Jerid Francom Ph.D. Linguistics, Cognitive Science

Assistant Professor of Spanish & Linguistics

Wake Forest University

Location
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
Discipline
Linguistics
Interests
Syntax, semantics, non-canonical word-order, information structure, discourse movement, the nature of grammaticality, linguistic methodology, experimental syntax, psycholinguistics, language processing, syntactic persistence, implicit learning
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Jerid Francom is an assistant professor of Spanish and Linguistics at Wake Forest University in North Carolina in the United States. He received his PhD From the University of Arizona. His research interests include psycholinguistics, corpus linguistics and formal syntax. He has published articles on treebank and corpus design and measures of corpus representativeness through psycholinguistic measures. He teaches both upper-division undergraduate courses for the Spanish major/minor and core courses for the linguistics minor.
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Publications

Kernel density estimation for text-based geolocation

Hulden M, Silfverberg M, Francom J

Proceedings of the twenty-ninth meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) (2015)

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ACTIV-ES: a comparable , cross-dialect corpus of ‘everyday ’ Spanish from Argentina, Mexico and Spain

Francom J, Hulden M, Ussishkin A

The ninth international conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (2014)

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Weighted and unweighted transducers for tweet normalization

Hulden M, Francom J

Tweet Normalization Workshop at SEPLN 2013 (2013)

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Diacritic error detection and restoration via part-of-speech tags

Francom J, Hulden M

Proceedings of the 6th Language and Technology Conference: Human Language Technologies as a Challenge for Computer Science and Linguistics (2013)

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Finite state applications with Javascript

Hulden M, Silfverberg M, Francom J

Proceedings of the 19th Nordic Conference of Computational Linguistics (2013)

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Boosting Statistical Tagger Accuracy with Simple Rule-Based Grammars

Hulden M, Francom J

Proceedings of the Eighth International Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'12) (2012)

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Wh-movement: interrogatives, exclamatives and relatives

Francom J

The Handbook of Hispanic Linguistics (2011)

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How specialized are specialized corpora? Behavioral evaluation of corpus representativeness for Maltese

Francom J, LaCross A, Ussishkin A

Proceedings of the Seventh conference on International Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC `10) (2010)

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Experimental Syntax: exploring the effect of repeated exposure to anomalous syntactic structure --evidence from rating and reading tasks

Francom J

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La cláusula reducida y el libre orden de palabras en español

Francom J

Divergencias: revista de estudios lingüísticos y literarios (2003)

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Creating a Web-based Lexical Corpus and Information-extraction Tools for the Semitic Language Maltese

Francom J, Ussishkin A, Woudstra D

Proceedings of the SALTMIL 2009 workshop on Information Retrieval and Information Extraction for Less Resourced Languages. (2009)

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Parallel Multi-Theory Annotations of Syntactic Structure

Francom J, Hulden M

Proceedings of the Sixth International Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'08) (2008)

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Variación estilística y dialecto: un estudio de acomodación de lenguaje en el suroeste de Arizona

Francom J

Annual Proceedings of the Thirteenth Annual Hispanic Symoposium (2003)

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Is Lexical Access Mediated by the Syllabic and/or CV Structure of Words? Exploring Transposed-Letter Priming Effects

Francom J

UW Working Papers in Linguistics (2008)

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Professional experience

Assistant Professor of Spanish & Linguistics

Wake Forest University

July 2009 - Present

Graduate Associate Teacher

The University of Arizona

August 2001 - December 2008 (7 years 4 months)

Education history

The University of Arizona

Ph.D. Linguistics, Cognitive Science

August 2004 - August 2009 (5 years)

The University of Arizona

M.A. Hispanic Linguistics

August 2001 - May 2004 (2 years 9 months)

University of Cambridge

Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA)

August 1998 - September 1998 (1 month)

The University of Arizona

BA History

August 1996 - August 1998 (2 years)