Yusuke Kubota (窪田 悠介) ========================= <IMG SRC="portrait.jpg" align="right"> <ul class="breadcrumb"> <li><a href="cv.pdf"><strong>CV</strong></a></li> / <li><a href="papers/papers.html"><strong>Papers and presentations</strong></a></li> </ul> Associate Professor (准教授) <br> [National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics (国立国語研究所)](https://www.ninjal.ac.jp/) <br> **Email:** <IMG SRC="mail.png" align="center"> --------------------------------- #### Research interests: Syntax, semantics, syntax-semantics interface, categorial grammar, corpus linguistics, treebank-based linguistic research --------------------------------- #### Recent/upcoming talks - 理論言語学に未来はあるか? ([日本言語学会第159回大会](http://www.ls-japan.org/modules/documents/index.php?cat_id=30)シンポジウム「AIによって大きく揺さぶられる言語理論 --意味論の観点から--」企画・司会: 今仁生美) 2019/11/17. 名古屋学院大学. - Connectionism is coming back, but Old AI is also coming back (and why all this matters for linguistics). [NINJAL-UHM Linguistics Workshop on Syntax-Semantics Interface, Language Acquisition, and Naturalistic Data Analysis.](https://ninjaluhmlinguisticsworkshop.wordpress.com/) University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu. 2019/10/13. [**slides**](hawaii00.pdf) - (with Koyo Akuzawa) A semantic analysis of embedded tense in finite control in Japanese. Japanese and Korean Linguistics 27. 2019/10/18-20. Sogang University, Seoul. [**slides**](jk2019.pdf) <!-- - カテゴリ文法と言語学 (と生成文法). NINJALサロン. 2019/6/18. 国立国語研究所. [**スライド**](salon-slides.pdf) - カテゴリ文法・意味計算・文処理 (言語学会ワークショップ「計算心理言語学−概要と展望−」企画・司会: 折田 奈甫 2019/6/23 10:00-12:00 一橋大学) - (with Bob Levine) Modal auxiliaries and negation: a type-logical accoun. WoLLIC 2019. Utrecht University. 2019/7/5. - [KLS 44](https://www.kls-linguist.com/) シンポジウム [「高度文法情報付きコーパスとその日本語研究への応用」](https://www.ninjal.ac.jp/event/specialists/project-meeting/m-2019/20190714/) 2019/7/14 13:30-16:30 関西大学・千里山キャンパス --> --------------------------------- <!-- Recent work --> #### Recent work - (with Bob Levine) *Type-Logical Syntax*. To appear from MIT Press. - A non-ellipsis-containing analysis of 'ellipsis-containing antecedents'. To appear in the Festschrift for Professor Takane Ito. [**PDF**](papers/non-ellipsis.pdf) - (with Koji Mineshima, Bob Levine and Daisuke Bekki) Underspecification and interpretive parallelism in Dependent Type Semantics. In *Proceedings of the IWCS 2019 Workshop on Computing Semantics with Types, Frames and Related Structures*. 1-9. [**PDF**](https://www.aclweb.org/anthology/W19-1001/) - (with Bob Levine) Modal auxiliaries and negation: A type-logical account. *Proceedings of WoLLIC 2019*. [**PDF**](papers/modals_wollic_llncs.pdf) - (with Koyo Akuzawa) A semantic analysis of finite control in Japanese. To appear in *Proceedings of Japanese and Korean Linguistics 26*. [**PDF**](papers/jk.pdf) - HPSG and categorial grammar. To appear in Anne Abeill&eacute;, Robert D. Borsley, Jean-Pierre Koenig and Stefan M&uuml;ller eds. *Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar: The Handbook*, Language Science Press. - (with Ai Kubota) Probing the nature of an island constraint with a parsed corpus: A case study on the Coordinate Structure Constraint in Japanese. [*Linguistic Issues in Language Technology*](http://csli-lilt.stanford.edu/) 18(3). 