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Name: Hugues Steve  Ndinga-Koumba-Binza (IPA: ygztiv)
Institution: North-West University
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Homepage: http://www.nwu.ac.za/content/ctext-staff
State and/or Country: South Africa   
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Phonetics
Phonology
Sociolinguistics
Lexicography
Specialty: Bantu languages
Subject Language(s): Vili
Language Family(ies): Central Narrow Bantu H
Selected Publications:  2012. Dictionary basis and lemmatisation for an encyclopedic dictionary of Yilumbu. In, HS Ndinga-Koumba-Binza and S.E. Bosch. Stellenbosch: SUN Press.237-250. (co-author: G. Saphou-Bivigat)
 2012. Phonetic data and phonological theory: a report from the Civii vowel duration issue. In, HS Ndinga-Koumba-Binza and S.E. Bosch. Stellenbosch: SUN Press.83-97.
 2012. Language science and language technology in Africa: A festschrift for Justus C. Roux. Stellenbosch: SUN Press. 362pp (co-editor: S.E. Bosch)
 2012. A phonetic and phonological account of the Civii vowel duration. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 309pp
 2011. Interaction of variables in the Civili vowel duration. Proceedings of the 17th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences 17-21 August 2011 Hong Kong, ed. Wai-Sum Lee & Eric Zee. Hong Kong: City University of Hong Kong. pp.1458-1462.
 2011. Perceived vowel duration in Civili: Minimal pairs and the effect of post-vocalic voicing. Proceedings of the 17th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences 17-21 August 2011 Hong Kong, ed. Wai-Sum Lee & Eric Zee. Hong Kong: City University of Hong Kong. pp.1726-1729.(co-author: JC Roux)
 2011. From foreign to national: a review of the status of French in Gabon. ACCEPTED. Literator 32(2):135-150.
 2010. Civili, langue des Baloango: Esquisse historique et linguistique. Munich: Lincom Europa. 135pp. (co-author: PA Mavoungou)
 2010. Le sacré et les conceptions du pouvoir et du droit traditionnel chez les baVili et les ba-Lumbu du Gabon. Palabres Actuelles 4(2010): 197-.221. (co-author: PA Mavoungou)
 2010. Alphabet et écriture: approche historique et cas des langues gabonaises. (In Hubert, J., & Mavoungou, P.A., eds. Ecriture et Standardisation des Langues Gabonaises. Stellenbosch: SUN Press. p. 33-69.)
 2010. Unités-langues et standardisation dans les langues gabonaises. (In Hubert, J., & Mavoungou, P.A., eds. Ecriture et Standardisation des Langues Gabonaises. Stellenbosch: SUN Press. p. 153-178.)
 2010. Propositions pour l’orthographe du civili. (In Hubert, J., & Mavoungou, P.A., eds. Ecriture et Standardisation des Langues Gabonaises. Stellenbosch: SUN Press. p. 191-199.)
 2009. On Writing Gabonese Languages. (In Batibo, H., Dikole, R., Lukusa, S., & Nhlekisana, R., eds. Language, Literature and Society. Proceedings of the First International Conference of the Department of African Languages and Literature, University of Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana, 26-28 June 2008. Gaborone: Associated Printers. p. 83-106.). (co-author: JC Roux)
 2009. Prospecting Civili data for a vowel-duration study. (In Idiata, D.F., ed. Eléments de description des langues du Gabon. Volume 2. Libreville: Les Editions du CENAREST. p. 279-306.). (co-author: JC Roux)
 2009. De l’interface à l’approche méthodologique de l’intégration en phonétique et phonologie. (In Ondo Mebiame, P., ed. Quel avenir pour les langues et culture du Gabon. Libreville: Editions CUI-Gabon. p. 225-235.)
 2009. Perceived duration in vowel-length based Civili minimal pairs. South African Journal of African Languages 29 (2): 216-226. (co-author: JC Roux)
 2009. The Representation of Vowel Duration in Civili Dictionaries. Lexikos 19: 197-206. (co-author: JC Roux)
 2007. Gabonese language landscape: Survey and perspectives. South African Journal of African Languages, 27(3): 97-116.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Civili, langue des Baloango
 A Phonetic and Phonological Account of the Civili Vowel Duration
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  A Phonetic and Phonological Account of the Civili Vowel Duration
Courses Taught: Course taught at the Potchefstroom Campus of the North-West University since 2012:
- Conversation and Oral Communication

Courses taught at Omar Bongo University since 2010
- Phonetics & Phonology
- English linguistics
- Research methodology

Course taught at Stellenbosch University (2002-2007)
- Initiation to French (2005-2006)
- English in French Africa (2002-2007)
Dissertation Abstract: Phonetic and Phonological Aspects of the Civili Vowel Duration: An experimental approach



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