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Name: John  S. Coleman
Institution: University of Oxford
Homepage: http://www.phon.ox.ac.uk/~jcoleman
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Phonological Representations, Their Names, Forms and Powers
 Introducing Speech and Language Processing
 Introducing Speech and Language Processing
 Phonological Representations
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Phonological Representations, Their Names, Forms and Powers
 Introducing Speech and Language Processing
Dissertation Director * of: A Diachronically-Motivated Segmental Phonology of Mandarin Chinese
(Wen-chao Li, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Estuary English. A Sociophonetic Study
(Joanna Przedlacka, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Regional Phonetic Variation in Modern Greek
(Anastassia Loukina, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: A Computational Phonology of Russian
(Peter Chew, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Prosody, Syntax, and the Lexicon in Parsing Ambiguous Sentences
(Nivedita Mani, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Echo Words in Tamil
(Elinor Keane, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: The development of J. R. Firth's phonological views in the 1930s
Loudness Predicts Prominence: Fundamental Frequency Lends Little

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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