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prof. dr. P.P.G. (Paul) Boersma

Fonetische wetenschappen
  • Faculty of Humanities
    Capaciteitsgroep Taalwetenschap
  • Visiting address
    P.C. Hoofthuis
    Spuistraat 134  Amsterdam
    Room number: 632
  • Postal address:
    Spuistraat  134
    1012 VB  Amsterdam
  • P.P.G.Boersma@uva.nl
    T: 0205252385
    T: 0205253864

My web site

My easiest e-mail address is "paul.boersma@uva.nl". Below is a link to my personal website, which is up to date.

2016

  • Boersma, P. P. G., & Pater, J. (2016). Convergence properties of a gradual learning algorithm for Harmonic Grammar. In J. J. McCarthy, & J. Pater (Eds.), Harmonic Grammar and Harmonic Serialism (pp. 389-434). (Advances in Optimality Theory). Equinox.
  • Ter Schure, S., Junge, C., & Boersma, P. (2016). Discriminating non-native vowels on the basis of multimodal, auditory or visual information: effects on infants’ looking patterns and discrimination. Frontiers in Psychology, 7, [525]. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00525  [details] 
  • ter Schure, S. M. M., Junge, C. M. M., & Boersma, P. P. G. (2016). Semantics guide infants’ vowel learning: computational and experimental evidence. Infant Behavior and Development, 43, 44-57. DOI: 10.1016/j.infbeh.2016.01.002  [details] 

2015

  • Wanrooij, K., Boersma, P., & Benders, T. (2015). Observed effects of "distributional learning" may not relate to the number of peaks: A test of "dispersion" as a confounding factor. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, [1341]. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01341  [details] 
  • Chládková, K., Boersma, P., & Benders, T. (2015). The perceptual basis of the feature vowel height. In Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences Glasgow: The University of Glasgow. [details] 
  • Wanrooij, K., De Vos, J. F., & Boersma, P. (2015). Distributional vowel training may not be effective for Dutch adults. In Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences Glasgow: The University of Glasgow. [details] 
  • de Jonge, M. J. I., & Boersma, P. (2015). French high-mid vowels are underspecified for height. In Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences Glasgow: The University of Glasgow. [details] 

2014

  • Wanrooij, K., Boersma, P., & van Zuijen, T. L. (2014). Distributional vowel training is less effective for adults than for infants. A study using the mismatch response. PLoS One, 9(10), e109806. [e109806]. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0109806  [details] 
  • Wanrooij, K., Boersma, P., & van Zuijen, T. L. (2014). Fast phonetic learning occurs already in 2-to-3-month old infants. An ERP study. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, [77]. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00077  [details] 

2013

  • Boersma, P., & Chládková, K. (2013). Detecting categorical perception in continuous discrimination data. Speech Communication, 55(1), 33-39. DOI: 10.1016/j.specom.2012.05.003  [details] 
  • Wanrooij, K., & Boersma, P. (2013). Distributional training of speech sounds can be done with continuous distributions. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 133(5), EL398-EL404. DOI: 10.1121/1.4798618  [details] 

2012

  • Boersma, P. (2012). A constraint-based explanation of the McGurk effect. In B. Botma, & R. Noske (Eds.), Phonological explorations: empirical, theoretical and diachronic issues (pp. 299-312). (Linguistische Arbeiten; No. 548). Berlin: De Gruyter. DOI: 10.1515/9783110295177.299  [details] 
  • Boersma, P. (2012). Modeling phonological category learning. In A. C. Cohn, C. Fougeron, & M. K. Huffman (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of laboratory phonology (pp. 207-218). (Oxford handbooks in linguistics). Oxford [etc.]: Oxford University Press. [details] 

2011

  • Boersma, P. (2011). A programme for bidirectional phonology and phonetics and their acquisition and evolution. In A. Benz, & J. Mattausch (Eds.), Bidirectional optimality theory (pp. 33-72). (Linguistik aktuell = Linguistics today; No. 180). Amsterdam: John Benjamins. [details] 
  • Boersma, P., & Chládková, K. (2011). Asymmetries between speech perception and production reveal phonological structure. In The 17th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences: Hong Kong, China, August 17-21, 2011: congress proceedings (pp. 328-331). Hong Kong: Department of Chinese, Translation & Linguistics, City University of Hong Kong. [details] 
  • Chládková, K., Escudero, P., & Boersma, P. (2011). Context-specific acoustic differences between Peruvian and Iberian Spanish vowels. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 130(1), 416-428. DOI: 10.1121/1.3592242  [details] 
  • Hamann, S. R., Boersma, P., & Ćavar, M. (2011). Language-specific differences in the weighting of perceptual cues for labiodentals. Polish Studies in English Language and Literature, 31, 115-123. [details] 

2010

  • Boersma, P., & Chládková, K. (2010). Detecting categorical perception in continuous discrimination data. Interspeech, 11, 102-105. [details] 
  • Hamann, S. R., Boersma, P., & Ćavar, M. (2010). Language-specific differences in the weighting of perceptual cues for labiodentals. In M. Dziubalska-Kołaczyk, M. Wrembel, & M. Kul (Eds.), Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on the Acquisition of Second Language Speech: New Sounds 2010: Poznań, Poland, 1-3 May 2010 (pp. 167-172). Poznań: [Instytut Filologii Angielskiej UAM]. [details] 

