Justin Nuger

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Main area of research
Speech recognition

Justin Nuger is a Senior Speech Scientist in the Nuance Mobility Division.  He joined Nuance in 2013 and has been responsible for building and tuning speech recognition and natural language understanding models in various languages for cars, mobile phones, TVs, and other devices.  Prior to joining Nuance, Justin worked on speech recognition at Voxify, which was acquired by [24]7, Inc.  Justin obtained his Ph.D. in linguistics from the University of California, Santa Cruz, where his research focused on the syntax, semantics, and morphology of underdocumented languages.  A revised version of his thesis, which explores the processes underpinning word formation in natural language, was published in 2016.

Selected articles

Building Predicates

This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the processes involved in word formation and the morphosyntax of predication that will appeal to anyone interested in

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Discontiguous reduplication in a local variety of Malay

Discontiguous partial reduplication patterns, in which a string of segments in the reduplicant corresponds with a discontiguous string of segments in the base, have been

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Advances in Comparative Germanic Syntax

The present volume contains a selection of papers presented at the 21st and 22nd Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop held at the University of California, Santa

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