Dernière mise à jour : 27/11/2017

Christophe COUPÉ

  • CR1, CNRS

 04 72 72 65 46

 Christophe.Coupe@cnrs.fr

  • Equipes :
  • Histoire et Ecologie du LANgage et des LANgues




 THÈMES DE RECHERCHE

  • Outils numériques pour la linguistique : sciences des données, modélisation informatique, systèmes complexes, analyses statistiques, systèmes d’information géographique et bases de données
  • Déterminants environnementaux de la diversité linguistique
  • Symbolisme sonore : approches psycholinguistiques et linguistiques
  • Structure et évolution des systèmes de sons : débit et quantité d’information, rythme syllabique, charge fonctionnelle
  • Origines du langage et de la cognition humaine
  • Situations de rencontre : approches psycho-phénoménologiques, techniques d’explicitation

 ACTIVITÉS SCIENTIFIQUES

  • Co-porteur du projet THESEE (THéories et Explorations autour de la Subjectivité et de l'Expérience Explicitée) (2nd co-porteur : Magali Beldame-Ollagnier, Laboratoire ICAR) (Financement labex ASLAN, ENS Lyon & Université Lyon 2)
  • Membre du LABEX ASLAN (Advanced studies on language)
  • Membre du Projet ADYN-BONOBO (Analyse dynamique des vocalisations du bonobo (Pan paniscus))

 ENSEIGNEMENTS

  • Evolution de la cognition, Master 2 Recherche de Sciences Cognitives, Université Lyon 2, Lyon
  • Sciences du langage, Licence 2 de Sciences Cognitives, Université Lyon 2, Lyon
  • Cognition animale, Licence 2 de Sciences Cognitives, Université Lyon 2, Lyon
  • Cognition sociale, Licence 3 de Sciences Cognitives, Université Lyon 2, Lyon
  • Sciences du langage, Licence 1 d'Orthophonie, Institut des Sciences et Techniques de la Réadaptation, Lyon

 ACTIVITÉS D’ENCADREMENT

  • Thèse de doctorat en sciences cognitives de Léa de Carolis (2015-2018)

 PRINCIPALES PUBLICATIONS ET CONFÉRENCES

  • Thèses et mémoires
    • Coupé, C., 2003, "De l'origine du langage à l'origine des langues : modélisations de l'émergence et de l'évolution des systèmes linguistiques", Thèse de Doctorat, Sciences cognitives, Université Lyon 2, Lyon

  • Ouvrages édités
    • Mufwene, S., Coupé, C. & Pellegrino, F. (eds), 2017, "Complexity in Language. Developmental end Evolutionary Perspectives", Cambridge University Press, 251 p.

    • Pellegrino, F., Marsico, E., Chitoran, I. & Coupé, C. (eds), 2009, "Approaches to phonological complexity", 16, Berlin, New York, Mouton de Gruyter, 382 p., 9783110223941

  • Chapitres dans les ouvrages
    • Coupé, C., Marsico, E. & Pellegrino, F., 2017, "To what Extent are Phonological Inventories Complex Systems?", in Complexity in Language. Developmental and Evolutionary Perspectives, Mufwene, S., Coupé, C. & Pellegrino, F. (eds), Cambridge University Press, pp. 135-164

    • Mufwene, S., Coupé, C. & Pellegrino, F., 2017, "Complexity in Language: A Multifaceted Phenomenon", in Complexity in Language: Developmental and Evolutionary Perspectives, Mufwene, S., Coupé, C. & Pellegrino, F. (eds), Cambridge University Press, pp. 1-29

    • Coupé, C., Hombert, J.M., Le Néchet, F., Mathian, H. & Sanders, L., 2017, "Modélisation de l’expansion des populations Bantu dans un espace déjà habité par des populations de chasseurs-collecteurs.", in Peupler la terre : De la préhistoire à l’ère des métropoles, Sanders, L. (ed), Tours, Presses Universitaires François Rabelais

