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John K. Pate

John K. Pate John K. Pate (
Office: 610 Baldy Hall
Phone: (716) 645-2177

Ph.D., University of Edinburgh

Computational linguistics, language acquisition, grammar induction, Bayesian models, unsupervised learning, corpus linguistics, information-theoretic accounts of language use

Recent Publications:

Pate, J. K. and Goldwater, S. (2015). “Talkers account for listener and channel characteristics to communicate efficiently”, Journal of Memory and Language. 17, pp. 1–17.

Wagner, L., Clopper, C. and Pate, J. K. (2014). “Children’s perception of dialect variation”, Journal of Child Language. 41, pp. 1062–1084.

Pate, J. K. and Goldwater, S. (2013). “Unsupervised dependency parsing with acoustic cues”, Transactions of the Association for Computational Linguistics, pp 63–74.