<< Week of February 02 >>

Friday, February 7, 2020

BLS Workshop - Phonological Representations: At the crossroad between gradience and categoricity

Conference/Symposium | February 7 – 8, 2020 every day | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 Department of Linguistics

Describing the sounds of language has always been a central concern of both linguistic phonetics and theoretical phonology. The central tension between informational abstraction and phonetic concreteness is resolved in ways that differ based partly on one’s theoretical aims. In some cases phonologists use continuously valued representations to derive categorical effects, while in other cases...   More >

Saturday, February 8, 2020

BLS Workshop - Phonological Representations: At the crossroad between gradience and categoricity

Conference/Symposium | February 7 – 8, 2020 every day | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 Department of Linguistics

Describing the sounds of language has always been a central concern of both linguistic phonetics and theoretical phonology. The central tension between informational abstraction and phonetic concreteness is resolved in ways that differ based partly on one’s theoretical aims. In some cases phonologists use continuously valued representations to derive categorical effects, while in other cases...   More >