    • Coupé, C., Hombert, J.M., Le Néchet, F., Mathian, H. & Sanders, L., 2017, "Modéliser les migrations et la colonisation de nouveaux territoires par les Homo sapiens", in Peupler la terre : De la préhistoire à l’ère des métropoles, Sanders, L. (ed), Tours, Presses Universitaires François Rabelais

    • Coupé, C., Hombert, J.M., Marsico, E. & Pellegrino, F., 2013, "Investigations into Determinants of the Diversity of the World’s Languages. ", in East Flows the Great River: Festschrift in Honor of Prof. William S-Y. Wang on his 80th Birthday, Shi, F. & Peng, G. (eds), Hong Kong, City University of Hong Kong Press, pp. 75-108

    • Coupé, C., Marsico, E. & Pellegrino, F., 2010, "Les systèmes sonores des langues comme systèmes complexes", in Qu'appelle-t-on aujourd'hui les sciences de la complexité ? Langages, réseaux, marchés, territoires, Weisbuch, G. & Zwirn, H. (eds), Paris, Vuibert, pp. 37-65

    • Coupé, C., 2010, "Evolution du Langage", in Biologie évolutive (Chapitre 17 : Biologie évolutive humaine), Thomas, F., Lefèvre, T. & Raymond, M. (eds), Bruxelles, De Boeck, pp. 672-673

    • Coupé, C., Marsico, E. & Pellegrino, F., 2009, "Structural complexity of phonological systems", in Approaches to phonological complexity, Pellegrino, F., Marsico, E., Chitoran, I. & Coupé, C. (eds), Phonology & Phonetics Series vol. 16, Berlin, New York, Mouton de Gruyter, pp. 141-169

    • Coupé, C., 2009, "Archéologie cognitive : De la matière à l’esprit", in Darwin en tête : l'évolution et les sciences cognitives, Van der Henst, J.B. & Mercier, H. (eds), Grenoble, Presses Universitaires de Grenoble, pp. 159-192

    • Coupé, C. & Hombert, J.M., 2005, "Polygenesis of linguistic strategies: a scenario for the emergence of language", in Language Acquisition, Change and Emergence: essays in evolutionary linguistics, Minett , J. & Wang, W.S. (eds), Hong Kong, City University of Hong Kong Press, pp. 153-201

    • Coupé, C. & Hombert, J.M., 2005, "Les premières traversées maritimes : Une fenêtre sur les cultures et les langues de la préhistoire ", in Aux origines des langues et du langage, Hombert, J.M. (ed), Paris, Fayard, pp. 118-161

    • Coupé, C., 2005, "L’origine du langage, thème récurrent dans la pensée des hommes", in Aux origines des langues et du langage, Hombert, J.M. (ed), Paris, Fayard, pp. 40-41

    • Coupé, C., 2005, "L'impossible quête de la langue mère", in Aux origines des langues et du langage, Hombert, J.M. (ed), Paris, Fayard, pp. 162-195

    • Coupé, C., 2005, "A la recherche des indices du langage articulé", in Aux origines des langues et du langage, Hombert, J.M. (ed), Paris, Fayard, pp. 64-73

  • Articles de revues
    • De Carolis, L., Coupé, C. & Marsico, E., 2017, "Evolutionary roots of sound symbolism. Association tasks of animal properties with phonetic features", Language & Communication, 54, pp. 21-35

    • Coupé, C., 2016, "Commentary: Defining and assessing constraints on linguistic forms", Journal of Language Evolution, 1:1, pp. 52-55

    • Oh, Y., Coupé, C., Marsico, E. & Pellegrino, F., 2015, "Bridging Phonological System and Lexicon: Insights from a Corpus Study of Functional Load", Journal of Phonetics, 53, pp. 153-176

    • Coupé, C., Shuai, S. & Gong, T., 2013, "Review of the 9th International Conference on the Evolution of Language (Evolang9)", Biolinguistics, 7, pp. 112-131

    • Pellegrino, F., Coupé, C. & Marsico, E., 2011, "A cross-language perspective on speech information rate", Language, 87:3, pp. 539-558

