Publications

Book

Péter Rácz. (2013). Salience in Sociolinguistics. Berlin/New York: De Gruyter Mouton. (preprint)

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Journal articles

Rácz, Péter, Jennifer B. Hay, and Janet B. Pierrehumbert. “Social Salience Discriminates Learnability of Contextual Cues in an Artificial Language.” Frontiers in Psychology 8 (2017): 51. Research Topic “Perceptual Linguistic Salience: Modeling Causes and Consequences” (link)

Péter Rácz, Jennifer Hay, Jeremy Needle, Jeanette King & Janet B. Pierrehumbert. (2016). Gradient Māori Phonotactics. Te Reo. (preprint)

Beckner, Clay, Péter Rácz, Jennifer Hay, Jürgen Brandstetter, and Christoph Bartneck. “Participants conform to humans but not to humanoid robots in an English past tense formation task.” Journal of Language and Social Psychology 35, no. 2 (2016): 158-179. (preprint) (link)

Péter Rácz & András Schepácz. (2013). The perception of high frequency sibilants in Hungarian male speech. Acta Linguistica Hungarica, volume 60, issue 4, pp. 457-468. (preprint) (link)

Péter Rácz. (2012). Operationalising salience: Definite article reduction in the North of England. English Language and Linguistics, volume 16, issue 01, pp. 57-79. (preprint) (link)

Book chapters

Péter Rácz & Viktória Papp. (2016). Percepts of Hungarian pitch-shifted male speech.  Erez Levon & Ronald Beline Mendes (eds.). Language, Sexuality, and Power. Oxford University Press. (preprint)

Péter Rácz, Viktória Papp & Jennifer B. Hay. (to appear). Chapter 25. Frequency and Corpora. Andrew Hippisley & Gregory Stump (eds.). The Cambridge handbook of morphology. Cambridge University Press. (preprint).

Péter Rácz, Janet B. Pierrehumbert, Jennifer B. Hay & Viktória Papp. (2014). Chapter 2. Morphological Emergence. Brian MacWhinney & William OGrady (eds.). The Handbook of language emergence. Hoboken: Wiley-Blackwell. (preprint)

 

Proceedings

Andrea Bender, Sieghard Beller, Rita Astuti, Olivier Le Guen, Karenleigh Overmann, Péter Rácz, Fiona Jordan, and Mads Solberg. (2017). Anthropological Contributions to Cognitive Science. Proceedings of the Cognitive Science Society. (link))

Jürgen Brandstetter, Péter Rácz, Clay Beckner, Eduardo B. Sandoval, Jennifer B. Hay, & Christoph Bartneck. (2014). A Peer Pressure Experiment: Recreation of the Asch conformity experiment with robots. Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Chicago, Illinois. (preprint)

Péter Rácz, Clay Beckner, Jennifer B. Hay & Janet B. Pierrehumbert. (2014). Rules, Analogy and Social Factors codetermine past-tense formation patterns in English. Baltimore, MD, USA: Joint Workshop between SIGMORPHON and SIGFSM, Association for Computational Linguistics (MORPHFSM2014), 27 Jun 2014.

Péter Rácz. (2012). Salience in sociophonetics – a case study of Hungarian hiatus resolution. In: Ferenc Kiefer and Zoltán Bánréti (eds.) Twenty years of theoretical linguistics in Budapest. Budapest: Tinta Publishing House. pp. 109-122.  (link)

Péter Rácz & Péter Rebrus. (2012). Complexity and distinctiveness in Hungarian possessive allomorphy. In: Ferenc Kiefer, Mária Ladányi & Péter Siptár (eds.). Current Issues in Morphological Theory: (Ir)Regularity, Analogy and Frequency. Selected Papers from the 14th International Morphology Meeting, Budapest, 13-16 May 2010. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. (link)

Péter Rácz. (2010). Phonotactics as competence: the phonotactic judgements of Czech native speakers. In: Márton Sóskuthy (ed.). The Odd Yearbook 2009. Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest. (link)

Invited talks (selected)

Péter Rácz (2017). Learning the English past tense with robots. Talk given at the workshop “Usage statistics, semantic transparency and segmentability in the selection, access and (de)composition of complex words”, University of Freiburg.

