Data-Rich Approaches to English Morphology:

From corpora and experiments to theory and back

 

Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

July 4-6 2012

 

Program

 

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

 

9.20

Opening

 

 

9.30

Christina L. Gagnť & Thomas L. Spalding, University of Alberta

 

Conceptual productivity: The role of relational meaning construction in the comprehension of novel and established noun compounds

 

 

10.15

Melanie Bell & Sabine Arndt-Lappe, Anglia Ruskin University & Universitšt Siegen

 

English compound stress in an analogical model of word formation

 

 

11.00

Break

 

 

11.30

Tutorial

 

Adam Albright, MIT

 

The Minimal Generalization Learner

 

 

12.15

Lunch

 

 

14.00

Elizaveta Tarasova, Victoria University of Wellington

 

Position-bound and/or relation-bound? The productivity of nouns as constituents of compounds.

 

 

14.45

Victor Kuperman, McMaster University

 

Spelling of English noun-noun compounds and its implications for word production and recognition

 

 

15.30

Break

 

 

16.00

Emmanuel Keuleers, Ghent University

 

From data-driven linguists to data-driven models: Some issues in building computational models of inflectional morphology

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday, July 5, 2012

 

 

9.30

Natalia Beliaeva, Victoria University of Wellington

 

The power of slanguage:Conceptual integration on the word formation level

 

 

10.15

Sabine Arndt-Lappe & Ingo Plag, Universitšt Siegen

 

Phonological variability in English blends

 

 

11.00

Break

 

 

11.30

Tutorial

 

Emmanuel Keuleers, Ghent University

 

Memory-based Learning

 

 

 

free afternoon (Excursion)

Friday, July 6, 2012

 

 

9.30

Rochelle Lieber, University of New Hampshire

 

The case of the missing nominalization: an exploration of how far data-rich approaches can take us

 

 

10.15

Laurie Bauer, Victoria University of Wellington

 

Grammaticality, acceptability and the notion of possible word

 

 

11.00

Break

 

 

11.30

Tutorial

 

Victor Kuperman, McMaster University

 

Eye-tracking in morphological research

 

 

14.00

Adam Albright, MIT

 

Measuring the unobservable: quantifying paradigm gaps and morphological retreat

 

 

14.45

Akiko Nagano, University of Tsukuba

 

Doing morphology with the OED: A data-rich approach to English affixation.

 

 

15.30

Break

 

 

16.00

Jen Hay, University of Canterbury

 

Spoken Morphology: Investigating the implementation of plural /s/ in a large corpus of historical New Zealand English