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Presentations

Invited Talks

"The challenges of developing articulatory synthesis models of early vocal production in humans." 175th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Minneapolis Minnesota, May, xx, 2018.

"Designing developmental stage-specific articulation-based speech processing systems for child speech." Dept. of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, The Ohio State University. Columbus, OH, Jun. 26, 2017.

"Characterizing the emergence of commensuration mappings in phonological acquisition." Simon Fraser University, Barnaby, BC, Canada, Oct. 21, 2016.

"Designing computational models of the emergence of the earliest phonological abstractions during infancy." University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, Oct. 20, 2016.

"Formulating the earliest dynamic aspects of phonological acquisition." Workshop on speech dynamics, social meaning, and phonological categories at The 15th Conference on Laboratory Phonology (LabPhon 2016), Ithaca, NY, Jul. 13, 2016.

"The Speech Recognition Virtual Kitchen: Infrastructure for the exchange and preservation of speech research and education technology." Institute of Phonetics and Speech Processing at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Munich, Germany, Oct. 15, 2015.
"Building individual age-varying models of vowel categorization across language communities." Institute of Phonetics and Speech Processing at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Munich, Germany, Oct. 14, 2015.

"Modeling gestural coordination in infant-caregiver dyads in the earliest stages of phonological acquisition." Workshop on gestural coordination within and between speakers in first language phonological acquisition at The 14th Conference on Laboratory Phonology (LabPhon 2014), Tokyo, Japan, Jul. 28, 2014.

"Investigating the relationship between age, gender, and vowel categorization within and across languages: A comparison of Cantonese, English, and Japanese." The 2nd Workshop on Innovations in Cantonese Linguistics (WICL 2), Chicago, IL, Mar. 7, 2014. (with Benjamin Munson)

"Prerequisites for computational models of the early emergence of phonological categories." Graduate Institute of Linguistics, National Chung Cheng University, Chia-Yi, Taiwan, Mar. 15, 2013. (with Mary E. Beckman)

Papers with published abstracts

Plummer, Andrew R., 2018. The challenges of developing articulatory synthesis models of early vocal production in humans. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 143, xx.
Wilson, Michael L., Lisa R. O'Bryan, Mary E. Beckman, Andrew R. Plummer, and Benjamin Munson, 2018. Tracking chimpanzee pant-hoot changes across time and space. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 143, xx.

Plummer, Andrew R., 2015. Using the Speech Recognition Virtual Kitchen infrastructure for reproducible cross-disciplinary speech research exchange. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 137, 2303.

Plummer, Andrew R., 2014. A virtual environment for modeling the acquisition of vowel normalization. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 135, 2357.

Plummer, Andrew R., 2013. Graph alignment and cross-modal learning during early infancy. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 134, 4236.

Plummer, Andrew R., Benjamin Munson, Lucie Ménard, and Mary E. Beckman, 2013. Examining the relationship between the interpretation of age and gender across languages. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 133, 3339.

Other workshop and conference papers

Plummer, Andrew R. Investigating the cultural and biological evolution of phonological systems using socio-indexical models of early phonological acquisition. Workshop on Linking social effects in language processing to social effects in language evolution , The Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, Sep. 16, 2016.

Plummer, Andrew R. Higher-order structure for vowel variation is specific to the culture and individual listener. Workshop on higher-order structure in speech variability at The 15th Conference on Laboratory Phonology (LabPhon 2016), Ithaca, NY, Jul. 17, 2016.

Plummer, Andrew R. Conceptual foundations for modeling the evolution of vowel systems in phylogeny, ontogeny, and language speciation. Workshop on how words emerge and dissolve: evidence from speech production, speech perception, acquisition and disorders, Institute of Phonetics and Speech Processing at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Munich, Germany, Japan, May 17, 2016.

Plummer, Andrew R. Modeling the evolution of vowel systems in phylogeny, ontogeny, and language speciation. The 13th Annual Martin Luther King Day Linguistics Symposium: Mathematical/Computational Modeling and Tools in and for Historical Linguistics (MLK Symposium 2016), Columbus, OH, Jan. 16, 2016. (with Mary E. Beckman)

Plummer, Andrew R. Modeling the emergence of cognitive structures for the acquisition of vowel dynamics during early infancy using manifold alignment. Workshop on gestural coordination within and between speakers in first language phonological acquisition at The 14th Conference on Laboratory Phonology (LabPhon 2014), Tokyo, Japan, Jul. 28, 2014.

Plummer, Andrew R. Modeling the acquisition of vowel normalization as cognitive manifold alignment. The 14th Conference on Laboratory Phonology (LabPhon 2014), Tokyo, Japan, Jul. 25, 2014.

Plummer, Andrew R. Aspects of modeling the learning of vowel normalization. Workshop on Current Issues and Methods in Speaker Adaptation (CIMSA), Columbus, OH, Apr. 7, 2013.

Plummer, Andrew R. and Carl J. Pollard. Bolzano-Lewis possible worlds semantics: An improvement over its successors. The North American Association for the History of the Language Sciences at the Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America (NAAHoLS at LSA 2013), Boston, MA, Jan. 4, 2013.

Plummer, Andrew R. Manifold alignment, vocal imitation, and the perceptual magnet effect. The Annual International Child Phonology Conference (ICPC 2012), Minneapolis, MN, June 5, 2012.

Plummer, Andrew R. Galen’s critique of rationalism and empiricism, and its relevance for modern linguistics. The North American Association for the History of the Language Sciences at the Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America (NAAHoLS at LSA 2012), Portland, OR, Jan. 8, 2012.

Plummer, Andrew R. Nordhaus-Gaddum Results for Restrained Domination and Total Restrained Domination in Graphs. The 19th Cumberland Conference on Combinatorics, Graph Theory, and Computing, Johnson City, TN, May 20, 2006. (with Johannes H. Hattingh, Elizabeth Jonck, and Ernst J. Joubert)

Plummer, Andrew R. Total Restrained Domination in Trees. The 37th Southeastern International Conference on Combinatorics, Graph Theory, and Computing, Boca Raton, FL, March 8, 2006. (with Johannes H. Hattingh, Elizabeth Jonck, and Ernst J. Joubert)