Centre for Language Sciences (CLaS)

Research Output 1979 2019

"You're telling me!" the prevalence and predictors of pronoun reversals in children with autism spectrum disorders and typical development

Naigles, L. R., Cheng, M., Xu Rattanasone, N., Tek, S., Khetrapal, N., Fein, D. & Demuth, K., 1 Jul 2016, In : Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders. 27, p. 11-20 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Linguistics
Language
Child Language
Vocabulary
Autism Spectrum Disorder

Working with events and states in PENG light

Schwitter, R., 2012, Controlled Natural Language - Second International Workshop, CNL 2010, Revised Papers. Rosner, M. & Fuchs, N. E. (eds.). Marettimo Island, Italy: Springer, Springer Nature, Vol. 7175 LNAI. p. 154-174 21 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 7175 LNAI).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Event Calculus
Natural Language
Formal languages
Reasoning
Automated Reasoning

Working for two: A bidirectional grammar for a controlled natural language

Schwitter, R., 2008, AI 2008: Advances in Artificial Intelligence - 21st Australasian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Proceedings. Wobcke, W. & Zhang, M. (eds.). Berlin: Springer, Springer Nature, Vol. 5360 LNAI. p. 168-179 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 5360 LNAI).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Grammar
Natural Language
Notation
Query
First-order Logic

Word regularity affects orthographic learning

Wang, H. C., Castles, A. & Nickels, L., May 2012, In : Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. 65, 5, p. 856-864 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Learning
Teaching

Word attribute effects on and error analysis of spelling of Kanji words in normal Japanese adults

Akashi, N., Sambai, A., Uno, A., Kawahara, J. & Coltheart, M., 2014, In : Japan Journal of Logopedics and Phoniatrics. 55, 2, p. 162-166 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Wide band pneumatic sound system for MEG

Raicevich, G., Burwood, E., Dillon, H., Johnson, B. & Crain, S., 2010, 20th International Congress on Acoustics 2010, ICA 2010 - Incorporating Proceedings of the 2010 Annual Conference of the Australian Acoustical Society. Sydney: International Congress on Acoustics (ICA), Vol. 2. p. 1018-1022 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

pneumatics
brain
broadband
acoustics
tubes

Why continuity

Thornton, R., Feb 2008, In : Natural Language and Linguistic Theory. 26, 1, p. 107-146 40 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

continuity
syntax
language
asymmetry
Continuity

Which genes allow us to read and why?

Bates, T., Castles, A., Luciano, M. & Coltheart, M., 2005, In : Australian Journal of Psychology. 57, S1, p. 44-44 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstractResearch

When 'slime' becomes 'smile': Developmental letter position dyslexia in English

Kohnen, S., Nickels, L., Castles, A., Friedmann, N. & McArthur, G., Dec 2012, In : Neuropsychologia. 50, 6, p. 3681-3692 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Dyslexia
Reading
Parents
Letters
Research

When Negation and Epistemic Modality Combine: The Role of Information Strength in Child Language

Moscati, V. & Crain, S., 2014, In : Language Learning and Development. 10, 4, p. 345-380 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

language
semantics
experiment
Negation
Epistemic Modality

What’s parsing got to do with it?

Crain, S., 1 Jan 2013, In : Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism. 3, 3, p. 301-307 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

What's happening when nothing's happening? Combining eyetracking and keylogging to explore cognitive processing during pauses in translation production

Kruger, H., 1 Jun 2016, In : Across Languages and Cultures. 17, 1, p. 25-52 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

reading behavior
asymmetry
interaction
language
student

What constitutes “good pronunciation” from L2 Japanese learners’ and native speakers’ perspectives? A perception study

Ishihara, S., Tsurutani, C. & Tsukada, K., 1 Dec 2011, In : Electronic Journal of Foreign Language Teaching. 8, p. 277-290 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

language
listener
recording
stimulus
Group

Weighting of coda voicing cues: glottalisation and vowel duration

Penney, J., Cox, F. & Szakay, A., 2018, INTERSPEECH 2018: proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association. Baixas, France: International Speech Communication Association (ISCA), p. 1422-1426 5 p. 1677. (Interspeech).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Cues
Research

We could have loved and lost, or we never could have love at all: Syntactic misanalysis in L2 sentence processing

Conroy, M. A. & Cupples, L., Dec 2010, In : Studies in Second Language Acquisition. 32, 4, p. 523-552 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
love
factory
information processing
Sentence Processing
Syntax

Vowel transcription systems: an Australian perspective

Cox, F., 2008, In : International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology. 10, 5, p. 327-333 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Language
Speech-Language Pathology
Phonetics
Population Characteristics
Decision Making

Vowel length categorization in Arabic and Japanese: comparison of native and non-native Japanese perception

