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Seiichiro Inaba, Ph.D.

Professor of Japanese Linguistics

Department of Foreign Languages

San José State University

カリフォルニア州立大学サンノゼ校

外国語学部

教授・言語学博士

稲葉生一郎



Background:

Seiichiro Inaba was born and raised in Japan and received his Ph.D. in Linguistics from the University of Hawaii in 1996. He came to San José State University from its sister school Cal State Fullerton in 1998. His specializing areas are Japanese Linguistics, Phonological Theory and Computational Linguistics. 


Publications:

INABA, SEIICHIRO.  2005. [-3]型アクセント規則の再考汎用性と音声指導への提言」 [Research into the antepenultimate accent rule―A proposal toward a versatile rule for accent patterns of Japanese loanwords and its application of Japanese accent teaching]. 言語学と日本語教育 IV [Linguistics and Japanese Language Education]. ed. by Masahiko Minami.  Tokyo: Kurosio Publishers.  295-307.

INABA, SEIICHIRO.  2005. [-3]型アクセント規則の韻律音韻論からの再考―外来語と複合名詞のデフォルトアクセント型の統合分析―」  [A Metrical Approach to the Antepenultimate Accent Rule in Japanese: An Integrated Analysis of the Default Accentuation in Loanwords and Nominal Compounds].  Journal CAJLE (Canadian Association for Japanese Language Education).   Vol. 7: 75-95.

INABA, SEIICHIRO.  2004.  「複合名詞のアクセント規則とリズム指導」  [Accent Rules of Japanese Compound Nouns and Rhythm Instruction]. 『言語学と日本語教育 III』  [Linguistics and Japanese Language Education III]. eds.  by Masahiko Minami and Makiko Asano.   Tokyo: Kurosio Publishers.  137-56.

INABA, SEIICHIRO.  2003. 「複合名詞を使った発音指導」 [Accent Instruction by the Use of Nominal Compounds in Japanese]  Journal CAJLE (Canadian Association for Japanese Language Education) Vol. 5: 1-13.

INABA, SEIICHIRO. 2002. '長い’複合名詞のリズムとアクセント―韻律音韻論からの考察―」[Rhythm and Accentuation of 'Long' Nominal Compounds: An Approach Based on Metrical Phonology].  『世界の日本語教育』 [Japanese-Language Education around the Globe] Vol. 12:163-74.

INABA, SEIICHIRO.  2001. 「最近の外来語の短母音化の韻律分析と日本語のリズム指導」 [A Metrical Analysis of Vowel Shortening in Recent Japanese Loanwords and Japanese Rhythm Instruction]  Journal CAJLE (Canadian Association for Japanese Language Education) Vol. 4: 1-16.

INABA, SEIICHIRO. 2001. 「日本語らしい自然な発音の実用的指導を目指して ―音響音声実験の結果から― [Practical Instruction for Japanese Rhythm from an Acoustic Analysis].  Proceeding of Nihon Kyooiku Gakkai (Society of Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language) 145-50.   Tokyo: Tokyo Woman’s College.       

INABA, SEIICHIRO.  2001.  「認知的表層三連拍フットとリズム指導(最近のカタカナ語に見られる短縮表記の一考察)」  [Cognitive Surface Ternary Feet and Rhythm Instruction]. 『言語学と日本語教育 II』  [Linguistics and Japanese Language Education II]. eds.  by Masahiko Minami and  Yukiko Sasaki Alam. Tokyo: Kurosio Publishers.  292-95.

INABA, SEIICHIRO. 2001.  Vowel Shortening and Surface Ternary Feet (Ternary Rhythm Through Strictly Binary Footing).  Pacific Asia Conference of Language, Information and Computation (PACLIC ) Vol. 15: 195-202.  Hong Kong: City University of Hong Kong.

INABA, SEIICHIRO. 1999.  「韻律論のコンピューター表現による日本語のリズム指導」  [A Computational Expression of Metrical Theory and Japanese Language Education]  Proceedings of The Second International Conference on Computer Technology and Japanese Language Education (CASTEL/J): 126-31. Toronto: University of Toronto.

INABA, SEIICHIRO. 1999. 「韻律論と外来語を使ったリズム指導」 [Metrical Phonology and Its Practical Application to Teaching Japanese Rhythmic Patterns by the Use of Footed Loanwords]. 『言語学と日本語教育』  [Linguistics and Japanese Language Education]. ed. by Yukiko Sasaki Alam. Tokyo: Kurosio Publishers.  95-112.

INABA, SEIICHIRO.  1998. Moras, Syllables, and Feet in Japanese. Pacific Asia Conference of Language, Information and Computation (PACLIC ) Vol. 12: 106-117. Singapore: National University of Singapore.

INABA, SEIICHIRO. 1997.  Evidence for Surface Ternary Feet in Japanese. Proceedings of The First  International Conference on Cognitive Science (ICCS): Vol.1:33-38. Seoul: Seoul National University.

INABA, SEIICHIRO. 1997.  A Metrical Approach to Accent Patterns of Loanwords in Japanese. Proceedings of 12th Annual Meeting of south Eastern Association of Teachers of Japanese (SEATJ):57-66. Atlanta: Georgia Institute of Technology.

INABA, SEIICHIRO. 1996.  A Computational Expression of Initial Binary Feet and Surface Ternary Feet in Metrical Theory. Pacific Asia Conference of Language, Information and Computation (PACLIC) Vol. 11:277-87. Seoul: Language Education and Research Institute, Kyung Hee University.

