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  • Informativity in image captions vs. referring expressions 

    Coppock, Elizabeth; Dionne, Danielle; Graham, Nathanial; Ganem, Elias; Zhao, Shijie; Lin, Shawn; Liu, Wenxing; Wijaya, Derry (ACL, 2020-10-11)
    At the intersection between computer vision and natural language processing, there has been recent progress on two natural language generation tasks: Dense Image Captioning and Referring Expression Generation for objects ...
  • Universals in superlative semantics 

    Coppock, Elizabeth; Bogal-Allbritten, Elizabeth; Nouri-Hosseini, Golsa (Project Muse, 2020)
  • Two places for causees in productive isiXhosa morphological causatives 

    Myler, Neil; Mali, Zoliswa (Wiley, 2021-03)
    Productive morphological causatives in isiXhosa exhibit a case alternation regarding the causee, which can be unmarked or instrumental. Much recent literature on similar alternations in causative constructions in other ...
  • Two places for causees in productive isiXhosa morphological causatives 

    Myler, Neil (2019-10-22)
    Gave a guest lecture on my joint work with Zoliswa Mali on isiXhosa causatives.
  • Outlook-based semantics 

    Coppock, Elizabeth (Springer-Verlag, 2017-12-20)
    This paper presents and advocates an approach to the semantics of opinion statements, including matters of personal taste and moral claims. In this framework, 'outlook-based semantics', the circumstances of evaluation are ...
  • Superlative modifiers as modified superlatives 

    Coppock, Elizabeth
    The superlative modifiers at least and at most are quite famous, but their cousins at best, at the latest, at the highest, etc., are less well-known. This paper is devoted to the entire family. New data is presented ...
  • Proportional implies relative: a typological universal 

    Coppock, Elizabeth; Bogal-Allbritten, Elizabeth; Nouri-Hosseini, Golsa; Stiefeling, Saskia (2017-06-13)
    We give evidence from a geographically, genetically, and typologically diverse set of languages (drawn from 26 different language families and every continent) for the following typological universal: Regardless of the ...
  • It's not what you expected! The surprising nature of cleft alternatives in French and English 

    Destruel, Emilie; Coppock, Elizabeth; Beaver, David (2019-06-18)
    While much prior literature on the meaning of clefts—such as the English form “it is X who Z-ed”—concentrates on the nature and status of the exhaustivity inference (“nobody/nothing other than X Z”), we report on experiments ...
  • Accounting for multicompetence and restructuring in the study of speech 

    Chang, Charles B. (Acoustical Society of America, 2015-04-27)
    Phonetic studies meant to generalize to monolingual speakers of a target language have often examined individuals with considerable experience using another language, such as the immigrant native speaker. This paper presents, ...
  • Perception of nonnative tonal contrasts by Mandarin-English and English-Mandarin sequential bilinguals 

    Chan, I. Lei; Chang, Charles (Acoustical Society of America, 2019-08-07)
    This study examined the role of acquisition order and crosslinguistic similarity in influencing transfer at the initial stage of perceptually acquiring a tonal third language (L3). Perception of tones in Yoruba and Thai ...

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