LINGUIST List 10.1363

Thu Sep 16 1999

Confs: USC Speech Production

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  1. Maryellen MacDonald, USC Speech Production Conference

Message 1: USC Speech Production Conference

Date: Wed, 15 Sep 1999 14:39:43 -0700
From: Maryellen MacDonald <>
Subject: USC Speech Production Conference

The USC Speech Production Conference will be held November 18, 1999,
at the University of Southern California. The schedule of talks is
below. Information about the poster session, preregistration
information, and directions to the conference are contained on the
conference webpage,

We have kept registration costs low and made it very easy to
preregister (you just fill out information on a web page, then pay the
discounted preregistration fee at the conference). Please preregister
if you plan to attend the conference. Preregistration is available
until October 15, after which on-site registration fees will apply.

Conference Schedule
8:30 AM
 Continental breakfast & Registration
 Maryellen C. MacDonald (University of Southern California)
 Welcoming remarks
 Karin R. Humphreys and Kathryn Bock
 (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
 The Role of Conceptual Number in Subject-Verb Agreement.
 Zenzi M. Griffin (Stanford University), 
 The Trade-Off Between Lexical Preparation and Fluency for
 Simple Utterances.
 Jose M. Igoa and Padraig G. O'Seaghdha
 (Universidad Autonoma de Madrid and Lehigh University)
 Generation of Morphologically Complex Words in Sentences.
 Coffee Break
 William Badecker and Robert Frank (Johns Hopkins University)
 Modeling Sentence Planning in Lexicalized Tree-Adjoining Grammar.
 Susan Kemper, Marilyn Thompson, and Janet Marquis
 (University of Kansas, Arizona State University, and
 University of Kansas)
 Longitudinal Change in Language Production: Effects of Aging
 and Dementia on Grammatical Complexity and Propositional Density.
 Lunch Break and Poster Session
 Gary S. Dell (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
 The Role of Computational Models in the Cognitive
 Neuropsychology of Language: A Reply to Ruml and Caramazza.
 Douglas L. T. Rhode and David C. Plaut (Carnegie Mellon
 A Connectionist Model of Sentence Comprehension and Production.
 Joyce Tang Boyland and John R. Anderson (Alverno College/
 Carnegie Mellon University and Carnegie Mellon University)
 An Integrated Hybrid Computational Model of Syntactic Priming.
 Hiroko Yamashita and Franklin Chang
 (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
 A Challenge for Grammatical Encoding.
 Jesse Snedeker, John Trueswell, Lila Gleitman, and Lisa Levine
 (University of Pennsylvania)
 Prosodic Choice: Effects of Speaker Awareness and Referential

Maryellen C. MacDonald
Associate Professor
Psychology, Neuroscience, Linguistics

Hedco Neuroscience Building
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA 90089-2520
phone: 213 740-6181 fax: 213 740-5687
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