Tsukada, K., 1 Dec 2013, In : Speech, Language and Hearing. 16, 4, p. 187-196 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

listener
Language
Confusion
Learning
statistical significance

Vowel hyperarticulation in parrot-, dog- and infant-directed speech

Xu, N., Burnham, D., Kitamura, C. & Vollmer-Conna, U., Sep 2013, In : Anthrozoos. 26, 3, p. 373-380 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Parrots
parrots
infant
Dogs
dogs

Visual processing of social context during mental state perception in schizophrenia

Green, M. J., Waldron, J. H., Simpson, I. & Coltheart, M., Jan 2008, In : Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience. 33, 1, p. 34-42 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Schizophrenia
Facial Expression
Aptitude
Saccades
Mentally Ill Persons

Visual memories

Coltheart, M. & Coltheart, V., 1 Jan 2010, Tutorials in Visual Cognition. Coltheart, V. (ed.). New York: Psychology Press, p. 349-365 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Verb phrase ellipsis in children's answers to questions

Thornton, R., Jan 2010, In : Language Learning and Development. 6, 1, p. 1-31 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

speaking
Verb Phrase Ellipsis
linguistics
learning
Yes/no Questions

Variation in acquisition: An optimal approach

Demuth, K., 1997, Optimality Viewpoints. Davis, S. (ed.). Bloomington: Indiana University Linguistics Club, p. 77-88 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Validity of real-time measures of stuttering frequency

O'Brian, S., Jones, M., Lincoln, M., Harrison, E., Packman, A., Menzies, R. & Onslow, M., 1 Jun 2013, In : Speech, Language and Hearing. 16, 2, p. 107-116 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Stuttering
Language
language
Reproducibility of Results
Consensus

Validating measurements of cognitive load during video processing by L2 students

Kruger, J., Doherty, S. & Castro-Meneses, L., 2016, p. 86. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearch

Using universal linguistic knowledge to guide grammar induction

Naseem, T., Chen, H., Barzilay, R. & Johnson, M., 2010, EMNLP 2010 - Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, Proceedings of the Conference. Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 1234-1244 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Syntactics
Linguistics

Using hypnosis to disrupt face processing: mirrored-self misidentification delusion and different visual media

Connors, M. H., Barnier, A. J., Coltheart, M., Langdon, R., Cox, R. E., Rivolta, D. & Halligan, P. W., 18 Jun 2014, In : Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 8, p. 1-12 12 p., 361.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Delusions
Hypnosis
Suggestion
Aptitude
Hypnotics and Sedatives

Using functional neuroimaging to test theories of cognition: A selective survey of studies from 2007 to 2011 as a contribution to the Decade of the Mind Initiative

Tressoldi, P. E., Sella, F., Coltheart, M. & Umiltà, C., Oct 2012, In : Cortex. 48, 9, p. 1247-1250 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/opinionResearch

Using event-related potentials to measure phrase boundary perception in English

Peter, V., McArthur, G. & Crain, S., 26 Nov 2014, In : BMC Neuroscience. 15, p. 1-11 11 p., 129.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Evoked Potentials
Acoustics
Cues
Speech Perception
Scalp

Usage guides and Australian English: prescription and description

Peters, P., 2012, Codification, canons and curricula: description and prescription in language and literature. Anne Schröder (ed.). Bielefeld: Aisthesis Verlag, p. 247-264 18 p. (Bielefelder Schriften zu Linguistik und Literaturwissenschaft; vol. 26).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Updating the ICE annotation system: Tagging, parsing and validation

Wong, D., Cassidy, S. & Peters, P., Nov 2011, In : Corpora. 6, 2, p. 115-144 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Parsing
International Corpus of English
Annotation
Tagging
conversation

Unsupervised word segmentation in context

Synnaeve, G., Dautriche, I., Borschinger, B., Johnson, M. & Dupoux, E., 2014, COLING 2014 - 25th International Conference on Computational Linguistics, Proceedings of COLING 2014: Technical Papers. Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics, ACL Anthology, p. 2326-2334 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
grammar
segmentation
Word Segmentation
performance
time

Unsupervised phonemic Chinese word segmentation using adaptor grammars

Johnson, M. & Demuth, K., 2010, Coling 2010 - 23rd International Conference on Computational Linguistics, Proceedings of the Conference. Huang, C-R. & Jurafsky, D. (eds.). China: Press of Tsinghua University, Vol. 2. p. 528-536 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

grammar
information capture
regularity
Linguistics
segmentation

Unification in child language

Crain, S. & Thornton, R., 1 Jan 2013, From Grammar to Meaning: The Spontaneous Logicality of Language. Caponigro, I. & Cecchetto, C. (eds.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 235-265 31 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

language acquisition
interpretation
language
nature-nurture
semantics

Understanding the contributions of prosodic phonology to morphological development: Implications for children with Specific Language Impairment