Péter Rácz (2017). Language structure from social practice. Talk given at the Manchester Forum in Linguistics, University of Manchester.

Péter Rácz (2016). Social salience discriminates learnability of contextual cues in an artificial language. Talk given at the University of the West of England.

Péter Rácz (2016). Frequency, corpora, and morphological structure. Workshop given at the University of Freiburg.

Péter Rácz, Clay Beckner, Jennifer Hay, Janet B. Pierrehumbert (2016). Modelling morphological convergence in an on-line experiment. Talk given at the University of Freiburg.

Péter Rácz, Márton Sóskuthy, & Dániel Szeredi. (2013). A phonetic study of l-deletion in Hungarian. Talk given at Northwestern University, Il.

Péter Rácz. (2012). Salience in stuff – a case study of Hungarian hiatus resolution. Talk given at the University of Edinburgh.

Conference talks (selected)

Sam Passmore, Péter Rácz & Fiona Jordan. (2017). Patterns and variation in the use of kin terms across languages. Poster presentation at the Annual Conference of the European Human Behaviour and Evolution Association (EHBEA), Paris, France.

Péter Rácz,  Clay Beckner, Jennifer B. Hay & Janet B. Pierrehumbert. (2015). Morphological Convergence as On-line Lexical Analogy. Talk given at the Architectures and Mechanisms of Language Processing Conference (AMLaP), August, Valletta, Malta.

Péter Rácz,  Clay Beckner, Jennifer B. Hay & Janet B. Pierrehumbert. (2014). Morphological variation in the English past tense. Talk given at the New Ways of Analyzing Variation 43, November 2014, Chicago, USA.

Péter Rácz, Clay Beckner, Jennifer B. Hay, & Janet B. Pierrehumbert. (2014). Rules, Analogy, and Social Factors codetermine past-tense formation patterns in English.  Talk given at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Baltimore, Maryland.

Péter Rácz & András Schepácz. (2012). The perception of fronted sibilants in Hungarian male speech. Talk given at the 19th Sociolinguistic Symposium at the Freie Universität, Berlin.

Péter Rácz, Márton Sóskuthy, & Dániel Szeredi. (2012). A phonetic study of l-deletion in Hungarian. Poster presented at the 13th Conference on Laboratory Phonology, Stuttgart.

Péter Rácz. (2011). Rich memory models and t-glottalisation in English. Talk given at OCP8 inMarrakech, Morocco.

Péter Rácz. (2010). A functional approach to sociolinguistic salience – definite article reduction in the North of England. Talk given at the Experimental Approaches to Perception and Production of Language Variation Conference in Groningen.

Bálint Feyér, Péter Rácz, Márton Sóskuthy, & Dániel Szeredi. (2010). Morphology in the extreme: Labial Reduplication in Hungarian. Talk given at Sinfonija 3 at the University of Novi Sad, Serbia.

Péter Rácz & Péter Rebrus. (2010). Complexity and distinctiveness in Hungarian possessive allomorphy. (2010). Talk given at the International Morphology Meeting in Budapest, Hungary.

Dániel Szeredi & Péter Rácz. (2009). Testing usage-based predictions on Hungarian vowel reduction. Poster presented at MFM17 at the University of Manchester.

Péter Rácz & Márton Sóskuthy. (2009). The effects of frequency and morphological complexity on aphasic speech production. (with Márton Sóskuthy) Talk given at the International Conference on the Structure of Hungarian in Debrecen, Hungary.

Péter Rácz. (2009). Further arguments against parsimony: an exemplar-based account of Southern British English glottalisation. Poster at OCP6 at the University of Edinburgh.