Bob Frank, with Don Mathis and Bill Badecker, has published a paper entitled The Acquisition of Anaphora by Simple Recurrent Networks in the journal Language Acquisition.
News about faculty and students’ publications.
Claire Bowern’s grammar of Bardi will be awarded an honorable mention by the Association for Linguistic Typology.
A paper by Gaja Jarosz, Learning with hidden structure in Optimality Theory and Harmonic Grammar: beyond Robust Interpretive Parsing, appears in the current issue of Phonology.
A paper by Jim Wood, with co-author Einar Freyr Sigurðsson, Case alternations in Icelandic ‘get’-passives, appears in the most recent issue of the Nordic Journal of Linguistics.
A paper co-authored by Raffaella Zanuttini (with Cecilia Poletto), Emphasis as reduplication: Evidence from sì che/no che sentences appears in the current issue of Lingua.
Claire Bowern and Jason Zentz have published their paper Diversity in the Numeral Systems of Australian Languages in the current issue of Anthropological Linguistics.
An article by Larry Horn appears in the second volume of The Best of Language Volume 2: 1956-1985.
Dr. Claire Bowern, along with colleagues Joyce McDonough and Katherine Kelliher have recently published a paper in the Journal of the International Phonetic Association.
Gaja Jarosz, along with co-author (and former Yale Cognitive Science student) J. Alex Johnson has recently published a paper in the journal Language Learning and Development.
The most recent issue of Natural Language and Linguistic Theory contains a paper by Raffaella Zanuttini. With co-authors Miok Pak and Paul Portner, Dr. Zanuttini’s paper investigates the interpretive restrictions on the subjects of imperative, promissive, and exhortative sentences—what they call the “jussive” clause types.
Two of Yale’s linguists have papers in the most recent issue of Language, the Journal of the Linguistic Society of America. Claire Bowern’s work (with co-author Quentin Atkinson) uses Bayesian inference to propose divisions within the Pama-Nyungan language family of Australia, while Dennis Ryan Storoshenko (with co-author Chung-hye Han) argues for a novel account of the Korean anaphor caki, which has a 30-year history of conflicting analyses in the literature.