2−15−45 Mita, Minato-ku
Tokyo, JAPAN 108-8345, JAPAN
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Current academic affiliations & positions
The Institute of Cultural and Linguistic Studies at Keio University, Professor.
Associate editor, Phonology (Cambridge Univ. Press).
Section editor, Language and Linguistic Compass (Wiley).
Editorial board member, Phonetica.
Editorial board member, Natural Language and Linguistic Theory.
Editorial board member, Phonological Data and Analysis.
A founding and current board member of ICU Linguistics.
The project leader for the Phonetic Society of Japan, the young scholar network for the Science Council of Japan.
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Sound symbolism (and how it may relate to theoretical phonology)
Probabilistic phonology, MaxEnt and other quantitative models
Application of Bayesian statistics for linguistic analyses
Open science initiative and replication practices in linguistics
Phonetics and phonology of voicing and geminates
The interplay between phonetics and phonology
The quality of phonological data and phonological judgment experiments
Online experiments for linguistic research
Speech-perception and its relation to phonology
Accent and intonation
Current (and Recent) Projects
Studying lingual articulation of devoiced vowels with EMA (with Jason Shaw)
Learning broadly about Bayesian analyses, open science initiative, and several issues related to replication, and what these mean for linguistic research
Using information theory for phonological and phonetic analyses (with Jason Shaw and Beth Hume)
Articulation of geminates in Japanese (w/ Michinao Matsui and Jason Shaw)
Applying Finite Element Method to analyze airflow in 3-D vocal tract (with Mutsuto Kawahara and RCCM)
Sound symbolism (w/ Kazuko Shinohara and others)
Phonological judgment experiments
Studying duration patterns
The phonetics and phonology of geminate devoicing in Japanese
Thinking about rendaku and Lyman's Law from various perspectives
Articulatory correlates of metrical phrasing in English and Japanese (w/ Donna Erisckson)
Using EMA to explore the phonetics of Japanese (w/ Donna Erisckson and Atsuo Suemitsu)
Accent and intonation in East Asian languages (partly w/ Yurie Hara)
An experimental and corpus-based approach to Japanese puns (w/ Kazuko Shinohara)
The interaction of linguistic knowledge and speech perception (and the lack thereof)
(w/ John Kingston)
The phonetics of understudied languages (w/ Seunghun Lee and Sang-im Lee-Kim)
Phonetics and phonology of Korean (w/ Seunghun Lee and Mira Oh).
Other projects that students are interested in (as long as I can help with them).
Assisting the MyVoice Project
Development and maintenance of the ICU Linguistics website (w/ Seunghun Lee)
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