Phonotactic grammar: theories and models
September 28th – 29th, 2012
Scuola Normale Superiore – Palazzone di Cortona, Arezzo (Italy)

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Friday, September 28th, 2012

9:15-9:30 Opening Remarks (Pier Marco Bertinetto, Bernard Laks)
9:30-10:10 The word in French: Its status, its function, its phonotactic properties (abstract)
Jacques Durand & Julien Eychenne
10:10-10:50 Syllable­ word ­interaction: Sonority as a foundation of (mor)phonotactics (abstract)
Hans Basbøll
10:50-11:20 Coffee Break
11:20-12:00 German morphonotactic clusters: native speaker processing and neural activation functions (abstract)
Basilio Calderone, Chiara Celata, Wolfgang U. Dressler, Katharina Korecky-Kröll & Irene Ricci
12:00-12:40 Using network science to examine the mental lexicon (abstract)
Michael Vitevitch
12:40-14:00 Buffet lunch at Palazzone
14:00-15:30 Poster Session
15:30-16:10 Restrictiveness of error-driven ranking algorithms (abstract)
Giorgio Magri
16:10-16:40 Coffee Break
16:40-17:20 Muta cum liquida en ancien français : une approche connexionniste (abstract)
Oreste Floquet
17:20-18:00 Natural phonological classes as phonotactic matrices (abstract)
Bernard Laks & Basilio Calderone
20:00- Dinner at Cortona

Saturday, September 29th, 2012

9:00-9:40 Morphological similarity metrics (abstract)
Nabil Hathout
9:40-10:20 Categorical and gradient aspects of wordlikeness judgements (abstract)
Kyle Gorman
10:20-10:50 Coffee Break
10:50-11:30 Morphonotactic and phonotactic processing in German-speaking adults (abstract)
Gary Libben, Eva Freiberger, Katharina Korecky-Kröll, Eva Reinisch & Wolfgang U. Dressler
11:30-12:10 Explaining phonotactics using NAD (abstract)
Katarzyna Dziubalska-Kołaczyk
12:10- Closure


- Beats-and-Binding phonology revisited (abstract)
Antonio Baroni
- The evolution of rhythm: plotting time onto space (from control to compensation across the Bolognese Appennine
Pier Marco Bertinetto, Chiara Bertini & Lorenzo Filipponio
- Visual fixation as a measure of rhythmic preference: infant eye-tracking (abstract)
Brigitta Keij
- Factoring syllabification into feature-based distributions describing phonotactic patterns (abstract)
Cesar Koirala
- A phonotactic grammar of Greek #Obstruent-Obstruent clusters (abstract)
Maria Mitsiaki, Anna Anastassiadis-Symeonidis, Despoina Papadopoulou & Anthi Revithiadou
- Metrical segmentation in a cross-linguistic perspective (abstract)
Sandrien van Ommen