Louis Goldstein : CV

Louis M. Goldstein


Professor
Department of Linguistics
University of Southern California
3601 Watt Way, GFS 301
Los Angeles CA 90089-1693

Senior Scientist
Haskins Laboratories
300 George Street
New Haven, CT 06511


Education


B.A. 1972 Brandeis University (Psychology) Summa cum Laude
Ph.D. 1977 University of California, Los Angeles (Linguistics)

Professional Experience


2007- Professor, Department of Linguistics, USC
2004-2006 Chair, Department of Linguistics, Yale University
1998- Professor, Departments of Linguistics and Psychology, Yale University
1990-1998 Associate Professor Adjunct, Linguistics and Psychology, Yale University
1995 Professor, Linguistic Society of America, Summer Institute, University of New Mexico
1986-90 Associate Professor, Linguistics and Psychology, Yale University
1983 Assistant Professor, Linguistic Society of America, Summer Institute, UCLA
1980- Research Scientist, Haskins Laboratories
1980-86 Assistant Professor, Linguistics and Psychology, Yale University
1979-80 Research Fellow, Institute for Perception Research, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
1978-79 NIH Postdoctoral Fellowship, Brandeis University
1977-78 Lecturer, Department of Linguistics, UCLA
1976-77 Post-Graduate Researcher, Phonetics Laboratory, UCLA
1974-76 Teaching Associate, Department of Linguistics, UCLA

Research Interests


- Articulatory organization and phonological structure

- Computational modeling of speech production

- Complexity and dynamical systems

- Sound change


Service


2004-2006 Chair, Yale, Dept. of Linguistics
2002- Laboratory Phonology, standing committee for organizing international conferences
2004- Endangered Language Fund, Member Board of Trustees (ex-officio)
2006-2007 Chair, Nominating Committee, Linguistic Society of America
2004-2007 Nominating Committee, Linguistic Society of America
2000-2004 Director of Graduate Studies, Yale Dept. of Linguistics
2002 Organizer, 8th Conference on Laboratory Phonology, New Haven
2001-2004 Advisory Committee on Tenure and Senior Appointments, Division of Social Sciences, Yale University
2000-2004 Long-term Planning Committee, Haskins Laboratories
1996-98 Provost's Committee on Information Technology, Yale University
1993 Chair, Committee on Computing, Linguistic Society of America

Honors


- Elected Fellow, Acoustical Society of America, 1993


Memberships


- Linguistic Society of America

- Acoustical Society of America

- International Phonetic Association


Teaching


- General Phonetics

- Acoustic Phonetics

- Signal Processing and Matlab Programming

- Articulatory Phonology

- Development of Phonology

- Psycholinguistics


Training


Ph.D. dissertation advisees

Suzanne Boyce University of Cincinnati
Harriet Megan University of Rhode Island
André Cooper College of William and Mary
Margaret Dunn Southern Connecticut State University
Rena Krakow Temple University
Sharon Manuel MIT
Caroline Smith University of New Mexico
Mark Tiede Haskins Laboratories
Elizabeth Zsiga Georgetown University
Douglas Honorof Haskins Laboratories
Bryan Gick University of British Columbia
Iris Smorodinsky American University
Marianne Pouplier University of Munich
Mariko Yanagawa H4, San Francisco
Hosung Nam Haskins Laboratories
Stefania Marin University of Munich

Post-doctoral scholars advised

Dani Byrd USC
Adamantios Gafos NYU
Alexei Kochetov Simon Fraser University
Jaye Padgett UCSC

Publications


Books

  • Goldstein, L., Whalen, D., & Best, C. (eds). (2006). Papers in Laboratory Phonology 8. Mouton deGruyter.
  • Browman, C. & Goldstein, L. (under contract). Articulatory Phonology. Cambridge University Press

