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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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Name: Alexei  Kochetov
Institution: University of Toronto
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State and/or Country: NA
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Cognitive Science
Subject Language(s): Komi-Permyak
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Production, Perception, and Emergent Phonotactic Patterns
 Proceedings of the 24th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Production, Perception, and Emergent Phonotactic Patterns
Dissertation Director * of: The Effect of Perceptual Salience on Phonetic Accommodation in Cross-Dialectal Conversation in Spanish
(Bethany MacLeod, Author)
Dissertation Abstract: Production, Perception, and Emergent Phonotactic Patterns: A case of contrastive palatalization
Reviewer of: Phonology/Phonetics: Shahin (2002) (LL Issue 14.1874)
Academic Paper Abstract: The Role of Social Factors in the Dynamics of Sound Change: A case study of a Russian dialect
Place assimilation and phonetic grounding: a cross-linguistic perceptual study
Phonetic variability and grammatical knowledge: an articulatory study of Korean place assimilation
Phonetically based phonology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Japanese mimetic palatalisation revisited: implications for conflicting directionality

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