    • Gong, T. & Coupé, C., 2011, "A Report on the Workshop on Complexity in Language: Developmental and Evolutionary Perspectives.", Biolinguistics , 5:4, pp. 370-380

    • Marsico, E., Maddieson, I., Coupé, C. & Pellegrino, F., 2005, "Investigating the "hidden" structure of phonological systems", Proceedings of the 30th Meeting of the BLS, Feb 13-16, Berkeley, 30, pp. 256-267

  • Communications avec actes édités
    • Coupé, C. & Maddieson, I., 2016, "Quelle adaptation acoustique pour les langues du monde ?", actes de 13e Congrès Français d'Acoustique joint avec le colloque VIbrations, SHocks and Noise, Le Mans (France), April 11-15

    • Maddieson, I. & Coupé, C., 2015, "Spoken human language diversity and the Acoustic Adaptation Hypothesis", proc. of Conference of the Acoustic Society of America / Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics 25(1), 060005, Jacksonville (Florida), November 2-6

    • Coupé, C., Oh, Y., Pellegrino, F. & Marsico, E., 2014, "Cross-linguistic Investigations of Oral and Silent Reading", proc. of Interspeech 2014, Singapore, September 14-18 (poster)

    • Oh, Y., Coupé, C. & Pellegrino, F., 2013, "Effect of Bilingualism on Speech Rate: the Case of Catalan and Basque Bilinguals in Spain", proc. of The International Congress of Linguists, Geneva, July 21-27 (poster)

    • Oh, Y., Pellegrino, F., Coupé, C. & Marsico, E., 2013, "Cross-language Comparison of Functional Load for Vowels, Consonants, and Tones", proc. of Interspeech 2013, Lyon, France, August 25-29

    • Oh, Y., Pellegrino, F., Marsico, E. & Coupé, C., 2013, "A Quantitative and Typological Approach to Correlating Linguistic Complexity", proc. of the 5th Conference on Quantitative Investigations in Theoretical Linguistics, Leuven, Belgium, September 12-14 (abstract)

    • Maddieson, I., Flavier, S., Marsico, E., Coupé, C. & Pellegrino, F., 2013, "LAPSyD: Lyon-Albuquerque Phonological Systems Database", proc. of 14th Interspeech Conference, Lyon, France, 25-29 August 2013

    • Coupé, C., 2012, "Semiotic investigations into early forms of symbolism and language", proc. of 9th Evolang Conference, Kyoto, March 13-16, Scott-Philips, T., Tamariz, M., Cartmill, E. & Hurford, J. (eds), World Scientific, pp. 80-87 (poster)

    • Pellegrino, F., Marsico, E. & Coupé, C., 2012, "La typologie des systèmes vocaliques revisitée sous l’angle de la charge fonctionnelle.", proc. of Proceedings of the Joint Conference JEP-TALN-RECITAL 2012, volume 1: JEP, Grenoble, 4-8 June, ATALA/AFCP, pp. 617-624 (abstract)

    • Coupé, C., Marsico, E. & Philippson, G., 2011, "How economical are phonological inventories?", proc. of 17th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. , Hong Kong, China, August 17-21 (poster)

    • Coupé, C., 2011, "BALI: A software tool to build experimental material in psycholinguistics ", proc. of Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing (AMLaP) Conference 2011, Paris, France, Sept. 1-3 (abstract) (poster)

    • Delle Luche, C., van Gompel, R., Gayraud, F. & Coupé, C., 2009, "Relative clause attachment biases are affected by the form of the relativiser: Evidence from French", proc. of CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Davis, CA, 26-29 mars (abstract)

    • Ke, J., Coupé, C. & Gong, T., 2006, "A little bit more, a lot better - Language emergence from quantitative to qualitative change", proc. of 6th International Conference on the Evolution of Language, Roma, Italy, April 12-15, pp. 419-420 (abstract)

    • Coupé, C., 2006, "Distributed Cognition & The Emergence of Language: Language as a Representational Medium", proc. of 2nd Conference on Language, Culture and Mind, ENST, Paris, July 17-20, pp. 37-38 (abstract)