Journal Articles and Peer-Reviewed Chapters

  • Goldstein, L. & Lackner, J. (1974). Alterations of the phonetic coding of speech sounds during repetition. Cognition, 2, 270-297.
  • Lackner, J. & Goldstein, L. (1975). The psychological representation of speech sounds. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 27, 173-185.
  • Lackner, J., Tuller, B. & Goldstein, L. (1977). Some aspects of the psychological representation of speech sounds.  Perceptual and Motor Skills 45, 459-471.
  • Harshman, R., Ladefoged, P., & Goldstein, L. (1977). Factor analysis of tongue shapes. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 62, 693-707.
  • Ladefoged, P., Harshman, R., Goldstein, L., & Rice, L. (1978). Generation of vocal tract shapes form formant frequencies. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 64, 1027-1035.
  • Goldstein, L. (1980). Categorical features in speech perception and production. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 67, 1336-1348.
  • Goldstein, L. & Browman, C. P. (1986). Representation of voicing contrasts using articulatory gestures. Journal of Phonetics, 14, 339-342.
  • Browman, C. P. & Goldstein, L. (1986). Towards an articulatory phonology. Phonology Yearbook, 3, 219-252.
  • Beddor, P., Krakow, R., & Goldstein, L. (1986). Perceptual constraints and phonological change: a study of nasal vowel height. Phonology Yearbook, 3, 197-217.
  • Boyce, S., Browman, C. P., & Goldstein, L. (1987). Lexical organization and welsh consonant mutations. Journal of Memory and Language 26, 419-452.
  • Krakow, R. A., Beddor, P. S., Goldstein, L. M., & Fowler, C. (1988). Coarticulatory influences on the perceived height of nasal vowels. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 83(3), 1146-1158.
  • Browman, C. P. & Goldstein, L. M. (1988). Some notes on syllable structure in articulatory phonology. Phonetica, 45, 140-155.
  • Goldstein, L. M. (1989). On the domain of the quantal theory. Journal of Phonetics, 17, 91-97.
  • Browman, C. P. & Goldstein, L. M. (1989). Articulatory gestures as phonological units. Phonology, 6, 201-251.
  • Browman, C. P. & Goldstein, L. (1990). Gestural specification using dynamically-defined articulatory structures. Journal of Phonetics, 18, 299-320.
  • Browman, C. P. & Goldstein, L. (1990). Representation and reality: physical systems and phonological structure. Journal of Phonetics, 18, 411-424.
  • Browman, C.P. & Goldstein, L. (1992). Articulatory Phonology: An overview. Phonetica, 49, 155-180.
  • Browman, C.P. & Goldstein, L. (1992). Response to Commentaries. Phonetica, 49, 222-234.
  • Browman, C. P., & Goldstein, L. M. (1995). Dynamics and articulatory phonology. In T. van Gelder & R. F. Port (Eds.), Mind as Motion (pp. 175-193). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
  • Browman, C. & Goldstein, L. (1998). On separating “physical” from “linguistic” in speech. Bulletin de la Communication Parlée, 4, 55-58.
  • Surprenant, A. & Goldstein, L. (1998). The perception of speech gestures. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 104, 518-529.
  • Studdert-Kennedy, M. and Goldstein, L. (2003) Launching language: Gestural origin of discrete infinity. Christiansen, M. & Kirby, S. (eds.) Language evolution: The States of the Art. (pp. 235-254). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Goldstein, L., & Fowler, C. (2003). Articulatory phonology: a phonology for public language use. In Meyer, A. & Schiller, N., Phonetics and Phonology in Language Comprehension and Production: Differences and Similarities (pp. 159-207). New York: Mouton.
  • Pouplier, M. and Goldstein, L. (2005). Asymmetries in the perception of speech production errors. Journal of Phonetics, 33, 47-75.
  • Harris, T., Fitch, T., Goldstein, L. & Fashing, P. (2006). Black and white colous (Colobus guereza) roars as a source of both honest and exaggerated information about body mass. Ethology, 112, 911-920.
  • Goldstein, L., Byrd, D., and Saltzman, E. (2006) The role of vocal tract gestural action units in understanding the evolution of phonology. In M. Arbib (Ed.) From Action to Language: The Mirror Neuron System. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp. 215-249.
  • Goldstein, L, Pouplier, M., Chen, L., Saltzman, E., and Byrd, D. (2007). Dynamic action units slip in speech production errors. Cognition, 103, 386-412
  • Hogden, J., Rubin, P., McDermott, E., Katagiri, S., ands Goldstein, L. (2007). Inverting mappings from smooth paths through Rn to paths through Rm: A technique applied to recovering articulation from acoustics. Speech Communication, 49, 361-383.
  • Whalen, D., Leavitt, A., and Goldstein, L., (2007). VOT in the babbling of French- and English- learning infants. Journal of Phonetics, 35, 341-352.

