publications in reversed chronological order.


  1. Encoding of speech in convolutional layers and the brain stem based on language experience Beguš, Gašper, Zhou, Alan, and Zhao, T. Christina bioRxiv 2022 [Abs] [HTML] [PDF]
  2. Local and non-local dependency learning and emergence of rule-like representations in speech data by deep convolutional generative adversarial networks Beguš, Gašper Computer Speech & Language 2022 [Abs] [HTML] [PDF]
  3. Distinguishing cognitive from historical influences in phonology Beguš, Gašper Language 2022 [Abs] [HTML] [PDF]
  4. Lexicon against Naturalness: Unnatural Gradient Phonotactic Restrictions in Tarma Quechua Beguš, Gašper, Nazarov, Aleksei, Björklund, Anna, and Baldoceda, Blas Puente Preprint 2022 [Abs] [HTML] [PDF]
  5. Interpreting Intermediate Convolutional Layers of Generative CNNs Trained on Waveforms Beguš, Gašper, and Zhou, Alan IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing 2022 [Abs] [HTML] [PDF]
  6. Toward understanding the communication in sperm whales Andreas, J., Beguš, G., Bronstein, M., Diamant, R., Delaney, D., Gero, S., Goldwasser, S., Gruber, D., de Haas, S., Malkin, P., Pavlov, N., Payne, R., Petri, G., Rus, D., Sharma, P., Tchernov, D., Tønnesen, P., Torralba, A., Vogt, D., and Wood, R. iScience 2022 [Abs] [HTML] [PDF]
  7. Interpreting Intermediate Convolutional Layers In Unsupervised Acoustic Word Classification Beguš, Gašper, and Zhou, Alan In ICASSP 2022 - 2022 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP) 2022 [Abs] [HTML] [PDF]
  8. Modeling speech recognition and synthesis simultaneously: Encoding and decoding lexical and sublexical semantic information into speech with no direct access to speech data Beguš, Gašper, and Zhou, Alan In Proc. Interspeech 2022 2022 [Abs] [HTML] [PDF]
  9. Articulation GAN: Unsupervised modeling of articulatory learning Beguš, Gašper, Zhou, Alan, Wu, Peter, and Anumanchipalli, Gopala K. arXiv 2022 [Abs] [HTML] [PDF]


  1. CiwGAN and fiwGAN: Encoding information in acoustic data to model lexical learning with Generative Adversarial Networks Beguš, Gašper Neural Networks 2021 [Abs] [HTML] [PDF]
  2. Segmental Phonetics and Phonology in Caucasian languages Beguš, Gašper In The Oxford Handbook of Languages of the Caucasus 2021 [Abs] [HTML] [PDF]
  3. Deep sound change: Deep and iterative learning, convolutional neural networks, and language change Beguš, Gašper Preprint 2021 [Abs] [HTML] [PDF]
  4. Identity-Based Patterns in Deep Convolutional Networks: Generative Adversarial Phonology and Reduplication Beguš, Gašper Transactions of the Association for Computational Linguistics 2021 [Abs] [HTML] [PDF]
  5. Tone, stress, quantity, and quality: prosodic patterns and tonal wug-tests in Žiri Slovenian Beguš, Gašper, and Jurgec, Peter Preprint 2021 [Abs] [HTML] [PDF]


  1. Generative Adversarial Phonology: Modeling Unsupervised Phonetic and Phonological Learning With Neural Networks Beguš, Gašper Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence 2020 [Abs] [HTML] [PDF]
  2. Modeling unsupervised phonetic and phonological learning in Generative Adversarial Phonology Beguš, Gašper In Proceedings of the Society for Computation in Linguistics 2020 [Abs] [HTML] [PDF]
  3. Estimating historical probabilities of natural and unnatural processes Beguš, Gašper Phonology 2020 [Abs] [HTML] [PDF]


  1. Post-nasal devoicing and the blurring process Beguš, Gašper Journal of Linguistics 2019 [Abs] [HTML]


  1. Gradient trends against phonetic naturalness: The case of Tarma Quechua Beguš, Gašper, and Nazarov, Aleksei In NELS 48: Proceedings of the Forty-Eighth Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society 2018 [PDF]


  1. A Formal Model of Phonological Typology Beguš, Gašper In Proceedings of the West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics 2017 [Abs] [HTML] [PDF]
  2. Effects of ejective stops on preceding vowel duration Beguš, Gašper Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 2017 [Abs] [HTML] [PDF]


  1. The phonetics of the independent svarita in Vedic Beguš, Gašper In Proceedings of the 26th Annual UCLA Indo-European Conference 2016 [HTML] [PDF]


  1. A new rule in vedic metrics Beguš, Gašper Journal of the American Oriental Society 2015 [Abs] [HTML] [PDF]
  2. The circumflex advancement in prekmurje Slovenian and Bednja Kajkavian Beguš, Gašper Zeitschrift für Slawistik 2015 [Abs] [HTML]


  1. Relativna kronologija naglasnih pojavov govora Žirovske kotline poljanskega narečja Beguš, Gašper Slovenski jezik – Slovene Linguistic Studies 2011 [Abs] [HTML] [PDF]