    • Marsico, E., Maddieson, I., Coupé, C. & Pellegrino, F., 2005, "Etude typologique des contraintes portant sur la constitution des systèmes phonologiques", actes de 7èmes Journées internationales du Réseau français de phonologie, Aix-en-Provence, France, 2-4 juin (résumé)

    • Coupé, C., Marsico, E. & Pellegrino, F., 2005, "Complex patterns in phonological systems", proc. of Approaches to complexity in language, Helsinki, Finlande, 24-26 Août, pp. 1 (abstract)

    • Coupé, C., 2004, "A unified computer model for internal and external constraints in language evolution", proc. of 5th International Conference on the Evolution of Language, Leipzig, 31 March - 3 April 2004, pp. 34-35 (abstract)

    • Hombert, J.M. & Coupé, C., 2004, "Sea-crossings capacities and opportunities during prehistory: Survey and comparison between Homo species", proc. of 5th International Conférence on the Evolution of Language, Leipzig, Germany, March 31 – April 3, pp. 55 (abstract)

    • Wang, F., Minett, J. & Coupé, C., 2003, "A quantitative study on Chinese dialects", proc. of 12th Annual Conference of the International Association of Chinese Linguistics (IACL-12) & 2nd International Symposium of Chinese Linguistics (ISCL-2), Linguistics Institute of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Nankai University, Tianjin, China, June 18-22 (abstract)

    • Au, C.P. & Coupé, C., 2003, "A Computational Model on the Emergence of Vowel Transition Perception", proc. of Proccedings of the 15th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Barcelona, Spain, 3-9 August 2003

    • Ke, J., Wang, F. & Coupé, C., 2002, "The Rise and Fall of Homophones: a Window to Language Evolution", proc. of 4th International Conference on the Evolution of Language, Harvard, Etats-Unis, March 27-30, pp. 58 (abstract)

    • Marsico, E., Coupé, C., Pellegrino, F. & Hombert, J.M., 2002, "Vers une mesure de la complexité des systèmes phonologiques", actes de IIIèmes Journées d'Etudes Linguistiques, "Universaux sonores", Nantes, France, 21-23 Mars 2002

    • Marsico, E., Coupé, C. & Pellegrino, F., 2002, "A semiotic approach to the origin of language", proc. of 4th International Conference on the Evolution of Language, Harvard, Etats-unis, March 27-30, pp. 73 (abstract)

    • Hombert, J.M. & Coupé, C., 2002, "Language polygenesis: what type of evidence?", proc. of 4th International Conference on the Evolution of Language, Harvard, United States, March 27-30, pp. 52 (abstract)

    • Coupé, C. & Hombert, J.M., 2002, "Language at 70.000 BP: Evidence from sea-crossings", proc. of 4th International Conference on the Evolution of Language, Harvard, United States, March 27-30, pp. 27 (abstract)

    • Coupé, C. & Hombert, J.M., 2001, "Paléo-environnement et cognition", actes de Colloque Inter-disciplinaire en Sciences Cognitives (ARCO) 2001, Lyon, France, Dec. 12-14 (résumé) (poster)

    • Marsico, E., Coupé, C. & Pellegrino, F., 2000, "Evaluating the influence of language contact on lexical changes", proc. of 3rd International Conference on the Evolution of Language, ENST, Paris, France, April 3-6, pp. 154-155 (abstract)

    • Coupé, C., Nguyen, P. & Stern, J., 1999, "The Effectiveness of Lattice Attacks Against Low-Exponent RSA", proc. of Second International Workshop on Practice and Theory in Public Key Cryptography, PKC'99, Kamakura, Kanagawa, Japan, 1-3 mars 2003, H. Imai and Y. Zheng (Eds.), Volume 1560 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer-Verlag, pp. 204-218

  • Séminaires invités
    • Coupé, C., 2014, "Understanding early human migrations: From archaeological data to statistical and multi-agent modelling", Séminaire Transmondyn, Department of Anthropology, Washington State University, Pullman, USA, 14.11.2014