Invited Chapters

  • Goldstein, L. (1980). Bias and asymmetry in speech perception. In V. Fromkin (Ed.), Errors in linguistic performance (pp. 241-261). New York: Academic Press.
  • Browman, C. P. & Goldstein, L. (1985). Dynamic modeling of phonetic structure. In V. Fromkin (Ed.), Phonetic Linguistics. New York: Academic Press. (pp. 35-53).
  • Browman, C.P. & Goldstein, L. (1995). Gestural syllable position effects in American English. In F. Bell-Berti and L. Raphael (eds.). Studies in Speech Production: A Festschrift for Katherine Safford Harris. (pp. 19-34).Woodbury NY: American Institute of Physics.

Conference Proceedings (Peer-reviewed)

  • Browman, C. P. & Goldstein, L. (1992). 'Targetless' schwa: an articulatory analysis. In Docherty, G. J. and D. R. Ladd, Papers in Laboratory Phonology II: Gesture, segment, prosody (pp. 26-56). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
  • Chitoran, I., Goldstein, L. & Byrd, D. (2002) Gestural overlap and recoverability: Articulatory evidence from Georgian. Papers in Laboratory Phonology, 7.
  • Goldstein, L., Chitoran, I, & Selkirk, E. (2007). Syllable structure as coupled oscillator modes: Evidence from Georgian and Tashlhiyt Berber. Trouvain, W. and Barry, W. Proceedings of the XVI International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, pp. 241-244.

Conference Proceedings (Invited Addresses)

