ILST Seminar Series: Hong Zhang

November 1, 2019
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Hong Zhang Department of Linguistics University of Pennsylvania   Repetitive phenomena in fluent spontaneous speech: What can they tell us about speech production?   Disfluencies such as false starts, silent and filled pauses, and self repairs often provide valuable information about speech planning and are cited as evidence in support of architectures of production models. […]

Maya Bar-Hillel Federmann Center for the Study of Rationality The Hebrew University, Safra Campus   Towards a theory of default representations   Rosch (1975) studied the cognitive representations of semantic categories. A chair is a prototypical representative of “furniture.” A 4-legged wooden chair with a back rest but no hand rests is a prototypical representative […]