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Name: Michael  B. Maxwell
Institution: University of Maryland
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.casl.umd.edu/node/42
State and/or Country: MD
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Specialty: Computational Morphology and Phonology
Selected Publications: Cubeo Grammar (with Nancy Morse)
Many conference papers on computational linguistics, particularly with low density languages
Announced on LINGUIST :  Cubeo Grammar: Studies in the Languages of Colombia 5
Courses Taught: Introductory Linguistics
Advanced Phonology
Dissertation Abstract: The Subject and Infinitival Complementation in English
Reviewer of: Computational Linguistics: Melamed (2001) (LL Issue 12.1755)
Phonology/Morphology: Urbanczyk (2001) (LL Issue 12.2062)
Phonology/Morphology: Giegerich (1999) (LL Issue 12.595)
Phonology/Morphology: Kager, van der Hulst & Zonneveld, eds. (1999) (LL Issue 10.1933)
Morphology: Bendjaballah, Dressler, Pfeiffer, & Voeikova (2001) (LL Issue 13.3169)
Computational Linguistics: Copestake (2002) (LL Issue 14.2409)
Morphology: Kouwenberg, ed. (2003) (LL Issue 15.1689)
Phonology/Phonetics: van de Weijer et al. (2003) (LL Issue 16.577)
Typology/Phonology/Morphology: Hurch (2005) (LL Issue 17.117)
Review: Morphology: Rowicka and Carlin (2006) (LL Issue 18.3113)
Deponency and Morphological Mismatches (LL Issue 19.2564)
Analogy in Grammar (LL Issue 21.2803)
A resource-light approach to morpho-syntactic tagging (LL Issue 21.5112)
Distributed Reduplication (LL Issue 22.3793)

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