  • Goldstein, L. (1983). Vowel shifts and articulatory-acoustic relations. In A. Cohen and M. P. R. van den Broecke (Eds.), Abstracts of the Tenth International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (pp. 267-273). Dordrecht: Foris Publications.
  • Browman, C. P. & Goldstein, L. (1986). Dynamic processes in linguistics: casual speech and historical change. PAW Review: A technical report of the Perceiving-Acting Workshop in Ecological Psychology at the University of Connecticut, 1, 17-18.
  • Browman, C. P. & Goldstein, L. M. (1990). Tiers in articulatory phonology, with some implications for casual speech. In M. Beckman and J. Kingston (Eds.), Papers in Laboratory Phonology I: Between the Grammar and the Physics of Speech (pp. 341-376). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
  • Goldstein, L. (1990). On articulatory binding. In M. Beckman and J. Kingston (Eds.), Papers in Laboratory Phonology I: Between the Grammar and the Physics of Speech (pp. 445-450). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
  • Browman, C.P. & Goldstein, L. (1991). Gestural structures: Distinctiveness, phonological processes, and historical change. In Mattingly, I. G. and M. Studdert-Kennedy (eds.), Modularity and the motor theory of speech perception. (pp. 313-338). Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
  • Goldstein, L. (1991). Lip rounding as side contact. Proceedings of the XIIth International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, vol. I, 97-101. Aix-en-Provence: Publications de l'Université de Provence.
  • Goldstein, L. (1992) Comments on chapters 3 and 4. In Docherty, G. J. and D. R. Ladd, Papers in Laboratory Phonology II: Gesture, segment, prosody (pp. 120-127). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
  • Goldstein, L. (1994). Do acoustic landmarks constrain the coordination of articulatory events. In P. Keating (ed.). Papers in Laboratory Phonology III: Phonological structure and phonetic form (pp. 259-263). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Goldstein, L. (1994). Possible articulatory bases for the class of guttural consonants. In P. Keating (ed.). Papers in Laboratory Phonology III: Phonological structure and phonetic form (234-241). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Goldstein, L. (1995). Lendu consonants and the role of overlapping gestures in sound change. In B. Connell and A. Arvaniti (eds.), Papers in Laboratory Phonology IV: Phonology and Phonetic evidence (pp. 386-392). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Browman, C.P. & Goldstein, L. (1997). The gestural phonology model. In W. Hulstijn, H. Peters, & P. van Lieshout (eds). Speech Production: Motor Control, Brain Research and Fluency Disorders. Amsterdam: Elsevier Science.
  • Browman, C., & Goldstein, L. (2000). Competing constraints on intergestural coordination and self-organization of phonological structures. Les Cahiers de l'ICP, Bulletin de la Communication Parlée, 5, 25-34.
  • Goldstein, L. (2003). Emergence of discrete gestures. In Solé, M.J., Recasens, D., and Romero, J. Proceedings of the 15th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, pp. 85-88.
  • Saltzman, E., Nam, H., Goldstein, L., & Byrd, D. (2006). The distinctions between state, parameter and graph dynamics in sensorimotor control and coordination. In M. L. Latash & F. Lestienne, (Eds.). Motor control and learning. New York: Springer Publishing. pp. 63-73.

Conference Proceedings (Other)

  • Rubin, P. , Saltzman, E., Goldstein, L., McGowan, R, Tiede, M. & Browman, C. (1996). CASY and extensions to the task-dynamic model. Proceedings of the 4th Speech Production Seminar, Grenoble, France, 125-128.
  • Wiltshire, C. & Goldstein, L. (1998). Tongue tip orientation and coronal consonants. Proceedings of ESCOL '97.
  • Byrd, D., Browman, C.P., Goldstein, L., & Honorof, D. Magnetometer and X-ray microbeam comparison. In Ohala, J.J., Hasegawa, Y., Ohala, M., Granville, D., and Bailey, A.C. (Eds). Proceedings of the 14th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, New York: American Institute of Physics, pp. 627-630.
  • Iskarous, K., Goldstein, L., Whalen, D., Tiede, M., &Rubin, P. (2003). CASY: The Haskins Configurable Articulatory Synthesizer. In Solé, M.J., Recasens, D., and Romero, J. Proceedings of the 15th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, pp. 185-188.
  • Benus, S., Gafos, A., and Goldstein, L. (2003). Phonetics and phonology of transparent vowels in Hungarian. Proceedings of the Berkeley Linguistics Society.

