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Peri Bhaskararao

I am a professor at the Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies and  I work on phonetic, grammatical and lexical aspects of South Asian languages.


 
 
 

Publications

Authored Books

Tsuyoshi Nara and Peri Bhaskararao. Songs of the Toda. Osaka : ELPR Series A3-011.91pp [+3CDs with sound files of the songs]. 2003.

Tsuyoshi Nara and Peri Bhaskararao. Toda Texts. Osaka : ELPR Series A3-005.94pp [+CD with sound files of the texts]. 2002.

Tsuyoshi Nara and Peri Bhaskararao. Toda Vocabulary -- A Preliminary List. Osaka : ELPR Series A3-002.208pp. 2001.

Peri Bhaskararao. Koekor Gadaba: A Dravidian language. Pune: Deccan College. 1980.

Peri Bhaskararao. Reduplication and Onomatopoeia in Telugu. Pune: Deccan College. 1977.

Peri Bhaskararao. Practical Phonetics-I. Pune: Deccan College. 1972.

Edited Volumes

Peri Bhaskararao. (ed.) Research on Minority Languages of South and South-East Asia – Working Papers. Vol.2 ILCAA. 2007.

Peri Bhaskararao. (ed.) Research on Minority Languages of South and South-East Asia – Working Papers. ILCAA. 2006.

Peri Bhaskararao and K.V.Subbarao (ed.). Non-nominative Subjects. Volumes 1&2. 325pp + 319pp. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins. 2004.

Peri Bhaskararao. (ed.) Working Papers of International Symposium on Indic Scripts: Past and Present. ILCAA:Tokyo. 391pp. 2003.

Peri Bhaskararao;K. V. Subbarao (ed.) The Yearbook of South Asian Languages 2001. New Delhi. Thousand Oaks. London: Sage Publications. 2001

A.M.Ghatage; D.M. Joshi. Peri Bhaskararao (ed) Studies in Transformational Grammar. Pune: Deccan College. 1972.

Papers

Peri Bhaskararao. “Ethnographic Information from Oral Texts: The Narration of the pÔs̱t Ceremony Of the Todas of the Nilagiris”. Interdisciplinary Journal of Linguistics (University of Kashmir). 3. 47-76pp. 2010.

Peri Bhaskararao and Peter Ladefoged. “Timing constraints within gestures: A re-examination of Toda sibilants”.Indian Linguistics. Vol. 70.73-78pp. 2009.

Peri Bhaskararao; Sheeba Hassan; I.A.Naikoo; P.A.Ganai; N.H.Wani; T.Ahmad. “A Phonetic Study of Kashmiri Palatalization”. In: Minegishi, M. et al (ed.). Field Research, Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Informatics. [Working Papers in Corpus-based Linguistics and Language Education - No.3]. Tokyo: Tokyo University of Foreign Studies. 1-17pp. 2009.

Peri Bhaskararao. “Toda Verbs ‘to be’ and ‘to become’”.In: Bhaskararao Peri (ed.) Research on Minority Languages of South and South-East Asia – Working Papers Vol.2 ILCAA. 112-118 pp. 2007.

Peri Bhaskararao. “Toda Verbal Stem Alternants”.In: Bhaskararao Peri (ed.) Research on Minority Languages of South and South-East Asia – Working Papers Vol.2 ILCAA. 119-141 pp. 2007.

Peri Bhaskararao. “Toda Verbal Paradigms – Past, Non-past and Negative”.In: Bhaskararao Peri (ed.) Research on Minority Languages of South and South-East Asia – Working Papers. ILCAA. 119-141 pp. 2006.

Peri Bhaskararao. “Telugu”. In: Encyclopedia of Language & Linguistics -Second Edn. Keith Brown (Editor-in-Chief). Elsevier. Vol. 12. 555-58pp. 2005.

Peri Bhaskararao. “Toda”. In: Encyclopedia of Language & Linguistics -Second Edn. Keith Brown (Editor-in-Chief). Elsevier. Vol. 12. 727-30pp. 2005.

Peri Bhaskararao. “Phonetic Documentation of Endangered Languages – Creating a Knowledgebase Containing Sound Recording, Transcription and Analysis”. Acoustic Science and Technology (Journal of the Acoustical Society of Japan) 25:4. 219-226pp. 2004.