2009

  • Benders, T., & Boersma, P. (2009). Comparing methods to find a best exemplar in a multidimensional space. Interspeech, 10, 396-399. [details] 
  • Boersma, P. (2009). Cue constraints and their interactions in phonological perception and production. In P. Boersma, & S. Hamann (Eds.), Phonology in perception (pp. 55-110). (Phonology and phonetics; No. 15). Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. [details] 
  • Boersma, P. (2009). Should jitter be measured by peak picking or by waveform matching? Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica, 61(5), 305-308. DOI: 10.1159/000245159  [details] 
  • Boersma, P. (2009). Some correct error-driven versions of the Constraint Demotion algorithm. Linguistic Inquiry, 40(4), 667-686. DOI: 10.1162/ling.2009.40.4.667  [details] 
  • Boersma, P., & Hamann, S. R. (2009). Loanword adaptation as first-language phonological perception. In A. Calabrese, & W. L. Wetzels (Eds.), Loan phonology (pp. 11-58). (Amsterdam studies in the theory and history of linguistic science. Series IV, Current issues in linguistic theory; No. 307). Amsterdam: Benjamins. [details] 
  • Chládková, K., Boersma, P., & Podlipský, V. J. (2009). On-line formant shifting as a function of F0. Interspeech, 10, 464-467. [details] 
  • Escudero, P., Boersma, P., Schurt Rauber, A., & Bion, R. A. H. (2009). A cross-dialect acoustic description of vowels: Brazilian and European Portuguese. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 126(3), 1379-1393. DOI: 10.1121/1.3180321  [details] 

2008

  • Boersma, P., & Escudero, P. (2008). Learning to perceive a smaller L2 vowel inventory: an Optimality Theory account. In P. Avery, B. E. Dresher, & K. Rice (Eds.), Contrast in phonology : theory, perception, acquisition (pp. 271-301). (Phonology and phonetics; No. 13). Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. [details] 
  • Boersma, P., & Hamann, S. R. (2008). The evolution of auditory dispersion in bidirectional constraint grammars. Phonology, 25(2), 217-270. DOI: 10.1017/S0952675708001474  [details] 

2007

  • Boersma, P. (2007). Some listener-oriented accounts of h-aspiré in French. Lingua, 117(12), 1989-2054. DOI: 10.1016/j.lingua.2006.11.004  [details] 
  • Gulian, M., Escudero, P., & Boersma, P. (2007). Supervision hampers distributional learning of vowel contrasts. In J. Trouvain, & W. J. Barry (Eds.), Proceedings of the 16th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (pp. 1893-1896). Saarbrücken: University of Saarbrucken. [details] 

2006

  • Boersma, P. (2006). Prototypicality judgments as inverted perception. In G. Fanselow, C. Féry, M. Schlesewsky, & R. Vogel (Eds.), Gradience in grammar. (pp. 167-184). Oxford: Oxford University Press. [details] 
  • Boersma, P., & Kovacic, G. (2006). Spectral characteristics of three styles of Croation folk singing. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 119(3), 1805-1816. DOI: 10.1121/1.2168549  [details] 

2014

  • Boersma, P. (2014). The use of Praat in corpus research. In J. Durand, U. Gut, & G. Kristoffersen (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of corpus phonology (pp. 342-360). (Oxford handbooks in linguistics). Oxford: Oxford University Press. DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199571932.013.016  [details] 

2013

  • Boersma, P. (2013). Acoustic analysis. In R. J. Podesva, & D. Sharma (Eds.), Research methods in linguistics (pp. 375-396). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [details] 

2009

  • Boersma, P., & Hamann, S. R. (2009). Introduction: models of phonology in perception. In P. Boersma, & S. Hamann (Eds.), Phonology in perception (pp. 1-24). (Phonology and phonetics; No. 15). Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. [details] 
  • Hamann, S., Apoussidou, D., & Boersma, P. (2009). Modelling the formation of phonotactic restrictions across the mental lexicon. Chicago Linguistic Society. Papers from the Regional Meetings, 45(1), 193-206. [details] 

2017

  • Lammertink, I. L., van Witteloostuijn, M. T. G., Boersma, P. P. G., Wijnen, F. N. K., & Rispens, J. E. (2017). Online measure of nonadjacent dependency learning in typically developing children. Poster session presented at Research workshop of the Israeli Science foundation on Procedural and Declarative memory, language aquisition and cognitive processes: developmental trajectories and impairments in monolingual and bilingual children, Israel.

2016

  • van Witteloostuijn, M. T. G., Lammertink, I. L., Davalos, T., Boersma, P. P. G., Wijnen, F., & Rispens, J. E. (2016). The relation between implicit learning and spelling ability in adults: an individual differences approach. Poster session presented at Fifth Implicit Learning Seminar, .

Talk / presentation

  • de Jonge, Mirjam (invited speaker) & Boersma, P.P.G. (invited speaker) (20-5-2016): Asymmetries in the perception of French vowels, Germanic vowels and perceptual asymmetries, Nijmegen, Netherlands.
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