Selected papers & talks

I. Papers

  1. Kauhanen, H. & Walkden, G. (accepted).
    Deriving the constant rate effect.
    Natural Language & Linguistic Theory.
    postprint (pdf)
  2. Kauhanen, H. 2017.
    Neutral change.
    Journal of Linguistics, 53(2), 327–358.
    paper postprint (pdf)

II. Conference presentations

  1. Kauhanen, H., Gopal, D. & Galla, T. (accepted).
    Spatial distributions of linguistic features are determined by the interaction of endogenous and exogenous dynamics.
    2017 International Conference on Computational Social Science, Cologne, 10–13 July 2017.
  2. Kauhanen, H., Heycock, C. & Wallenberg, J. C. 2017.
    Grammar competition in neutral learning: A reply to Han et al. (2016)
    Formal Ways of Analyzing Variation 4 (FWAV4), York, 29–30 June 2017.*
  3. Gopal, D., Kauhanen, H. & Nichols, S. 2017.
    Modelling similarity-driven phonological generalisations.
    4th International Workshop on Sound Change (WSC4), Edinburgh, 19–22 April 2017.*
    poster (pdf)
  4. Beavers, J., Everdell, M., Jerro, K., Kauhanen, H., Koontz-Garboden, A., LeBovidge, E. & Nichols, S. 2017.
    Two types of states: a cross-linguistic study of change-of-state verb roots.
    91st Annual Meeting of the Linguistics Society of America, Austin, TX, 5–8 January 2017.*
  5. Kauhanen, H. 2016.
    Naive parameter diachrony, with and without biases.
    2016 Annual Meeting of the Linguistics Association of Great Britain, York, 6–9 September 2016.
  6. Kauhanen, H. & Walkden, G. 2016.
    A production bias model of the constant rate effect.
    18th Diachronic Generative Syntax conference (DiGS 18), Ghent, 29 June–1 July 2016.
    slides (pdf)
  7. Kauhanen, H. 2016.
    Stable variation arises from noisy across-population bias distributions in the absence of global bias.
    DiGS 18 pre-conference workshop “The Determinants of Diachronic Stability”, Ghent, 28 June 2016.
    slides (pdf)
  8. Kauhanen, H. & Walkden, G. 2016.
    A production bias model of the constant rate effect.
    New Ways of Analyzing Syntactic Variation 2 (NWASV2), Ghent, 19–20 May 2016.
    slides (pdf)
  9. Kauhanen, H. & Walkden, G. 2016.
    A production bias model of the constant rate effect.
    GLOW 2016 – 39th Generative Linguistics in the Old World, Göttingen, 5–8 April 2016.
    slides (pdf)
  10. Kauhanen, H. & Walkden, G. 2016.
    Signal or noise? Biases, interactions and the constant rate effect.
    Dealing with Bad Data in Linguistic Theory, Amsterdam, 17–18 March 2016.
    slides (pdf)
  11. Kauhanen, H. 2015.
    Neutral change is a characteristic property of clusterized language communities.
    2015 Annual Meeting of the Linguistics Association of Great Britain, London, 15–18 September 2015.
    slides (pdf)
  12. Kauhanen, H. & Walkden, G. 2015.
    A population dynamic mechanism for the constant rate effect (and beyond).
    22nd International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Naples, 27–31 July 2015.
    slides (pdf)
  13. Kauhanen, H. 2015.
    Preferential attachment, neutral evolution and the shape of language change.
    International Conference on Computational Social Science, Helsinki, 8–11 June 2015.
    poster (pdf)
  14. Kauhanen, H. 2014.
    Platonic and Heraclitean language change: chasing the S-curve through community structure.
    Manchester Forum in Linguistics, Manchester, 13–14 November 2014.
    slides (pdf)
  15. Kauhanen, H. 2014.
    Assortative mixing, neutrality, and the shape of language change.
    Student Conference in Complexity Science, Brighton, 19–22 August 2014.
    poster (pdf)

* = HK not present for presentation

III. Informal talks

  1. Kauhanen, H. & Walkden, G. 2015.
    Deriving the constant rate effect in language change.
    Friday complexity seminar, Department of Physics, The University of Manchester, Manchester, 27 November 2015.
    slides (pdf)
  2. Kauhanen, H. 2015.
    Probing language change using computer simulations: the case of neutral change.
    Workshop on “Quantitative and Digital Humanities in the Arts”, methods@manchester Methods Fair 2015, Manchester, 4 November 2015.
    slides (pdf)
  3. Kauhanen, H. 2015.
    Networks in change: how neutral can one be?
    Langwidge Sandwidge, Manchester, 5 May 2015.
    handout (pdf)
  4. Kauhanen, H. 2014.
    Evolutionary game theory.
    Postgridiots, Manchester, 21 October 2014.
    handout (pdf)

IV. Theses

  1. Kauhanen, H. 2010.
    The problem of implementation and its relation to the philosophy of cognitive science.
    Master’s thesis, University of Helsinki.
    pdf