Publications and presentations

Publications

Edited journal special issues

Gregory T. Stump & Géraldine Walther (eds.) (in preparation). Linguistic Analyis. Special issue on contemporary approaches in morphology. (Contributers: Farrell Ackerman, James P. Blevins, Alice Harris, Martin Maiden, Enrique Palancar, Benoît Sagot, Gregory T. Stump, Géraldine Walther.)

Published papers

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Géraldine Walther (2011). ‘Measuring morphological canonicity.’ Linguistica, 51:157–179, 2011. Internal and External Boundaries of Morphology. Gregor Perko (ed.). 157–179.

Géraldine Walther & Benoît Sagot (2011). ‘Modélisation et implémentation de phénomènes non-canoniques.’ Traitement Automatique des Langues, 52(2):91–122, 2011. Vers la morphologie et au-delà. Nabil Hathout and Fiametta Namer (eds.), 91–122.

Articles in collections

Géraldine Walther (2017). ‘Paradigm realisation and the lexicon.’ In Morphological paradigms and functions, Ferenc Kiefer, James P. Blevins, and Huba Bartos (eds.). Brill, Leiden, Netherlands

Géraldine Walther & Benoît Sagot (2014). ‘Problèmes d’intégration morphologique d’emprunts d’origine anglaise en français.’ In Penser le lexique-grammaire, perspectives actuelles. Fryni Kakoyianni-Doa (ed.). Honoré Champion, Paris, France

Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceedings

Christo Kirov, Ryan Cotterell, John Sylak-Glassman, Géraldine Walther, Ekaterina Vylomova, Patrick Xia, Manaal Faruqui, Arya McCarthy, Sandra Kübler, David Yarowsky, Jason Eisner & Mans Hulden (2018). ‘UniMorph 2.0: Universal Morphology.’ Proceedings of the 11th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC’18).

Géraldine Walther & Benoît Sagot (2017). ‘Speeding up corpus development for linguistic research: language documentation and acquisition in Romansh Tuatschin.’ Proceedings of the ACL LaTeCH-CLfL 2017 SigHum Workshop.

Ryan Cotterell, Christo Kirov, John Sylak-Glassman, Géraldine Walther, Ekaterina Vylomova, Patrick Xia, Manaal Faruqui, Sandra Kübler, David Yarowsky, Jason Eisner, & Mans Hulden (2017). CoNLL-SIGMORPHON 2017 Shared Task: Universal Morphological Reinflection in 52 Languages. Proceedings of the ACL CoNLL Workshop.

Benoît Sagot & Géraldine Walther (2013). ‘Implementing a formal model of inflectional morphology.’ Systems and Frameworks in Computational Morphology. Proceedings Series: Communications in Computer and Information Science, 115–134, 2013. Springer Berlin Heidelberg.

Géraldine Walther (2012). ‘Fitting into morphological structure: accounting for Sorani Kurdish endoclitics.’ In Proceedings of the 8th Mediterranean Morphology Meeting. Angela Ralli, Geert Booij, Sergio Scaliese and Athanasios Karasimos (eds), 299–321.

Géraldine Walther & Benoît Sagot (2011). ‘Problèmes d’intégration morphologique d’emprunts d’origine anglaise en français.’ In Proceedings of the 30th International Conference on Lexis and Grammar.

Benoît Sagot & Géraldine Walther (2011). ‘Non-canonical inflection : data, formalisation and complexity measures.’ Systems and Frameworks in Computational Morphology. Proceedings Series: Communications in Computer and Information Science, 23–45, 2011. Springer Berlin Heidelberg

Géraldine Walther & Lionel Nicolas (2011). ‘Enriching Morphological Lexica through Unsupervised Derivational Rule Acquisition.’ In Proceedings of WoLeR 2011, ESSLLI International Workshop on Lexical Ressources.

Benoît Sagot, Géraldine Walther, Pegah Faghiri, & Pollet Samvelian (2011). ‘Développement de ressources pour le persan: le nouveau lexique morphologique PerLex 2 et l’étiqueteur morphosyntaxique MElt_fa.’ In Proceedings of TALN 2011.

Géraldine Walther, Benoît Sagot, & Karën Fort (2010). ‘Fast Development of Basic NLP Tools: Towards a Lexicon and a POS Tagger for Kurmanji Kurdish.’ In* Proceedings of the 29th International Conference on Lexis and Grammar.*

Benoît Sagot & Géraldine Walther (2010). ‘Développement de ressources pour le persan: lexique morphologique et chaîne de traitements de surface.’ In Proceedings of TALN 2010.

Géraldine Walther & Benoît Sagot (2010). ‘Developing a Large-Scale Lexicon for a Less-Resourced Language: General Methodology and Preliminary Experiments on Sorani Kurdish.’ In Proceedings of the 7th SaLTMiL Workshop on Creation and use of basic lexical resources for less-resourced languages (LREC 2010 Workshop).

Benoît Sagot & Géraldine Walther (2010). ‘A morphological lexicon for the Persian language.’ In Proceedings of the 7th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC’10).

