Roni Katzir
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Roni
Katzir
Visiting Professor
32-D878

MIT Linguistics and Philosophy
77 Massachusetts Avenue, 32-D808
Cambridge, MA 02139, USA

Semantics, Syntax, Learnability, Computational Linguistics

(2017) (with Ezer Rasin) A Learnability Argument for Constraints on Underlying Representations (under review)
(2017) (with Ezer Rasin, Iddo Berger, and Nur Lan) Learning Rule-Based Morpho-Phonology (under review)
(2016) (with Ezer Rasin) On Evaluation Metrics in Optimality Theory. Linguistic Inquiry 47:2, 235–282. [code]
(2015) (with Ezer Rasin) Compression-based learning for OT is incompatible with Richness of the Base. In Thuy Bui and Deniz Özyıldız (eds.), Proceedings of NELS 45, vol. 2, pp. 267–274.
(2014) A Cognitively Plausible Model for Grammar Induction. Journal of Language Modelling 2:2, 213–248.
(2014) On the Roles of Markedness and Contradiction in the Use of Alternatives. In Salvatore Pistoia Reda (ed.), Semantics, Pragmatics, and the Case of Scalar Implicatures, Palgrave, pp. 40–71.
(2013) A Note on Contrast. Natural Language Semantics 21:4, 333–343.
(2013) (with Raj Singh) A Note on Presupposition Accommodation. Semantics and Pragmatics 6:5, 1–16.
(2013) (with Raj Singh) Constraints on the Lexicalization of Logical Operators. Linguistics & Philosophy 36:1, 1–29.
(2011) (with Danny Fox) On the Characterization of Alternatives. Natural Language Semantics 19:1, pp. 87–107.
(2011) Morpho-Semantic Mismatches, Structural Economy, and Licensing. Linguistic Inquiry 42:1, pp. 45–82.
(2009) (with Asaf Bachrach) Right-Node Raising and Delayed Spellout. In K. Grohmann (ed.), InterPhases: Phase-Theoretic Investigations of Linguistic Interfaces. Oxford University Press.
(2007) Structurally-Defined Alternatives. Linguistics & Philosophy 30:6, pp. 669–690.