I am a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. I work at the Institute for Research in Cognitive Science (Office: 3401 Walnut, rm 427)
Infant language development, computational modeling, phonological acquisition,
speech segmentation, artiﬁcial language learning, information retrieval.
- The Induction of Phonotactics for Speech Segmentation - my dissertation. I obtained my PhD in Linguistics from Utrecht University, 2011. (advisor: René Kager)
- StaGe Software Package (SSP) - a set of tools to calculate phonotactic probabilities, to run phonotactic learning simulations and to use phonotactic probabilities and/or constraints to segment transcribed utterances of continuous speech.
(see Research for more information)