syntax improves reading time prediction.” Proceedings of the North American Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL15).

Shari Speer

  • 2016. With Kang, S. and Nakayama, M. “The less content the more attractive: The effect of NPmodifiability on the attachment of relative clauses in Korean.” Handbook of the Japanese Society for Language Sciences (JSLS2016).
  • 2016. With Wiener, S. and Ito, K. “Individual variability in the distributional learning of L2 lexical tone.” Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Speech Prosody, Boston, Massachusetts

Craige Roberts

  • 2015. “Accommodation in a Language Game”. In Barry Loewer and Jonathan Schaffer (eds.) A Companion to David Lewis. Blackwell/Wiley, Hoboken, NJ.
  • 2015. “Plans and imperatives: A semantics and pragmatics for imperative mood”. Proceedings of the Amsterdam Colloquium. ILLC, University of Amsterdam.
  • “Contextual influences on reference”.  In press in Barbara Abbott & Jeannette Gundel (eds.) Oxford Handbook on Reference, Oxford University Press.
  • 2015. Mandy Simons, David Beaver and Judith Tonhauser. “The best question: Explaining the projection behavior of factives”. Accepted for a special issue of Discourse Processes on Questions In Discourse.

Judith Tonhauser

  • 2015. Rachel Burdin, Rory Turnbull, Murat Yasavul, Cynthia G. Clopper and Judith Tonhauser. “Variation in the prosody of focus in head- and head/edge-prominence languages.” Lingua 165:254-276; special issue on Prosody and Information Structure in Typological Perspective.
  • 2015 Rory Turnbull, Rachel Burdin, Cynthia G. Clopper and Judith Tonhauser “Contextual information and the prosodic realization of focus: A cross-linguistic comparison.” Language, Cognition and Neuroscience 30:1061-1076; special issue on Laboratory in the Field: Advances in Cross-Linguistic Psycholinguistics.
  • 2015. Mandy Simons, David Beaver and Judith Tonhauser. “The best question: Explaining the projection behavior of factives”. Accepted for a special issue of Discourse Processes on Questions In Discourse.


Mike White

  • 2016. Ajda Gokcen, Evan Jaffe, Johnsey Erdmann, Michael White and Douglas Danforth. “A Corpus of Word-Aligned Asked and Anticipated Questions in a Virtual Patient Dialogue System.” Proceedings of LREC-16.
  • 2016. Manjuan Duan, Ethan Hill and Michael White. “Generating Disambiguating Paraphrases for Structurally Ambiguous Sentences.” In Proc. of the Tenth Linguistic Annotation Workshop at ACL 2016 (LAW-X).
  • 2016. Rajakrishnan Rajkumar, Marten van Schijndel, Michael White and William Schuler. “Investigating Locality Effects and Surprisal in Written English Syntactic Choice Phenomena.” Cognition 155:204–232.
  • 2016. David L. King and Michael White. “Enhancing PTB Universal Dependencies for Grammar-Based Surface Realization.” To appear in Proc. INLG-16.

Don Winford

  • 2015. Winford, Donald. “Creole Formation and Second Language Acquisition: A Language Processing Perspective.” In Piotr P. Chruszczewski, Richard L. Lanigan, and John R. Rickford (Eds.), Languages in Contact 2014, 295-322. Wroclaw, Poland: WYDAWNICTWO WYŻSZEJ SZKOŁY FILOLOGICZNEJ WE WROCŁAWIU.
  • 2015. Winford, Donald. “The origins of African American Vernacular English: Beginnings.” To appear in Sonja Lanehart, (ed.), Oxford Handbook of African American Language. Oxford: Oxford University Press.