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Name: John  A. Goldsmith
Institution: University of Chicago
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://humanities.uchicago.edu/faculty/goldsmith
State and/or Country: WA
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Phonology
Text/Corpus Linguistics
History of Linguistics
Cognitive Science
Language Family(ies): Central Bantu
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Handbook of Phonological Theory
 Phonological Theory: The Essential Readings
 Tones and Features
 The Handbook of Phonological Theory, 2nd Edition
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Phonological Theory: The Essential Readings
 Tones and Features
Dissertation Director * of: Syllabification and Rule Application in Harmonic Phonology
(Caroline Wiltshire, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Intonation Systems of Mandarin and English: A functional approach
(Fang Liu, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Apprentissage automatique de la morphologie: le cas des structures racine-schème
(Aris Xanthos, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Generative phonology in the late 1940s

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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