K.V.Subbarao and Peri Bhaskararao. “Non-nominative Subjects in Telugu”. In: Peri Bhaskararao. and K.V.Subbarao (ed.). Non-nominative Subjects. Volume 1. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins. 209-244pp. 2004.

Peri Bhaskararao. “Elements of Indian Indic Scripts”. In: Peri Bhaskararao. (ed.) Working Papers of International Symposium on Indic Scripts: Past and Present. ILCAA:Tokyo. 382-391pp. 2003.

Peri Bhaskararao. “Voiced aspiration and tonogenesis in some South-Asian languages”. In: Kaji, S.(ed.) Proceedings of the Symposium on Cross-Linguistic Studies of Tonal phenomena: Tonogenesis, Typology, and Related Topics. Tokyo: ILCAA. 337-51pp. 1999.

Peri Bhaskararao. “Gadaba”. In:Steever, Sanford. (ed.) The Dravidian Languages. London & New York: Routledge. 1998. 328-55pp.

Sinisa Spajic', Peter Ladefoged and Peri Bhaskararao. “The Trills of Toda”. Journal of International Phonetic Association, Vol.26:No.1. 1-22pp. 1996.

Peri Bhaskararao. “A Computerized Lexical Database of Tiddim Chin and Lushai”.In: Nara, Tsuyoshi and Machida, Kazuhiko (ed.) A Computer-Assisted Study of South-Asian Languages. Report No.6. Tokyo: ILCAA. 27-143pp.1996.

Peri Bhaskararao. “An Analysis of Telugu numerals for implementation in a text-to-phoneme system”. In: Tsuyoshi Nara (ed.). A Computer Assisted Study of South-Asian languages. Report No.5. Tokyo: ILCAA. 33-41pp. [with Tsuyoshi Nara]. 1994.

Peri Bhaskararao. “Phonology-Script mismatch and the use of descriptive tags in Indian languages”. In: Tsuyoshi Nara (ed.). A Computer Assisted Study of South-Asian languages. Report No.5. Tokyo: ILCAA. 8-14pp. 1994.

Peri Bhaskararao. “Tiddim Chin verbs and their alternants”. Journal of Asian and African Studies. Nos.46-47: Issue 1. Tokyo: ILCAA. 333-360 pp. 1994.

Peri Bhaskararao. “Phonetic Issues in the preparation of subphonemic segment inventories for concatenative speech synthesis”. Keller, Eric (ed.) Fundamentals of speech synthesis and recognition. John Wiley & Sons. 69-83pp. 1994.

Bhaskararao, Peri, Venkata Peri, and Vishwas Udpikar. 1994. “A text-to-speech system for application by visually handicapped and illiterate”. In Proceedings of ICSLP 94, pages 1239–1242, Yokohama. 1994.

Michael Shalev, Peter Ladefoged and Peri Bhaskararao. “Phonetics of Toda”. PILC Journal of Dravidic Studies, 4:1. 19-56pp. 1994 (Earlier version in: University of California Working Papers in Phonetics. Vol. 84. 89-126 pp.). 1993.

Barbara Blakenship, Peter Ladefoged, Peri Bhaskararao., Nichumeno Chase. “Phonetics of Khonoma Angami”. Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area. University of California, Berkeley. Vol. 16. No.2. 69-88pp. 1993.

Peri Bhaskararao. and Peter Ladefoged. “Two types of voiceless nasals”. Journal of International Phonetic Association. 21:2. 80-88pp. [with Peter Ladefoged]. 1992.

Bhatt , S.; Doctor, R.; Bhaskararao P. “Implementation of a Spelling Checker for Hindi : Usage of Word Formation Rules and Economy”. In: Sinha, R.M.K. (ed) Proc. Computer Processing of Asian Languages-2. 87–92 pp. 1992.

S.M.Ranade and Peri Bhaskararao. “Marathi Word Identification Procedures : Applications for a Spelling Checker”. In: Sinha, R.M.K. (ed) Proc. Computer Processing of Asian Languages-2.80 – 86pp. 1992.

Peri Bhaskararao. and S. Mathew. “Phonemic transcription rules for text-to-speech synthesis of Hindi”. In: Sinha, R.M.K. (ed) Proc. Computer Processing of Asian Languages-2. New Delhi: Tata McGraw Hill. 1992.

