The Experimental Syntax (Xsyn) Lab in the Department of Linguistics at Simon Fraser University focuses on the study of natural language syntax and its interface to semantics, using data obtained through controlled experimentation from both adults and children, and statistical patterns found in naturally occurring corpora. The lab also does research on computational applications of linguistic theories, using mathematically well-defined grammar formalisms such as Tree Adjoining Grammars.
Experimental Syntax Lab
The XSyn Lab is meeting weekly in Spring 2019, on Wednesdays, at 1:30pm, in the Experimental Syntax Lab (RCB 7420).
Check out our lab spotlight here for some more insight into what we do here in the experimental syntax lab!
- Kyeong-min Kim Dissertation Defense (December 20, 2018)
- Sara Williamson Thesis Defense (June 25, 2018)
- Sara Williamson CLA Presentation (May 30 - June 1, 2018)
- Trevor Block CLA Poster (May 30 - June 1, 2018)
- Keir Moulton NWLC 2018 Keynote Speaker (April 28-29, 2018)
- Chung-hye Han & Sara Williamson TAG+13 Presentation (September 4-6, 2017)
- Tanie Cheng admitted to UBC Speech Pathology
- Sara Williamson NWLC 33 Presentation (May 7, 2017)
- Keir Moulton WCCFL 35 Keynote Presentation (April 30, 2017)