INABA, SEIICHIRO. 1996.  Initial Binary Feet and Surface Ternary Feet in Metrical Theory.  Ph.D. Dissertation.  Hawaii: University of Hawai´i. 1-251.

INABA, SEIICHIRO. 1992.  Some aspects of prosodic hierarchy in Japanese. Working Papers in Linguistics 24:1-16. Honolulu: Department of Linguistics, University of Hawai´i.

 

Conference Presentations:

INABA, SEIICHIRO.   Computerized Placement Tests for Japanese, Chinese, and Vietnamese.   Foreign Language Association Northern California (FLANC) Fall Conference 2006.  Berkeley: University of California, Berkeley, November 2006.

INABA, SEIICHIRO「複合名詞のアクセント」 [Accentuation of Japaense Nominal Compounds].  The Eighth Annual International Conference of the Japanese Society for Language Sciences (JSLS) 2006.  Tokyo: International Christian University, June 2006.

INABA, SEIICHIRO 「最適性理論から見た複合名詞のアクセント(日本語学習者支援を目指して)」 [Accentuation of Japanese Nominal Compounds under Optimality Theory]. The Fifth International Conference on Practical Linguistics of Japanese.  (ICPLJ V). San Francisco: San Francisco State University, March 2006.

INABA, SEIICHIRO 「一度に認知できる音韻長の限界―外来語のデフォルトアクセント型からの仮説」 [A 2-Foot Boundary for ‘Immediate’ Foot ConstructionHypothesis from the Default Accent Patterns of Japanese Loanwords].  The Seventh Annual International Conference, The Japanese Society for Language Sciences (JSLS) 2005.  Tokyo: Sophia University, August 2005.

INABA, SEIICHIRO. 「[-3]型アクセント規則の韻律音韻論からの考察ー外来語と複合名詞のアクセント型の統合分析」[Research into the Antepenultimate Accent Rule-An Integrated Metrical Analysis of Loanwords and Nominal Compounds in Japanese] The Fourth International Conference on Practical Linguistics of Japanese.  (ICPLJ IV). San Francisco: San Francisco State University, April  2004.

INABA, SEIICHIRO. 「複合名詞のデフォルトアクセント規則とリズム指導」[Default Accent Rules of Japanese Nominal Compounds and Rhythm Instruction] Canadian Association for Japanese Language Education  (CAJLE). Toronto: The Japan Foundation, June 2002.

 INABA, SEIICHIRO. 「韻律音論から見た長い複合名詞のリズムとアクセント」[A Metrical Approach to Rhythm and Accentuation of 'Long' Nominal Compounds] The Third International Conference on Practical Linguistics of Japanese.  (ICPLJ III). San Francisco: San Francisco State University, March 2002.

INABA, SEIICHIRO.「日本語らしい自然な発音の実用的指導を目指して ―音響音声実験の結果から―」 [Practical Instruction for Japanese Rhythm from an Acoustic Analysis].  Proceeding of Nohon Kyooiku Gakkai (Society of Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language) Spring 2001.  Tokyo: Tokyo Woman’s College, May 2001.

INABA, SEIICHIRO. Vowel Shortening and Surface Ternary Feet (Ternary Rhythm Through Strictly Binary Footing).  Pacific Asia Conference of Language, Information and Computation (PACLIC 15): Hong Kong: City University of Hong Kong, January 2001.

INABA, SEIICHIRO. A Metrical Analysis of Vowel Shortening in Recent Japanese Loanwords and Japanese Rhythm Instruction.  Canadian Association for Japanese Language Education  (CAJLE). Toronto: The Japan Foundation, August 2000.

INABA, SEIICHIRO. Vowel Shortening in Japanese Loanwords under Metrics and Rhythm Instruction. (Poster Presentation)  The Second International Conference on Practical Linguistics of Japanese.  (ICPLJ II). San Francisco: San Francisco State University, April 2000.

INABA, SEIICHIRO. A Computational Expression of Metrical Theory and Japanese Language Education. Computer Technology and Japanese Language Education (CASTEL/J). Toronto: University of Toronto, August 1999.

INABA, SEIICHIRO. An Application of Metrical Phonology to Japanese Language Education. International Conference on Practical Linguistics of Japanese in Memory of Professor Toshiko Mishima (ICPLJ I). San Francisco: San Francisco State University; May 1998.

INABA, SEIICHIRO. Prosodic Hierarchy in Japanese. The 26th Annual Meeting of the Linguistics Association of the Southwest (LASSO XXVI). Los Angeles: University of California, Los Angeles; October 1997.

INABA, SEIICHIRO. Evidence for Surface Ternary Feet in Japanese. The First International Conference on Cognitive Science (ICCS). Seoul: Seoul National University; August 1997.

INABA, SEIICHIRO. A Metrical Approach to Accent Patterns of Loanwords in Japanese and A Computational Expression of the Approach. The Fifth Annual Interdisciplinary Linguistics Symposium. Fullerton: California State University, Fullerton; April 1997.

INABA, SEIICHIRO. A Metrical Approach to Accent Patterns of Loanwords in Japanese. The 12th Annual Meeting of South Eastern Association of Teachers of Japanese (SEATJ). Atlanta: Georgia Institute of Technology; March 1997.

INABA, SEIICHIRO. A Computational Expression of Initial Binary Feet and Surface Ternary Feet in Metrical Theory. Pacific Asia Conference of Language, Information and Computation (PACLIC 11). Seoul: Language Education and Research Institute, Kyung Hee University; December 1996.

 

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