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Liaison acquisition, word segmentation and construction in French: a usage-based account
ABSTRACT In the linguistics field, liaison in French is interpreted as an indicator of interactions between the various levels of language organization. The current study examines the same issueExpand
Socioeconomic Dependencies of Linguistic Patterns in Twitter: a Multivariate Analysis
We show how key linguistic variables measured in individual Twitter streams depend on factors like socioeconomic status, location, time, and the social network of individuals. Expand
Liaison acquisition: debates, critical issues, future research
Abstract Liaison is a sandhi phenomenon in French. Over the last four decades, it has given rise to many different models illustrating the whole range of phonological theories. More recently, newExpand
Sex Differences in Language Across Early Childhood: Family Socioeconomic Status does not Impact Boys and Girls Equally
Child sex and family socioeconomic status (SES) have been repeatedly identified as a source of inter-individual variation in language development; yet their interactions have rarely been explored.Expand
Models of Visually Grounded Speech Signal Pay Attention to Nouns: A Bilingual Experiment on English and Japanese
We investigate the behaviour of attention in neural models of visually grounded speech trained on two languages. Expand
The acquisition of sociolinguistic variation: Looking back and thinking ahead
Abstract Although developmental sociolinguistics is a relatively under-researched field, several studies have described children's use of sociolinguistic variables and some have suggested theoreticalExpand
Developmental data on a French sociolinguistic variable: Post-consonantal word-final /R/
To begin, we review three theoretical problem areas in the field of research into phonological variation in children. Next, we present the results of a cross-sectional study of two groups ofExpand
Word Recognition, Competition, and Activation in a Model of Visually Grounded Speech
We show that a recurrent model trained on spoken sentences implicitly segments its input into word-like units and reliably maps them to their correct visual referents. Expand
Uses and perceptions of Machine Translation at the European Commission
Current research on translation technology seeks to integrate physical, cognitive and organisational ergonomics, and uses insights from the situated cognition paradigm to bring together social andExpand