Theses

PhD dissertation

Géraldine Walther (2013). Sur la canonicité en morphologie: perspective empirique, formelle et computationnelle [On canonicity in morphology: an empirical, formal and computational approach]. PhD thesis, Université Paris Diderot, Paris, France, 2013.

Masters thesis

Géraldine Walther (2007). Le marquage casuel – une étude appliquée à quatre langues de l’aire linguistique d’Asie du Sud [On case marking in four languages of the South Asian Language Area]. MA thesis, INALCO, Paris, France, 2007.

Presentations

Oral presentations

Invited presentations in conferences or workshops

Géraldine Walther (2017). Form contrasts and cognition: a discriminative perspective. Presentation at the 2017 LSA Summer Institute workshop on Morphological Typology and Linguistic Cognition (keynote). July 22-23 2017. University of Kentucky, USA.

Géraldine Walther (2016). Comments on “Implicational Morphology”. Presentation at AnaMorphoSys 2016 (invited). June 18-21 2016. Lyon, France.

Géraldine Walther (2015). Morphomes and the effect of contrasts: Discriminative structure in Kiranti verbal inflection. Presentation at the workshop Évaluation quantitative de la complexité des systèmes flexionnels of EFL LabEx (invited). October 13 2015, Paris, France.

Géraldine Walther (2014). The realisational lexicon: paradigm shape lexicon interface. Presentation at the IGRA workshop on Grammatical Building Blocks (invited). Nov. 21- 22 2014, Leipzig, Germany.

Géraldine Walther (2012). Towards a Formal Model of Canonicity. Presentation at the 2nd NetWords Workshop (invited), December 4 2012, Toulouse, France.

Géraldine Walther (2012). Canonicity’ s complexity: The Relationship between Degrees of Canonicity and Description Compactedness in Inflectional Morphology. Presentation at the South East Morphology Meeting (invited), University of Surrey, Guildford, UK, October 24 2012.

Presentations in peer-reviewed conferences or workshops

Géraldine Walther & Michael Ramscar (2018). Discriminative models of morphology in human communication systems. Presentation at the 18th International Morphology Meeting, in Models and methods in Morphology. Budapest, Hungary.

Géraldine Walther & Claudia Cathomas (2018). Constraints on agreement patterns in Romansh Sursilvan and Tuatschin. Presentation at the 18th International Morphology Meeting. Budapest, Hungary.

Géraldine Walther (2016). Discriminative morphomes in Kiranti. Presentation at the 17th International Morphology Meeting, in Discriminative perspectives on Morphology. Vienna, Austria.

Spike Gildea and Géraldine Walther (2015). Information load determines optionality in Cariban. Presentation at the “System Typology” theme session at the 11th Conference of the Association for Linguistic Typology (ALT11). August 1-3 2015, Albuquerque, USA.

Géraldine Walther, Anton Antonov and Guillaume Jacques (2014). Defining direct/inverse systems: a canonical approach. Presentation at the 16th International Morphology Meeting. Budapest, Hungary.

Géraldine Walther, Guillaume Jacques and Benoît Sagot (2014). The Opacity-Compactness Tradeoff: Morphomic Features for an Economical Account of Khaling Verbal Inflection. Presentation at the 16th International Morphology Meeting (IMM16). Budapest, Hungary.

Géraldine Walther (2013). Controlling arbitrariness: descriptive economy as  an index of inflectional complexity. Presentation at the second American International Morphology Meeting (AIMM2). November 8-10 2013. San Diego CA, USA.

Géraldine Walther (2013). Rethinking morphological autonomy in the light of description compactness. Presentation at the 1st International Symposium on Morphology and its Interfaces. September 12-13 2013. Lille, France.

Benoît Sagot and Géraldine Walther (2013). Implementing a formal model of inflectional mor*phology.* Presentation at the workshop Systems and Frameworks in Computational Morphology (SFCM3), September 6 2013, Berlin, Germany.

Géraldine Walther, Guillaume Jacques, and Benoît Sagot (2013). Uncovering the inner architecture of Khaling verbal morphology. Presentation at the 3rd Workshop on Sino-Tibetan Languages of Sichuan. September 2-4 2011. Paris, France.

Maris Camilleri and Géraldine Walther (2012). What Small Vowels and a Large Lexicon Tell Us about Maltese Verbal Inflection. Presentation at the 8th Décembrettes, Dec. 6-7 2012, Bordeaux, France.

Géraldine Walther and Benoît Sagot (2011). Problèmes d’intégration morphologique d’emprunts d’origine anglaise en français. Presentation at the 30th International Conference on Lexis and Grammar, October 5th-8th 2011, Nicosia, Cyprus.

Géraldine Walther (2011). When endoclitics account for structure in morphology : a Sorani Kurdish case study. Presentation at the Mediterranean Morphology Meeting (MMM8). September 15-17 2011. Cagliari, Italy.

Géraldine Walther (2011). Latin passive morphology revisited. Presentation at the 2011 Meeting of the Linguistic Association of Great Britain (LAGB 2011). September 7-10 2011. Manchester, UK.

