Institute of Cultural & Linguistic Studies

Research Output 2008 2019

2019

Accounting for the stochastic nature of sound symbolism using Maximum Entropy model

Kawahara, S., Katsuda, H. & Kumagai, G., 2019 Jan 1, In : Open Linguistics. 5, 1, p. 109-120 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
symbolism
entropy
phonology
grammar
Maximum Entropy
6 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of Surprisal and Entropy on Vowel Duration in Japanese

Shaw, J. A. & Kawahara, S., 2019 Mar 1, In : Language and Speech. 62, 1, p. 80-114 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Entropy
entropy
Linguistics
Language
Research

Qualities and translations

Tancredi, C. D. & Sharvit, Y., 2019 Jan 1, In : Linguistics and Philosophy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

interpretation
language
Language
2018

Articulation strategies for English liquids used by Japanese speakers

Moore, J., Shaw, J., Kawahara, S. & Arai, T., 2018 Jan 1, In : Acoustical Science and Technology. 39, 2, p. 75-83 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

liquids
tongue
acoustics
acquisition
electromagnetism
1 Citation (Scopus)

Assessing surface phonological specification through simulation and classification of phonetic trajectories

Shaw, J. A. & Kawahara, S., 2018 Aug 1, In : Phonology. 35, 3, p. 481-522 42 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

phonetics
simulation
phonology
recording
present
1 Citation (Scopus)

Opaque allomorph selection in Japanese and harmonic serialism: A reply to kurisu 2012

Hall, E., Jurgec, P. & Kawahara, S., 2018 Jul 1, In : Linguistic Inquiry. 49, 3, p. 599-610 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Opaque
Harmonics
Serialism
6 Citations (Scopus)

Predictability and phonology: Past, present and future

Shaw, J. & Kawahara, S., 2018 Jan 1, (Accepted/In press) In : Linguistics Vanguard.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

phonology
present
language
Predictability
Phonology
5 Citations (Scopus)

Sound symbolic patterns in Pokémon names

Kawahara, S., Noto, A. & Kumagai, G., 2018 Jul 1, In : Phonetica. 75, 3, p. 219-244 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

symbolism
vowels
acoustics
naming
evidence
6 Citations (Scopus)

The lingual articulation of devoiced /u/ in Tokyo Japanese

Shaw, J. A. & Kawahara, S., 2018 Jan 1, In : Journal of Phonetics. 66, p. 100-119 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tokyo
Tongue
Gestures
present
Electromagnetic Phenomena
3 Citations (Scopus)

Truncation in message-oriented phonology: A case study using Korean vocative truncation

Kawahara, S. & Lee, S. J., 2018 Jan 1, In : Linguistics Vanguard. 4, s2, 20170016.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

phonology
phonetics
Korean Studies
Phonology
Vocative
2017
1 Citation (Scopus)
vowels
tendencies
Onset
Consonant
Bootstrap

Interaction of jaw displacement and F0 peak in syllables produced with contrastive emphasis

Erickson, D., Honda, K. & Kawahara, S., 2017, In : Acoustical Science and Technology. 38, 3, p. 137-146 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

syllables
interactions
larynx
microbeams
stimuli
3 Citations (Scopus)

The phonetics of jaw displacement in Japanese vowels

Kawahara, S., Erickson, D. & Suemitsu, A., 2017, In : Acoustical Science and Technology. 38, 2, p. 99-107 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

phonetics
vowels
acoustics
2016
3 Citations (Scopus)

Articulation, acoustics and perception of Mandarin Chinese emotional speech

Erickson, D., Zhu, C., Kawahara, S. & Suemitsu, A., 2016 Jan 1, In : Open Linguistics. 2, 1, p. 620-635 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

acoustics
listener
emotion
recording
Acoustics
4 Citations (Scopus)

Articulatory correlates of metrical structure: Studying jaw displacement patterns

Erickson, D. & Kawahara, S., 2016 Dec 1, In : Linguistics Vanguard. 2, 1, 20150025.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

acoustics
phonetics
Metrical Structure
Manifestation
Acoustics
7 Citations (Scopus)

Japanese has syllables: A reply to Labrune

Kawahara, S., 2016 May 1, In : Phonology. 33, 1, p. 169-194 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

psycholinguistics
phonetics
evidence
1 Citation (Scopus)

