Jason Riggle

Jason Riggle

Associate Professor, Director of Language Modeling Lab, Department of Linguistcs and Humanities Collegiate Division
Walker 201B
(773) 702-8528

Jason Riggle received his PhD from UCLA in 2004 and joined the faculty of the University of Chicago in 2005. Dr. Riggle is a fellow in the Computation Institute and the director of the Chicago Language Modeling Lab. Dr. Riggle's research interests include: (Computational) Optimality Theory, Learnability Theory, Agent-based models of language evolution, and modeling multi-lingual and multi-dialectal acquisition.

Recent Publications 
  • 2006, Infxing Reduplication in Pima and its Theoretical Consequences. NLLT. 24(3): 857-891
  • forthcoming, The complexity of hypotheses in Optimality Theory. Computational Linguistics.
  • forthcoming, (with Jeff Heinz and Greg Kobele) Evaluating the Complexity of Optimality Theory. Linguistic Inquiry.
Education 
  • PhD, UCLA, 2004