Published Conference Abstracts

  • Sideways look at dichotic listening
    Louis Goldstein and James R. Lackner
    J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 55, S10 (1974)
  • Primary auditory stream segregation of repeated consonant—vowel sequences
    James R. Lackner and Louis M. Goldstein
    J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 56, 1651 (1974)
  • What we listen for
    Louis Goldstein
    J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 58, S58 (1975)
  • Some features of perceptual errors
    Louis Goldstein and C. P. Browman
    J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 59, S56 (1976)
  • Response bias and subjective estimation of consonant frequency
    Louis Goldstein and Marcel van den Broecke
    J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 61, S65 (1977)
  • Factor analysis of tongue shapes
    Richard Harshman, Peter Ladefoged, and Louis Goldstein
    J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 62, 693 (1977)
  • Categorical features in speech perception and production
    Louis Goldstein
    J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 63, S46 (1978)
  • Generating vocal tract shapes from formant frequencies
    Peter Ladefoged, Richard Harshman, Louis Goldstein, and Lloyd Rice
    J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 64, 1027 (1978)
  • Discrimination perception of nasal and nonnasal vowels: A reaction times test
    Jonas N. A. Nartey and Louis Goldstein
    J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 64, S19 (1978)
  • Articulatory synthesis from underlying dynamics
    Catherine P. Browman, Louis Goldstein, J. A. S. Kelso, Philip Rubin, and Elliot Saltzman
    J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 75, S22 (1984)
  • Effects of contextual and noncontextual nasalization on perceived vowel height
    Rena A. Krakow, Patrice S. Beddor, Louis M. Goldstein, and Carol A. Fowler
    J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 77, S8 (1985
  • Task-dynamic modeling of interarticulator coordination
    Elliot L. Saltzman, Philip E. Rubin, Louis Goldstein, and Catherine P. Browman
    J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 82, S15 (1987)
  • Dynamically-defined gestures in an articulatory phonology. (invited)
    Caherine P. Browman and Louis goldstein
    IJCNN. International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, pp. 647
  • The perception of speech gestures
    Aimée M. Surprenant, Louis Goldstein, and Ian Neath
    J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 93, 2393 (1993)
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in speech research
    Carol Gracco, Mark Tiede, Cathe Browman, Louis Goldstein, and John Gore
    J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 93, 2415 (1993)
  • GEST: A computational model of speech production using dynamically defined articulatory gestures
    Catherine P. Browman, Louis Goldstein, Elliot Saltzman, and Philip E. Rubin
    J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 94, 1841 (1993)
  • EMMA and x-ray microbeam comparison
    Dani Byrd, Catherine P. Browman, Louis Goldstein, and Douglas Honorof
    J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 97, 3365 (1995)
  • Kinematic evidence for the existence of gradient speech errors.
    Marianne Pouplier, Larissa Chen, Louis Goldstein, and Dani Byrd
    J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 106, 2242 (1999)
  • Recoverability constraints on gestural overlap in Georgian stop sequences
    Ioana Chitoran, Dani Byrd, and Louis Goldstein
    J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 107, 2804 (2000)
  • Dynamic units in speech production: Evidence from speech production errors
    Louis Goldstein and Dani Byrd
    J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 109, 2381 (2001)
  • Relative timing of the three gestures of North American English /r/
    Bryan Gick and Louis Goldstein
    J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 111, 2481 (2002)
  • Phonemic errors are not always categorical: Articulatory evidence
    Marianne Pouplier and Louis Goldstein
    J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 112, 2417 (2002)
  • TADA: An enhanced, portable Task Dynamics model in MATLAB
    Hosung Nam, Louis Goldstein, Elliot Saltzman, and Dani Byrd
    J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 115, 2430 (2004)
  • Towards standard measures of articulatory timing
    Leonardo Oliveira, Mariko Yanagawa, Louis Goldstein, and Ioana Chitoran
    J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 116, 2643 (2004)
  • Position and place effects in Russian word-initial and word-medial stop clusters
    Alexei Kochetov and Louis Goldstein
    J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 117, 2571 (2005)
  • The role of intonational phrasing in the elicitation of speech errors
    Marianne Pouplier, Mark Tiede, Stefanie Shattuck-Hufnagel, Man Gao, and Louis Goldstein
    J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 117, 2622 (2005)
  • Taking the measure of phonetic structure
    Louis Goldstein
    J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 118, 2012 (2005)
  • A coupled oscillator model of intergestural timing within syllables
    Hosung Nam, Louis Goldstein, and Elliot Saltzman
    J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 118, 2034 (2005)
  • Consonant-vowel place linkages in the babbling of 6-, 9- and 12-month-old learners of French, English, and Mandarin
    Sara Giulivi, D. H. Whalen, Louis M. Goldstein, and Andrea G. Levitt
    J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 119, 3421 (2006)

Invited Conference Addresses (Last ten years)