Demuth, K. & Tomas, E., 1 Jun 2016, In : First Language. 36, 3, p. 265-278 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

phonology
language
syntax
Specific Language Impairment
Morphological Development

Understanding and living with primary progressive aphasia: Current progress and challenges for the future

Nickels, L. & Croot, K., 2014, In : Aphasiology. 28, 8-9, p. 885-899 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Primary Progressive Aphasia
speech disorder
Language Disorders
Literature
Disease

Two platforms for research in human communication science: the AusTalk corpus and the Alveo Virtual Laboratory

Burnham, D., Estival, D., Cassidy, S., Sefton, P. & Verspoor, K., 27 Feb 2014, Oriental COCOSDA 2014 - 17th Conference of the Oriental Chapter of the International Coordinating Committee on Speech Databases and Speech I/O Systems and Assessment / CASLRE (Conference on Asian Spoken Language Research and Evaluation). Thailand: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 1-6 6 p. 7051412

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

communication sciences
Communication
workflow
housing
Engines

Two different sets of genes for reading (and spelling)

Castles, A., Bates, T., Luciano, M., Martin, NG. & Coltheart, M., 2005, In : Australian Journal of Psychology. 57, S1, p. 47-47 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstractResearch

TwitterNews+: A framework for real time event detection from the twitter data stream

Hasan, M., Orgun, M. A. & Schwitter, R., 2016, Social Informatics - 8th International Conference, SocInfo 2016, Proceedings. Spiro, E. & Ahn, Y-Y. (eds.). Cham: Springer, Springer Nature, Vol. 10046 LNCS. p. 224-239 16 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 10046 LNCS).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Event Detection
Data Streams
Computational Cost
Costs
Baseline

Turn management and backchannels

Peters, P. & Wong, D., 2015, Corpus pragmatics: A handbook. Aijmer, K. & Rühlemann, C. (eds.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 408-429 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

listener
conversation analysis
management
conversation
dialogue

Tried, tested and trusted? Language assessment for rehabilitation

Nickels, L., 22 Mar 2005, The Effectiveness of Rehabilitation for Cognitive Deficits. Halligan, P. W. & Wade, D. T. (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 169-184 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Language
Rehabilitation
Reproducibility of Results

Tree edit distance as a baseline approach for paraphrase representation

Vila, M. & Dras, M., Mar 2012, In : Procesamiento de Lenguaje Natural. 48, p. 89-95 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Syntactics
Processing
Experiments
reorganization
experiment
Agraphia
Teaching
Therapeutics
present

Training of familiar face recognition and visual scan paths for faces in a child with congenital prosopagnosia

Schmalzl, L., Palermo, R., Green, M., Brunsdon, R. & Coltheart, M., 2008, In : Cognitive Neuropsychology. 25, 5, p. 704-729 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Eye Movements
Hereditary Prosopagnosia
Facial Recognition
Face Recognition
Nose

Tracking orthographic learning in children with different profiles of reading difficulty

Wang, H. C., Marinus, E., Nickels, L. & Castles, A., 4 Jul 2014, In : Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 8, p. 1-14 14 p., 468.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Reading
Learning
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)

Towards Processable Afrikaans

Pretorius, L. & Schwitter, R., 2009, In : CEUR Workshop Proceedings. 448, p. 1-5 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Towards information retrieval evaluation with reduced and only positive judgements

Mollá, D., Martinez, D. & Amini, I., 2013, Proceedings of the 18th Australasian Document Computing Symposium, ADCS 2013. Sitbon, L. (ed.). New York: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), p. 109-112 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Information retrieval

Towards automatic grading of evidence

Sarker, A., Mollá-Aliod, D. & Paris, C., 2010, In : CEUR Workshop Proceedings. 744, p. 51-58 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference paperResearchpeer-review

Learning algorithms
Medicine
Learning systems

Towards an OWL 2 profile for defining learning ontologies

Heiyanthuduwage, S. R., Schwitter, R. & Orgun, M. A., 17 Sep 2014, Proceedings - IEEE 14th International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, ICALT 2014. Sampson, D. G., Spector, M. J., Nian-Shing, C., Huang, R. & K. (eds.). Piscataway, NJ: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 553-555 3 p. 6901538

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ontology
Ontology
learning
Education
education

Topic segmentation with a structured topic model

Du, L., Buntine, W. & Johnson, M., 2013, NAACL HLT 2013: 2013 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies, Proceedings of the Main Conference. Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 190-200 11 p.

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Sampling
Segmentation
segmentation
performance
Split

Topic segmentation with an ordering-based topic model

Du, L., Pate, J. K. & Johnson, M., 1 Jun 2015, Proceedings of the 29th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, AAAI 2015 and the 27th Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence Conference, IAAI 2015. Palo Alto, CA: Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 3. p. 2232-2238 7 p.

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Sampling