Publications

Publications & Presentations

2015. with Akshay Minocha, Arjit Srivastava, and Navjyoti Singh. Case Outcome Prediction using Legal Citation Network and Litigant Identification Features. 2015 Workshop on Automated Detection, Extraction and Analysis of Semantic Information in Legal Texts. 2015 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law (ICAIL), San Diego, USA, June 12.

2014. with Karan Singla, David Orrego Carmona, Michael Carl and Srinivas Bangalore. Predicting Post-Editor Profiles from the Translation Process. Workshop on Interactive and Adaptive Machine Translation. Association for Machine Translation in the Americas (AMTA 2014), Vancouver, BC, October 22.

2014. with Karan Singla and David Orrego Carmona. Predicting Translator Behaviour. Summer Project: Translation Data Analytics. Centre for Research and Innovation in Translation and Translation Technology, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 12.

2013. with Shunichi Ishihara and Chiharu Tsurutani. Perception modeling of native and foreign-accented Japanese speech based on prosodic features of pitch accent. Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics. The 21st International Congress on Acoustics, Montréal, QC, June 2-7.

2012. Assessment of L2 speech prosody: A production and perception study of native and foreign-accented Japanese. Japan Studies Seminar Series, School of Culture, History & Language, ANU College of Asia & the Pacific, Canberra, Australia, June 1.

2011. Assertion and perception of identity through use of “just” in online personal ads. Presented at the Georgetown University Roundtable on Language and Linguistics (GURT) 2011: Discourse 2.0, Language and New Media, Washington, DC, USA, March 11.

2010. with D. Gilmour and M. Louie. Evidentials and parasitic irony: Activating the illocution-proposition distinction. In T. Peterson and U. Sauerland (Eds.), Evidence from Evidentials. University of British Columbia Working Papers in Linguistics (UBCWPL), 28, pp. 75-88.

2010. Social identity in computer-mediated communication: Just and intensifier use in online personal ads. The 26th Northwest Linguistics Conference, Burnaby, Canada, May 8-9.

2010. Just and intensifier use in online personal ads. Proceedings of the 36th Northwest Linguistics Conference. Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada, May 8-9.

2009. with K. Hsu. A corpus-based Centering Theory approach to dative clitic doubling in Spanish telephone conversations. The Department of Linguistics Colloquium, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada, December 11.

2009. with P. Lanchantin. IrcamAlign (adaptation for English). Commercially-available automatic speech signal/phonological structure alignment software. http://anasynth.ircam.fr/home/english/software/ircamalign-en/

2009. Intrinsic F0 in Shona vowels: A descriptive study. In A. Ojo and L. Moshi (Eds.), Selected Proceedings of the 39th Annual Conference on African Linguistics: Linguistic Research and Languages in Africa. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project. pp. 145-155.

2009. Linguistic considerations for automatic speech recognition and unit selection synthesis. L’Institut de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique/Musique, Paris, France, July 16.

2009. with C. Nielsen. Phonetic effects on focus in Shona. The 3rd International Conference on Bantu Languages (BANTU 3), Tervuren, Belgium, March 25-27.

2008. A descriptive study of intrinsic F0 in Shona vowels. The 39th Annual Conference on African Linguistics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA, April 17-20.

2008. Invited talk on survey methods. ENGL 323A: Varieties of English – Dialectal Variation, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, February 14.

2008. A descriptive study of intrinsic F0 in Shona vowels. The Department of Linguistics Colloquium, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, January 24.

Technical Reports

2014. Predicting Post-Editor Behaviour. Report for Translation Data Analytics, Centre for Research and Innovation in Translation and Translation Technology, Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark.

2014. Classification of Expressive Speech Prosody and Text. Report for proof of concept and state of the art, Department of Linguistics, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC.

2014. Prosodic transfer of English L1 on Japanese L2 pitch accent. Report for second language acquisition study, School of Culture, History and Language, College of Asia and the Pacific, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

2011. The treatment of affective states in forensic voice comparison. Report for graduate applied phonetics course, Department of Linguistics, SFU.

2011. Design, development, and implementation of a text-count and example-of-use concordance program using NLTK. Report for graduate computational linguistics course, Department of Linguistics, SFU.

2009. A corpus-based, Centering Theory approach to dative clitic doubling in Spanish telephone conversations. Report for graduate research methods and experiment design course, Department of Linguistics, SFU.

2009. Defining expressivity: Surveying current detection methods from text. Report for graduate computational approaches to discourse analysis course, Department of Linguistics, SFU.