    • Coupé, C., 2013, "Quelques approches de la complexité en linguistique. Théories, mesures et modèles. ", Séminaire du laboratoire Inserm "Imagerie et Cerveau", Université François Rabelais (Tours), 24 janvier 2013

    • Coupé, C., 2013, "Aux origines du langage", Nankai University, Tianjin, Chine, 26 mars 2013

  • Communications
    • Coupé, C., 2017, "Ecological constraints on linguistic diversity", SLE 2017, University of Zurich, September 10-13

    • Cazemajou, A., Ollagnier-Beldame, M. & Coupé, C., 2017, "Towards a comprehensive view on therapeutic processes. How do first-time encounters and clinical interventions work?", International Systemic Research Conference, Heidelberg, March 8-11

    • Cazemajou, A., Ollagnier-Beldame, M. & Coupé, C., 2017, "The Explicitation Interview. A method devised to explore experience", European Summer Research Institute (ESRI), Mind & Life Europe, Chiemsee, Germany, July 27 – August 2 (poster)

    • Ollagnier-Beldame, M., Coupé, C. & Cazemajou, A., 2017, "Thésée Project. THeories and Explorations of Subjectivity and Explicited Experience", European Summer Research Institute (ESRI), Mind & Life Europe, Chiemsee (Germany), July 27 – August 2 (poster)

    • Coupé, C., Ollagnier-Beldame, M. & Cazemajou, A., 2017, "Phénoménologie de la rencontre : Etude des formes de discours intérieur lors d’une première rencontre soignant-soigné", Journée d’étude sur le langage intérieur , Université de Tours, March 22

    • Cazemajou, A., Ollagnier-Beldame, M. & Coupé, C., 2017, "Résultats du projet Thésée", Workshop L’expérience vécue de la première rencontre soignant-soigné, Lyon, March 29-31

    • Cazemajou, A., Ollagnier-Beldame, M. & Coupé, C., 2017, "Présentation du projet Thésée", Workshop L’expérience vécue de la première rencontre soignant-soigné, Lyon, March 29-31

    • Cazemajou, A., Ollagnier-Beldame, M. & Coupé, C., 2017, "La première rencontre entre soignant et soigné : Expérience vécue et catégories descriptives", Séminaire du laboratoire Acté, Université de Clermont-Ferrand, February 6

    • Coupé, C., Ollagnier-Beldame, M. & Cazemajou, A., 2016, "Meeting you, meeting me: Phenomenological construction of intersubjectivity in the case of first-time encounters", 31st International Congress of Psychology, Yokohama, July 24-29

    • Cazemajou, A., Coupé, C. & Ollagnier-Beldame, M., 2016, "La première rencontre entre soignant et soigné : étude psychophénoménologique", Séminaire InSitu du laboratoire ACTé, Université de Clermont-Ferrand, May 4

    • Ollagnier-Beldame, M., Coupé, C. & Cazemajou, A., 2016, "Integrating the lived experience of subjects: Towards a holistic science of intersubjectivity", 31st International Congress of Psychology, Yokohama, July 24-29

    • De Carolis, L., Coupé, C. & Marsico, E., 2015, "Sound symbolism investigations in a population of French speakers. 24-26 septembre 2015.", Protolang 4, Roma, September 24-26 (poster)

    • Le Néchet, F., Mathian, H., Sanders, L., Coupé, C. & Hombert, J.M., 2015, "Simulating the effects of local interactions on the Neolithic Bantu migrations", 19th European Colloquium on Theoretical and Quantitative Geography - ECTQG2015, Bari, September 3-7

    • Coupé, C., 2015, "Testing the Acoustic Adaptation Hypothesis with GIS and spatial regression models", Causality in the Language Sciences Conference, MPI for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, April 13-15

    • Coupé, C., 2015, "Le climat et son impact sur l’évolution des langues du monde", Conférence Evolyon, Musée des Confluences de Lyon, November 25

    • Coupé, C., Marsico, E., Oh, Y. & Pellegrino, F., 2015, "Cross-linguistic investigations of the organizational scales in phonological systems", 11th Conference of the Association for Linguistic Typology (ALT 2015), Albuquerque (New Mexico), August 1-3