Peri Bhaskararao; Godse,G.; Singh, J.; Singh, R. “An Approach to Machine Translation of Cognate Languages -- A Case of Hindi and Panjabi”. In: Sinha, R.M.K. (ed) Proc. Computer Processing of Asian Languages-2.1992.

Peri Bhaskararao and Mathur, Rita. “Phonetic Nature of Anusvaara”. BDCRI. Vol.51-52. 229-31pp. 1991-92.

Peri Bhaskararao.; S.J. Eady; J.H. Esling. “Use of triphones for demisyllable-based speech synthesis”. pp.517-520, Proc. of International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing-91. 1991.

Peri Bhaskararao. “Sounds of Major Indian Languages and of Russian: A Comparison”. BDCRI. 49. 53-58pp. 1990.

Peri Bhaskararao. “The Process of Chiming in Tiddim Chin”. Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area. Berkeley: U. of California. 12:1. 1989.

Peri Bhaskararao. South Asia and transfer of Computer Technology: Some Linguistic Aspects”. In: International Proceedings on Micro-Computer Technology and Cognitive Processes. Aligarh Muslim University. 1987.

Peri Bhaskararao. “A Preliminary Study of Base Vowel Reduction among Indian Languages. Proc. International Workshop in Speech Processing (TIFR, Bombay). 65-72pp. 1988.

Peri Bhaskararao. and M. Prasad. “Length of Marathi /ə/: An Instrumental Study”. BDCRI 45. 1986.

Peri Bhaskararao. “A Re-examinatin of Consonantal and Vowel Sandhi in Telugu”. BDCRI. 1985.

Peri Bhaskararao. “A Note on the Past Irrealis in Telugu”. BDCRI 44. 1985.

Peter Ladefoged and Peri Bhaskararao. “Non-Quantal Aspects of Consonant Production: A Study of Retroflex Consonants”. Journal of Phonetics. 291-302pp. 1983.

Peri Bhaskararao. and S.K.Joshi. “A Study of Newari Classifiers”. BDCRI. 1983.

Peri Bhaskararao. “The Preconsonantal Nasal in Telugu”. Pakha Sanjam (Punjabi Univ.) XV. 385-90pp. 1982.

Peri Bhaskararao. “Verbal Compounding in Telugu”. BDCRI. 35. 1975.

Peri Bhaskararao. “The Syntax of Telugu Existential and Copulative Predications”. In: Verhaar, J.W.M. (ed.). Verb ‘to be’ and Its Synonyms. Vol. 5. Foundations of Language Supplementary Series. Dordrecht, Holland. 1973.

Peri Bhaskararao. “Pronouns and Pronominal Compounds in Telugu”. Proc. of the 3rd Seminar on Dravidian Linguistics. 263-72pp. Annamalainagar: Annamalai University. 1972.

Peri Bhaskararao. “On Delimitation”. Studies in Transformational Grammar. Pune: Deccan College. 1972.

Peri Bhaskararao. “A sketch of Koekor Gadaba Phonology”. Linguistic Survey Bulletin. Pune: Deccan College.1970.

Peri Bhaskararao. “A Grammar of Telugu Causative Constructions”. Proc. of the 1st All-India Conference of Lingists. Pune: Linguistic Society of India. 1970.

Peri Bhaskararao. “Gutob Gadaba Phonology”. Linguistic Survey Bulletin. Pune: Deccan College.1969.

Editorial Work

Worked as the Chief Editor of "Indian Linguistics", and edited four volumes of the journal (1977: Vol 38 (total 263pp.); 1978: Vol 38 (total 314pp.); 1979: Vol 40 (total 322 pp.); 1980: Vol 41 (total 205 pp.).

Member, Editorial Team, South Asia Language Pedagogy and Technology [E-Journal of the South Asia Language Resource Center, University of Chicago. 2008~ http://salpat.uchicago.edu/index.php/salpat/about/editorialTeam]

Professional Memberships

Life Member, Linguistic Society of India (positions held: Editor of Publications,Treasurer, Vice-President;Currently President (2009-2011)

Life Member, Dravidian Linguistic Association

Life Member, International Phonetic Association (Past Council Member)

Life Member, Acoustical Society of India

Life Member, Phonetic Society of India

Contact

ILCAA, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
Asahi-cho 3-11-1, Fuchu-shi
Tokyo 183-8534, Japan
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