MyVoice: Rescuing voices of ALS patients

Kawahara, S., Homma, M., Yoshimura, T. & Arai, T., 2016, In : Acoustical Science and Technology. 37, 5, p. 202-210 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

6 Citations (Scopus)

Phase cancellation by external pair-merge of heads

Epstein, S. D., Kitahara, H. & Seely, D., 2016 Feb 1, In : Linguistic Review. 33, 1, p. 87-102 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

syntax
Noam Chomsky
Syntax
Syntactic Theory
Formation Rules
4 Citations (Scopus)

Takete and Maluma in action: A cross-modal relationship between gestures and sounds

Shinohara, K., Yamauchi, N., Kawahara, S. & Tanaka, H., 2016 Sep 1, In : PLoS One. 11, 9, e0163525.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gestures
Acoustic waves
Sports
sports
Observation
2015
3 Citations (Scopus)

Can we use rendaku for phonological argumentation?

Kawahara, S., 2015 Dec 1, In : Linguistics Vanguard. 1, 1, p. 3-14 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

argumentation
phonology
history
evidence
Rendaku

Comparing a forced-choice wug test and a naturalness rating test: An exploration using rendaku

Kawahara, S., 2015 Mar 1, In : Language Sciences. 48, p. 42-47 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rating
experiment
Law
linguistics
examination

Derivation(s)

Epstein, S. D., Kitahara, H. & Seely, T. D., 2015 Apr 17, Explorations in Maximizing Syntactic Minimization. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 1-23 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Economy of derivation and representation

Epstein, S. D., Kitahara, H., Obata, M. & Seely, T. D., 2015 Apr 17, Explorations in Maximizing Syntactic Minimization. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 24-52 29 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

economy
Economy
1 Citation (Scopus)

Explorations in maximizing syntactic minimization

Epstein, S. D., Kitahara, H. & Seely, T. D., 2015 Apr 17, Taylor and Francis Inc. 242 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

syntax
commitment
linguistics
interpretation
resources

Exploring phase-based implications regarding clausal architecture. A case study: Why structural case cannot precede theta

Epstein, S. D., Kitahara, H. & Seely, T. D., 2015 Apr 17, Explorations in Maximizing Syntactic Minimization. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 53-70 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

External merge of internal argument DP to VP and its theoretical implications

Kitahara, H., 2015 Apr 17, Explorations in Maximizing Syntactic Minimization. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 195-200 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Focus and givenness across the grammar

Tancredi, C. D., 2015, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Springer Verlag, Vol. 9067. p. 200-222 23 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 9067).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Syntactics
Grammar
Semantics
Flip
Assignment
2 Citations (Scopus)

Geminate devoicing in japanese loanwords: Theoretical and experimental investigations

Kawahara, S., 2015 Apr 1, In : Linguistics and Language Compass. 9, 4, p. 168-182 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

psycholinguistics
phonology
phonetics
linguistics
literature
3 Citations (Scopus)

Introduction: Explorations in maximizing syntactic minimization

Epstein, S. D., Kitahara, H. & Seely, T. D., 2015 Apr 17, In : Unknown Journal. p. xiii-xx

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Syntax
2 Citations (Scopus)

Japanese /r/ is not feature-less: A rejoinder to Labrune (2014)

Kawahara, S., 2015 Jan 1, In : Open Linguistics. 1, 1, p. 432-443 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Emptiness

Labeling by minimal search: Implications for successive-cyclic a-movement and the conception of the postulate "phase"

Epstein, S. D., Kitahara, H. & Seely, T. D., 2015 Apr 17, Explorations in Maximizing Syntactic Minimization. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 201-221 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Conception
Labeling
2 Citations (Scopus)

Nasal place assimilation and the perceptibility of place contrasts

Kawahara, S. & Garvey, K., 2015 Jan 1, In : Open Linguistics. 1, 1, p. 17-36 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

assimilation
asymmetry
experiment
psycholinguistics
phonetics
1 Citation (Scopus)

Simplest merge generates set intersection: Implications for complementizer-trace explanation

Epstein, S. D., Kitahara, H. & Seely, T. D., 2015 Apr 17, Explorations in Maximizing Syntactic Minimization. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 175-194 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Complementizer

Structure building that can't be!

