Dr. Kirk Baker

Lexical Intelligence, USA



2008 Ph.D., The Ohio State University, Computational Linguistics

2001 M.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Linguistics

1998 B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Linguistics

Publications (selected)

  1. Baker, K. and Brew, C. (accepted) Multilingual animacy classification by sparse logistic regression. Ohio State Working Papers in Linguistics.
  2. Riha, H. and Baker, K. (2010). Lettered words: using Roman letters to create words in Chinese. In Variation and Change in Morphology, Rainer, Franz, Wolfgang U. Dressler, Dieter Kastovsky and Hans Christian Luschützky (eds.) John Benjamins.
  3. Baker, K, A. Bhandari and R. Thotakura. (2009). An interactive automatic document classification prototype. In Proceedings of the Third Workshop on Human-Computer Interaction and Information Retrieval, 30 -33. Washington, D.C.
  4. Baker, K. and Brew, C. (2008). Statistical identification of English loanwords in Korean using automatically generated training data. In Proceedings of The Sixth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2008), 1159-1163. Marrakech, Morocco.
  5. Baker, K. (2005). Singular value decomposition tutorial. Electronic document.
  6. Gerfen, C. & Baker, K. (2005). Production and perception of glottalized vowels in Coatzospan Mixtec. Journal of Phonetics: 33(3), 311-334.
  7. Baker, K., Mckenzie, A., Biermann, A., & Webelhuth, G. (2004). Constraining user response via multimodal dialog interface. International Journal of Speech Technology: 7(4), 251-258.
  8. Hardy, H., Baker, K., Bonneau-Maynard, H., Devillers, L., Rosset, S., & Strzalkowski, T. (2003). Semantic and dialogic annotation for automated multilingual customer service. In ISCA Eurospeech, Geneva.
  9. Baker, K. (2002). Prosodic structure and perception of Korean domain-initial coronal stops. International Journal of Korean Linguistics: 11, 119-132.
  10. Hardy, H., Baker, K., Devillers, L., Lamel, L., Rosset, S., & Strzalkowski, T., Ursu, C., & Webb, N. (2002). Multi-layer dialogue annotation for automated multilingual customer service. In Proceedings of the ISLE Workshop on Dialogue Tagging for Multi-Modal Human Computer Interaction, Edinburgh.
  11. Kim, S. J. & Baker, K. (1999). Segmental and prosodically-governed delateralization. In Harvard Studies in Korean Linguistics VIII, S. Kuno et al. eds. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University, 152-166.