Research

Here you’ll find my publications and recent work.

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Bennett, Ryan, Máire Ní Chiosáin, Jaye Padgett, & Grant McGuire (2017). An ultrasound study of Connemara Irish palatalization and velarization. Journal of the International Phonetic Association, 1-44. doi:10.1017/S0025100317000494. See abstract and paper

Padgett, Jaye (2014). On the origins of the prosodic word in Russian. In Campbell, N., D. Gibbon & D. Hirst (eds.) Proceedings of the Speech Prosody 2014 Conference, 368-371. See abstract and paper

Myers, Scott & Jaye Padgett (2014). Domain generalization in artificial language learning. Phonology 31.3, 399-433. See abstract and paper

Padgett, Jaye (2012). The role of prosody in Russian voicing. In Borowsky, T., S. Kawahara, T. Shinya & M. Sugahara (eds.) Prosody matters: essays in honor of Lisa Selkirk. London: Equinox, 181-207. See abstract and paper

Ní Chiosáin, Máire & Jaye Padgett (2012). An acoustic and perceptual study of Connemara Irish palatalization. Journal of the International Phonetic Association 42.2, 171-191. See abstract and paper

Padgett, Jaye (2011). Consonant-vowel place feature interactions. In Van Oostendorp, M., C. Ewen, E. Hume & K. Rice (eds.) The Blackwell companion to phonology, volume 3. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 1761-1786. See abstract and paper

Żygis, Marzena & Jaye Padgett (2010). A perceptual study of Polish fricatives, and its implications for historical sound change. Journal of phonetics 38, 207-226. See abstract and paper

Sanders, Nathan & Jaye Padgett (2010). Predicting vowel inventories from a dispersion-focalization model: new results. Proceedings from the annual meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society, volume 44.2 (2008). Chicago: Chicago Linguistic Society, 293-307. See abstract and paper

Padgett, Jaye (2010). Laboratory Phonology 8 (review). Language 86.4, 957-960. PDF

Padgett, Jaye (2010). Russian consonant-vowel interactions and derivational opacity. In Brown, W., A. Cooper, A. Fisher, E. Kesici, N. Predolac & D. Zec (eds.) Proceedings of the eighteenth Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics meeting (second Cornell meeting, 2009). Ann Arbor: Michigan Slavic Publications, 353-382. PDF

Padgett, Jaye (2010). Russian /Cju/ and “perceptual” vs. “phonological” theories of borrowing: a reply to Paradis (and Thibeault). Lingua 120.5, 1233-1239. See abstract and paper

Padgett, Jaye (2009). Systemic contrast and Catalan rhotics. The linguistic review 26.4, 431-463. See abstract and paper

Ní Chiosáin, Máire & Jaye Padgett (2009). Contrast, comparison sets, and the perceptual space. In Parker, S. (ed.) Phonological argumentation: essays on evidence and motivation. London: Equinox Publishing, 103-121. See abstract and paper

Padgett, Jaye (2008). Glides, vowels, and features. Lingua 118, 1937-1955. See abstract and paper

Padgett, Jaye & Marzena Żygis (2007). The evolution of sibilants in Polish and Russian. Journal of Slavic linguistics 15.2, 291-324. See abstract and paper

Padgett, Jaye & Marija Tabain (2005). Adaptive Dispersion Theory and phonological vowel reduction in Russian. Phonetica 62, 14-54. See abstract and paper

Padgett, Jaye (2004). Russian vowel reduction and Dispersion Theory. Phonological studies 7, 81-96. See abstract and paper

Padgett, Jaye (2003). The emergence of contrastive palatalization in Russian. In Holt, D. E. (ed.) Optimality Theory and language change. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Press, 307-335. See abstract and paper

Padgett, Jaye (2003). Contrast and post-velar fronting in Russian. Natural language and linguistic theory 21.1, 39-87. See abstract and paper