  • Goldstein, L. (1995). Articulatory gestures as phonological units. Interdisciplinary symposium: Language and Gesture: Unity or Duality, University of New Mexico.
  • Goldstein, L. (1995). Articulatory phonology: Theory and applications to clinical practice. Special session at the American Speech and Hearing Association. Orlando, FL.
  • C. Browman, L. Goldstein, A. Jebbour, E. Selkirk (1996). An articulatory study of Berber syllabification. Conference on the phonology of Berber languages. University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
  • Goldstein, L. (1997). The emergence of intergestural coordination and phonological development. Conference to honor Katherine S. Harris. Graduate Center of the City University of New York.
  • C. P. Browman, L. Goldstein, D. Honorof, A. Jebbour and E. Selkirk (1998). Gestural organizations underlying syllable structure in Tashlhiyt Berber. Current Trends in Phonology II, Royaumont, France.
  • C.P. Browman and L. Goldstein. (1998). Modeling syllable structure as constraints on gestural coordination. NSF Workshop on Syllable Structure and Gesture Timing, Ohio State University.
  • Goldstein, L. (1999). Gestural Phonology. American Speech and Hearing Association, San Francisco, CA.
  • Goldstein, L. (2003).Prerequisites for Phonology in Dynamic Gestures. Workshop on Evolution of Syntax and Phonology, SONY Computer Science Laboratory, Paris.
  • Goldstein, L. (2004). Prerequisites for phonology in vocal gestures and their coupling. Plenary lecture, 5th Conference on the Evolution of Language, Leipzig.
  • Goldstein, L. (2005). The combinatorial structure of syllables and modes of coupling vocal gestures. Keynote address, Phonetics and Phonology in Iberia, Barcelona.
  • Goldstein, L. (2005). Emergence of syllable structure from a coupled oscillator model of intergestural timing. Worshop on phonological systems and complex adaptive systems. University of Lyon.
  • Goldstein (2005). Prerequisites for phonology in vocal gestures and their coupling. AAAS Symposium "Some children are left behind: improving reading by understanding language," Washington, DC.
  • Goldstein, L. (2005). Coordinating vocal gestures and origins of the combinatorial structures of syllables. Alice V. and David H. Morris Symposium on the Evolution of Language. Stony Brook University.
  • Goldstein, L. (2005). On Sequencing, Alice V. and David H. Morris Symposium on the Evolution of Language. Stony Brook University.
  • Goldstein,L. (2005). Taking the measure of phonetic structure, Symposium in Honor of Peter Ladefoged's 80th birthday, Acoustical Society of America, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Goldstein, L. (2006). Syllable structure as modes of coordination: C sequences in Berber vs. Georgian. Endangered languages, endangered sounds: Laboratory, field, and phonetic universals. Conference in Honor of Ian Maddieson. Berkeley, CA.
  • Goldstein, L., Nam, H. & Saltzman, E. (2006). A coupled oscillatory model of speech production planning. 5th International Conference on Speech Motor Control, Nijmegen.
  • Goldstein, L. (2007). Using TADA. NSF-funded Workshop: "New Techniques in Sound Pattern Research," Stanford University.
  • Goldstein, L. and Chitoran, I. (2007). Syllable structure and coupled oscillator modes". Workshop on biological foundations of phonology, International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Saarbrucken.
  • Goldstein, L., Nam, H., Saltzman, E. and Chitoran, I. (2008). Coupled oscillator model of speech timing and syllable structure. Special session on Coordination of Speech Gestures. Phonetics Congress of China. Beijing.