Epstein, S. D., Kitahara, H. & Seely, T. D., 2015 Apr 17, Explorations in Maximizing Syntactic Minimization. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 155-174 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)

Uninterpretable features: What are they and what do they do?

Epstein, S. D., Kitahara, H. & Seely, T. D., 2015 Apr 17, Explorations in Maximizing Syntactic Minimization. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 98-115 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)

What do we wonder is not syntactic?

Epstein, S. D., Kitahara, H. & Seely, T. D., 2015 Apr 17, Explorations in Maximizing Syntactic Minimization. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 222-239 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Syntax
2014

Calculating articulatory syllable duration and prosodic boundaries

Erickson, D., Kawahara, S., Moore, J., Menezes, C., Suemitsu, A., Kim, J. & Shibuya, Y., 2014 Jan 1, p. 102-105. 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Speech analysis
10 Citations (Scopus)

Context effects as auditory contrast

Kingston, J., Kawahara, S., Chambless, D., Key, M., Mash, D. & Watsky, S., 2014, In : Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics. 76, 5, p. 1437-1464 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Argas
Gestures
Phonetics
listener
experiment
4 Citations (Scopus)

Identity Avoidance and Lyman's Law

Kawahara, S. & Sano, S., 2014, In : Lingua. 150, p. 71-77 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Law
linguistics
experiment
phonology
grammar
14 Citations (Scopus)

Labeling by Minimal Search: Implications for Successive- Cyclic A-Movement and the Conception of the Postulate "Phase"

Epstein, S. D., Kitahara, H. & Daniel Seely, T., 2014, In : Linguistic Inquiry. 45, 3, p. 463-481 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

appeal
evidence
Labeling
Conception
Noam Chomsky
3 Citations (Scopus)

Metrical structure and jaw displacement: An exploration

Erickson, D., Kawahara, S., Williams, J. C., Moore, J., Suemitsu, A. & Shibuya, Y., 2014, Proceedings of the International Conference on Speech Prosody. International Speech Communications Association, p. 300-304 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

organization
experiment
acoustics
Mandible
Metrical Structure
6 Citations (Scopus)

Production and perception of listener-oriented clear speech in child language

Syrett, K. & Kawahara, S., 2014 Nov 20, In : Journal of Child Language. 41, 6, p. 1373-1389 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Child Language
listener
language
Acoustics
acoustics
3 Citations (Scopus)

The prosody of enhanced bias in Mandarin and Japanese negative questions

Hara, Y., Kawahara, S. & Feng, Y., 2014, In : Lingua. 150, p. 92-116 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

semantics
trend
phonetics
rating
Prosody
6 Citations (Scopus)

The 'whistled' fricative in xitsonga: Its articulation and acoustics

Lee-Kim, S. I., Kawahara, S. & Lee, S. J., 2014, In : Phonetica. 71, 1, p. 50-81 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acoustics
acoustics
Lip
Tongue
Language
2013
3 Citations (Scopus)

A corpus-based study of geminate devoicing in Japanese: Linguistic factors

Kawahara, S. & Sano, S., 2013 Nov, In : Language Sciences. 40, p. 300-307 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

linguistics
phonology
phonetics
Devoicing
Corpus-based Study
4 Citations (Scopus)

Emphatic gemination in Japanese mimetic words: A wug-test with auditory stimuli

Kawahara, S., 2013 Nov, In : Language Sciences. 40, p. 24-35 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

stimulus
experiment
language
Geminate
Emphatics
5 Citations (Scopus)

Testing Japanese loanword devoicing: Addressing task effects

Kawahara, S., 2013 Nov, In : Linguistics. 51, 6, p. 1271-1299 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

stimulus
intuition
experiment
rating
phonology
2012
24 Citations (Scopus)

Structure Building That Can't Be

Epstein, S. D., Kitahara, H. & Seely, T. D., 2012 Sep 20, Ways of Structure Building. Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Adherence
Deduction
Noam Chomsky
Trigger
2011
2 Citations (Scopus)

Derivation(S)

Epstein, S. D., Kitahara, H. & Seely, T. D., 2011 Mar 3, The Oxford Handbook of Linguistic Minimalism. Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

merger
efficiency
language
Syntax
Computational