Padgett, Jaye (2002). Constraint conjunction versus grounded constraint subhierarchies in Optimality Theory. Ms., University of California, Santa Cruz. PDF

Padgett, Jaye (2002). Russian voicing assimilation, final devoicing, and the problem of [v]. Ms., UC Santa Cruz. PDF

Padgett, Jaye (2002). Feature classes in phonology. Language 78.1, 81-110. See abstract and paper

Padgett, Jaye (2001). Contrast dispersion and Russian palatalization. In Hume, E. & K. Johnson (eds.) The role of speech perception in phonology. San Diego, CA: Academic Press, 187-218. PDF

Ní Chiosáin, Máire & Jaye Padgett (2001). Markedness, segment realization, and locality in spreading. In Lombardi, L. (ed.) Segmental phonology in Optimality Theory: constraints and representations. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 118-156. See abstract and paper

Itô, Junko, Armin Mester & Jaye Padgett (1999). Lexical classes in Japanese: a reply to Rice. Phonology at Santa Cruz, Volume 6. Santa Cruz, CA: Linguistics Research Center, UCSC, 39-46. [Revised version (not available here) published as: Itô, Junko, Armin Mester & Jaye Padgett (2001). Alternations and distributional patterns in Japanese phonology. Journal of the Phonetic Society of Japan 5.2, 54-60.] PDF

Padgett, Jaye (2001). Feature classes in phonology (unabridged). (Longer version of paper that appeared in Language (see above).) Ms., UC Santa Cruz. See abstract and paper

Padgett, Jaye (1997). Perceptual distance of contrast: vowel height and nasality. In Walker, R., M. Katayama & D. Karvonen (eds.) Phonology at Santa Cruz Vol. 5. Santa Cruz, CA: Linguistics Research Center, UC Santa Cruz, 63-78. PDF

Ní Chiosáin, Máire & Jaye Padgett (1997). Markedness, segment realization, and locality in spreading (version 1997). Report no. LRC-97-01, Linguistics Research Center, Department of Linguistics, UC Santa Cruz. [Unpublished and different version from that above.] PDF

Padgett, Jaye (1995). Feature classes. In Beckman, J., S. Urbanczyk & L. Walsh (eds.) University of Massachusetts Occasional Papers in Linguistics UMOP 18. Amherst: GLSA, 385-420. PDF

Padgett, Jaye (1995). Partial class behavior and nasal place assimilation. Proceedings of the South Western Optimality Theory Workshop 1995. Tuscon, AZ: The University of Arizona Coyote Papers, 145-183. PDF

Padgett, Jaye (1995). Stricture in feature geometry. Stanford, CA: CSLI Publications. See abstract

Itô, Junko, Armin Mester & Jaye Padgett (1995). Licensing and underspecification in Optimality Theory. Linguistic inquiry 26.4, 571-613. See abstract and paper

Padgett, Jaye (1994). Stricture and nasal place assimilation. Natural language and linguistic theory 12.3, 465-513. See abstract and paper

Merchant, Jason, Jaye Padgett & Rachel Walker (eds.) (1994). Phonology at Santa Cruz PASC 3. Santa Cruz: Linguistics Research Center, UC Santa Cruz. PDF

Ní Chiosáin, Máire & Jaye Padgett (1993). Inherent VPlace. Report No. LRC-93-09, Linguistics Research Center, University of California, Santa Cruz. PDF

Mester, Armin & Jaye Padgett (1994). Directional Syllabification in Generalized Alignment. In Merchant, J., J. Padgett & R. Walker (eds.) Phonology at Santa Cruz 3. 79-85. PDF

Padgett, Jaye (1992). OCP subsidiary features. In Proceedings of NELS 22. Amherst, MA: GLSA Publications, Department of Linguistics, 335-346. PDF

Padgett, Jaye (1991). Stricture in feature geometry. Ph.D. dissertation, UMass, Amherst [Revised version published by CSLI Press, Stanford, CA, 1995]. PDF