Invited Lectures (last ten years)

  • "Articulatory gestures as units of phonological organization." University of Southern California. April, 1997.
  • "Finding phonological structure in the coordination of articulatory gestures." Université Libre de Brussels. May, 1997.
  • "Uncovering constraints on gestural coordination." University of California Los Angeles. June 1997.
  • "Phonological structure and constraints on intergestural relations." University of Southern California. October, 1997.
  • "Constraints on the coordination of articulatory gestures." Johns Hopkins University, Center for Speech and Language Processing, March 1998.
  • "Phonological representation and gestural structures." Department of Linguistics, New York University, April 1999.
  • "Gestural actions units and their emergence in phonological development." MIT. Speech Communication. May 2002
  • "Actions of vocal organs as phonological primitives." University of California, Santa Cruz, Mind and Meaning Series, Octoober, 2002.
  • "Actions of vocal organs as phonological units." Columbia University. Language and Cognition, University Seminar #681, November 2002.
  • "Coupled oscillator models of syllable structure," Stony Brook University, April 2004.
  • "Syllable structure and modes of coupling the dynamics of gestures," MIT, Department of Linguistics, April 2004.
  • "Syllable structure and modes of coupled dynamic systems," UCLA, 14 May 2004.
  • "The combinatorial structure of syllables and modes of coupling vocal gestures," University of Southern California, October 2005.
  • "The combinatorial structure of syllables and modes of coupling vocal gestures," University of Pennsylvania, October 2005.
  • "Syllable structure in Articulatory Phonology: a coupled oscillator model" MARCS Auditory Laboratories, University of Western Sydney, March 2007.

Other Recent Conference Presentations

  • Kochetov, A. and L. Goldstein (2006). Optimal timing patterns and the recoverability of the palatal gesture. Canadian Linguistic Association.
  • Chitoran, I. and L. Goldstein. (2006). Testing the phonological status of perceptual recoverability: Articulatory evidence from Georgian. Tenth Conference on Laboratory Phonology, Paris.
  • Pouplier M., S. Shattuck-Hufnagel, M. Tiede & L. Goldstein (2006). The effect of prosodic phrasing on speech errors. Tenth Conference on Laboratory Phonology, Paris.
  • Nam, H., E. Saltzman & L. Goldstein (2006). Dynamical modeling of supragestural timing. Tenth Conference on Laboratory Phonology, Paris.
  • Saltzman, E., Goldstein, L., Holt, K., Kluzik, J. Nam, H. (2007). Gait Wheels and Foot Cycles: A Parallel between the Dynamics of Locomotion and Speech. 11th International Conference on Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University.

Ongoing Funded Research Projects

2007-2012 PI, "Variability and Error in Speech Production," National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders.
2007-2010 Subcontract PI, "Collaborative Research: Landmark-based Robust Speech Recognition Using Prosody-guided models of speech variability," NSF (PI: Carol Espy-Wilson)
2007-2012 Investigator, "The nature and acquisition of the speech code and reading," National Institute of Child Health and Development Program Project grant (PI: Carol Fowler)
Subproject on articulatory phonology and the dynamical nature of speech planning units
-2007 Investigator, "Early ontogeny of attunement to the language environment," National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (PI: Catherine T. Best).
Project investigates the relation between the child' developing speech production/perception and gestural properties of the ambient language.
-2007 Investigator: "Imitation: a tool for studying speech perception," National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (PI: Carol Fowler).
Project investigates the role of imitation in the evolution of systems of discrete speech gestures. The relation between intrinsically stable coupled modes for actions and learned linguistic modes was developed in this project.
2006-2009 Investigator: "Mechanisms of consonant assimilation," Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (PI: Alexei Kochetov).

Recently completed

2005-2006 PI, "A first Kayardild audiovisual text corpus, with prosodic annotations," Endangered Language Documentation Programme, School of Oriental and African Studies, London.
-2003 Investigator, "Temporal structuring of speech and manual gestures," National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (PI: Elliot Saltzman).
Project investigates the dynamic properties of temporally patterned behaviors and their coordination, including tongue movements during speech. Competitive oscillator models of speech planning were developed and implemented in this project, and the connection between these models and syllable structure was developed.
1985-1999 Co-PI, "Modeling Phonetic Structure using Articulatory Dynamics," NSF (PI: Catherine Browman).