1-24. [**PDF**](papers/kubota-kubota-csc.pdf) --------------------------------- #### Past Events - [OSU-Tsukuba Joint Linguistics Workshop](FebWorkshop.html) - [Robert Levine教授連続講演会 (お茶大)](ocha-lectures.html) - [Seminar in Linguistics (at Tsukuba)](seminar.html) - Workshop at the ELSJ Spring Forum: [Using treebanks for linguistic research](elsj-sf-ws-abstract.pdf) (Sapporo, May 13, 2018) Speakers: Misato Ido, Ayaka Suzuki, Nobuyoshi Miyoshi - Invited lecture by Professor Robert Levine at the ELSJ Spring Forum (Sapporo, May 13, 2018): 'Biolinguistics': Some foundational problems [[abstract]](http://elsj.jp/wp-content/uploads/ELSJ_SpringForum2018_guest-lectures_0331.pdf) - 2018/3/21-22 [Workshop on Conceptual and Methodological Alternatives in Theoretical Linguistics](workshop.html) - 2018/2-2018/3 [意味論勉強会 (カテゴリ文法入門 -- CG Intro lectures)](cg.html) - 2016/10/14-16 [New landscapes in theoretical computational linguistics](http://www.u.tsukuba.ac.jp/~kubota.yusuke.fn/NewLandscapes.html) Workshop co-sponsored by OSU Discovery Themes Initiative and Tsukuba ICR - 2015/10/24-25 [Dynamic Semantics: Modern Type Theoretic and Category Theoretic Approaches](http://www.u.tsukuba.ac.jp/~kubota.yusuke.fn/DynamicSemanticsWS.html) Two-day workshop on dynamic semantics co-sponsored by OSU Ling TIE, Tsukuba ICR and JSPS - 2015/8/10-14 [Empirical Advances in Categorial Grammar (ESSLLI 2015 Workshop)](http://www.u.tsukuba.ac.jp/~kubota.yusuke.fn/cg2015.html) [**Proceedings**](http://www.u.tsukuba.ac.jp/~kubota.yusuke.fn/cg2015-proceedings.pdf) - 2015/7/20-31 [Empirical Applications of Type-Logical Categorial Grammar (two week course at the LSA Institute)](http://www.u.tsukuba.ac.jp/~kubota.yusuke.fn/lsa/lsa-institute2015.html) --------------------------------- <!-- Misc. --> <a id="misc"></a> #### Some useful things <!-- - [RDx: A lightweight markup language for LaTeX](latex/rdx.html) (Try this if you think LaTeX source files are too complicated to edit.) - [Further thoughts on RDx](latex/rdx.html) (Wouldn't it be good if you could write definition for abbreviation **directly** in the file that you edit?) - [Simplifying BibTeX notation](bibtex.html) - [Evil mode in emacs](evil.html) (not yet written) (The evil mode in emacs is lovely, and very powerful.) --> - [Markdown](http://daringfireball.net/projects/markdown/) - [Marp](https://yhatt.github.io/marp/) -- a tool for writing presentation slides in markdown - [Strapdown.js](http://strapdownjs.com/) -- html template for markdown - Steven V. Miller's post on [writing a CV in R Markdown](http://svmiller.com/blog/2016/03/svm-r-markdown-cv/) - [Evil mode in emacs](https://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/Evil) - [text2bib](http://theory.economics.utoronto.ca/text2bib/) - Some good sources of BibTeX files (for linguistics) - [Rich Thomason's BibTeX Bibliographies](http://www.eecs.umich.edu/~rthomaso/bibs/) (fairly large and useful) - [Stefan M&uuml;ller's HPSG Bibliography](https://hpsg.hu-berlin.de/HPSG-Bib/) --------------------------------- #### (かなり) 瑣末なこと - [mozc.elで「句読点で即確定」にする設定](mozc.html) ---------------------------------