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 Syntax/Semantics reading group is meeting weekly in Summer 2017, on Thursdays, at 10:00am, in the Experimental Syntax Lab (RCB 7420).
The TAG reading group is meeting weekly in Summer 2017, on Wednesdays, at 2:00pm, 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!
- Tanie Cheng admitted to UBC Speech Pathology
- Sara Williamson NWLC 33 Presentation (May 7, 2017)
- Keir Moulton WCCFL 35 Keynote Presentation (April 30, 2017)
- Akira Omaki visit (Mar 23, 2017)
- Queenie's Thesis Defense (February 3, 2017)
- The 24th Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference (Oct 14-16, 2016): Chung-hye, Kyeong-min and Keir
- Nino Grillo's talk (Aug 2, 2016)