Benoît Sagot and Géraldine Walther (2011). Non-canonical inflection : data, formalisation and complexity measures. Presentation at the workshop Systems and Frameworks in Computational Morphology (SFCM2), August 26 2011, Zurich, Switzerland.

Géraldine Walther and Lionel Nicolas (2011). Enriching Morphological Lexica through Unsupervised Derivational Rule Acquisition. Proceedings of WoLeR 2011, ESSLLI International Workshop on Lexical Ressources, August 2011.

Géraldine Walther (2011). A derivational account for Sorani Kurdish passives. Presentation at the 4th International Conference on Iranian Linguistics (ICIL4). June 17-19 2011. Uppsala, Sweden, 2011.

Benoît Sagot, Géraldine Walther, Pegah Faghiri, and Pollet Samvelian (2011). A new morphological lexicon and a POS tagger for the Persian language. Presentation at the 4th International Conference on Iranian Linguistics (ICIL4). June 17th-19th 2011, Uppsala, Sweden.

Géraldine Walther, Benoît Sagot, and Karën Fort (2010). Fast Development of Basic NLP Tools: Towards a Lexicon and a POS Tagger for Kurmanji Kurdish. Presentation at the 29th International Conference on Lexis and Grammar, September 15th-18th 2010, Belgrade, Serbia.

Benoît Sagot and Géraldine Walther (2010). Développement de ressources pour le persan: lexique morphologique et chaîne de traitements de surface. TALN 2010, July 19-23 2010, Montreal, Canada.

Invited Seminar Presentations

Géraldine Walther (2015). Emerging contrastive morphological units within Kiranti inflectional paradigms. Seminar presentation at DDL, March 4th 2016, Lyon, France.

Spike Gildea and Géraldine Walther (2015). Syntactic reanalysis, information load, and phonetic reduction in Akawaio (Cariban). Seminar presentation at DDL, June 5th 2015, Lyon, France.

Géraldine Walther (2014). Identification de la complexité structurale de systèmes morphologiques. Invited talk at CRLAO, May 14th 2014, Paris, France.

Géraldine Walther, Anton Antonov et Guillaume Jacques (2014). L’inverse canonique: vers une définition typologique de l’opposition direct/inverse. Invited talk at TypoUlm, February 14th 2014, Paris, France.

Géraldine Walther (2014). Using Occam’s razor for bringing out the complexity of inflectional systems. Invited talk at DDL, January 24 2014, Lyon, France.

Géraldine Walther (2013). PARadigm Shape and Lexicon Interface: An inferential-realisational model of canonical inflection. Invited talk at the University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA, Nov 12 2013.

Géraldine Walther, Guillaume Jacques, and Benoît Sagot (2013). Le rôle de l’opposition direct/inverse dans la l’économie descriptive du système verbal du khaling (kiranti). LLF LingLunch, June 20th 2013, Université Paris Diderot, Paris, France.

Géraldine Walther (2013). An Inferential-Realisational Approach to Morphology. Dedicated Seminar: Consulting mission within the BABEL project, Columbia University, New-York, NY, USA, January 28 2013.

Géraldine Walther (2012). Assessing description compactedness : A comparative study of 4 competing formalisations for French verbal inflection. Invited talk at the Surrey Linguistic Circle, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK, January 17 2012.

Géraldine Walther (2011).* Le passif, entre flexion et dérivation.* Invited talk at the Internal Seminar of MoDyCo, Paris 10, Nanterre, France, June 24 2011.

Géraldine Walther (2011). Quel traitement pour les déponents latins? Presentation at the 3rd Paris 7 PhD-Workshop “Journées des Doctorants de l’UFRL”, January 12 2011.

 

Poster presentations

Posters in Peer-Reviewed Conferences

Géraldine Walther and Benoît Sagot (2017). Speeding up corpus development for linguistic research: language documentation and acquisition in Romansh Tuatschin. Poster at the ACL LaTeCH-CLfL 2017 SigHum Workshop, Vancouver, Canada, August 4 2017.

Géraldine Walther (2012). Formally encoding morphomicity. Poster presentation at the 15th International Morphology Meeting (IMM15). January 9-12 2012. Vienna, Austria.

Benoît Sagot, Géraldine Walther, Pegah Faghiri, and Pollet Samvelian (2011). Développement de ressources pour le persan: le nouveau lexique morphologique PerLex 2 et l’étiqueteur morphosyntaxique MElt_fa. TALN 2011, July 27 – August 1 2011, Montpellier, France.

Benoît Sagot and Géraldine Walther (2010). A morphological lexicon for the Persian language. 7th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC’10), May 19-21 2010, Valletta, Malta.

Géraldine Walther and Benoît Sagot (2010). Developing a Large-Scale Lexicon for a Less- Resourced Language: General Methodology and Preliminary Experiments on Sorani Kurdish. 7th SaLTMiL Workshop on Creation and use of basic lexical resources for less-resourced languages (LREC 2010 Workshop), May 23 2010, Valletta, Malta.