A gradually developing lexicon leads to robust emergence of phonological features in a neural network. With Paul Boersma and Silke Hamann. 18th Old World Conference in Phonology (OCP), University of the Balearic Islands, Eivissa.
Phonemes and features may coexist in phonological representations in a neural network: the role of feature economy. With Paul Boersma and Silke Hamann. Workshop "Establishing phoneme inventories: argumentation and cross-linguistic comparability", University of Oslo.
Does size matter? Regularization in different inventory sizes: experimental and typological evidence. GLOW 42, workshop "Rules and Learning Strategies in the Acquisition of Signed and Spoken Phonologies", University of Oslo.
Regularity versus phonetics in sound systems: experimental and typological data. With Floor van de Leur. Workshop "Interaction and the evolution of linguistic complexity", University of Edinburgh.
Iterated distributional and lexicon-driven learning in a symmetric neural network explains the emergence of features and dispersion. With Paul Boersma and Silke Hamann. 19th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS), University of Melbourne.
Phonology and phonetics in FDG: interfaces, mismatches and the direction of processing. International Workshop on Functional Discourse Grammar: Interfaces in FDG, University of Oviedo.
Time flies like an arrow: how the passage of time shapes languages. Nerd Nite 38, CREA Amsterdam.
It's (not) the economy, stupid! Possible restrictions on regularization. 16th Conference on Laboratory Phonology (LabPhon), University of Lisbon.
Complexity and regularization of phonological patterns. ACLC lecture, University of Amsterdam.
The role of complexity in the learnability of phoneme inventories. LANGU-dag, University of Amsterdam.
Phonological conspiracies: independent causes of regularization in sound systems. Workshop on the Emergence of Universals, Ohio State University, Columbus.
The Russian adaptation of [y] as L1 bimodal perception. Phonetics and Phonology in Loanword Adaptation 2017, Phonology and Phonetics in Europe, University of Cologne.
Coronal underspecification as a possible result of transmission noise. With Silke Hamann. 25th Manchester Phonology Meeting (MFM), University of Manchester.
Regularization can be explained by transmission noise alone. 4th International Workshop on Sound Change, University of Edinburgh.
Coronal underspecification as a possible result of transmission noise. Cancelled due to illness. With Silke Hamann. 14th Old World Conference in Phonology (OCP), Heinrich-Heine-Universität, Düsseldorf.
Mind the gap: inductive biases in phonological feature learning. Evolang XI, The University of Southern Mississippi / Tulane University, New Orleans.
Prevoicing in Standard German plosives: implications for phonological representations? With Silke Hamann. 13th Old World Conference in Phonology (OCP), Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest.
The role of complexity in possible sound changes. 2nd Edinburgh Symposium on Historical Phonology, University of Edinburgh.
Filling in the blanks — acquisition meets typology. LEC Talk, research group Language Evolution and Computation, University of Edinburgh.
Phonological mind tricks: how acquisition affects typology. Phonetik/Phonologiekolloquium, Heinrich-Heine-Universität, Düsseldorf.
Inductive biases in plosive inventories: an experimental approach. GLOW 38, workshop "The Implications of Computation and Learnability for Phonological Theory", Université Paris Diderot.
Learning biases in phonological typology. Sound Change in Interacting Human Systems, University of California, Berkeley.
The learnability of phoneme inventories. LEC Talk, research group Language Evolution and Computation, University of Edinburgh.
Simulating the acquisition of Dutch word-initial consonant clusters with q-HG. With Tamás Biró. Computational Linguistics in the Netherlands 23, Twente University, Enschede.