    • Pellegrino, F., Marsico, E. & Coupé, C., 2012, "Vowel inventories revisited: the functional load of vowel contrasts", 86th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America (LSA), Portland, USA, 5-8 January (poster)

    • Coupé, C. & Hombert, J.M., 2012, "Impact of climatic and ecological contexts on sociolinguistic factors among Bantu populations.", The impact of a major environmental crisis on species, populations and communities: the fragmentation of African forests at the end of the Holocene., Académie des Sciences, Paris, 1-2 March (poster)

    • Coupé, C., Marsico, E. & Pellegrino, F., 2012, "An evolutionary model of phonological inventories based on synchronic data.", 2nd Workshop on Sound Change, Kloster Seeon (Germany), 2-4 may (poster)

    • Coupé, C., 2012, "Les langues aujourd'hui et demain", Workshop “L’Homme demain”, Toulouse, 21-22 juin

    • Coupé, C., 2012, "Ecological constraints on language diversity and evolution", 4th Conference in Evolutionary Linguistics (CIEL), Beijing, 9-11 November 2012

    • Coupé, C. & Hombert, J.M., 2012, "Impact of climatic and ecological contexts on sociolinguistic factors among Bantu populations.",., Académie des Sciences, Paris, 1-2 March (poster)", The impact of a major environmental crisis on species, populations and communities: the fragmentation of African forests at the end of the Holocene, Paris, Académie des Sciences, March 1-2 (poster)

    • Coupé, C., 2012, "Origine et évolution des langues : écologie naturelle et sociale", Workshop “L’Homme demain”, Toulouse, June 21-22

    • Coupé, C., Marsico, E. & Pellegrino, F., 2011, "Complexity of phonological systems: Synchronic analyses & evolutionary models", Workshop on Language & Complexity, Lyon, France, May 23-24

    • Pellegrino, F., Coupé, C. & Marsico, E., 2007, "An Information Theory-Based Approach to the Balance of Complexity between Phonetics, Phonology and Morphosyntax", 81st Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Anaheim, CA, USA, 4-7 January 2007

    • Pellegrino, F., Coupé, C. & Marsico, E., 2007, "Complexité des systemes phonologiques : primitives et structures ", Colloque "Systèmes complexes en sciences humaines et sociales", Cerisy-la-salle, 26/05/2007-02/06/2007

    • Coupé, C., 2007, "Origins of language: neurobiological evolution, socio-cultural development and their interactions", Japanese-French Frontiers of Science (JFFoS) Symposium, Kanagawa, Japan, 27-29/01/2007

    • Coupé, C., 2007, "Social structures and their influence on language change", Erice Summer School "Statistical Physics of Social Dynamics: Opinions, Semiotic Dynamics, and Language” , Erice, Italy, 15-20 July 2007

    • Coupé, C., 2007, "Toward a database of classification systems. Semantic description and analyses", Practical Applications in Language & Computers (PALC'07), Lodz, Poland, April 19-22

    • Coupé, C., 2006, "Carrying meaning on representational media. The place of language.", “Cradle of Language” Conference, Stellenbosch, South Africa, Nov. 7-10

    • Coupé, C., Marsico, E. & Pellegrino, F., 2005, "Complexity of phonological inventories: features and structures", Workshop Phonological systems and complex adaptive systems, Lyon, France, 4-6 juillet

    • Coupé, C., 2005, "Influence of ecology on linguistic systems", Eco-cultural Niche Modeling Symposium, Les Eyzies (France), 24-27 Septembre 2005

    • Coupé, C. & Hombert, J.M., 2003, "De l'Afrique à l'Australie : Traversées maritimes, routes côtière et émergence du langage. ", Réunion annuelle de la Société d'anthropologie de Paris, Paris, France, Jan. 16-18

  • Articles dans magazines
    • Oh, Y., Pellegrino, F., Coupé, C. & Marsico, E., 2014, "La complexité des langues du monde", 82, Dossier Pour la Science, pp. 66-71

    • Pellegrino, F., Coupé, C. & Marsico, E., 2012, "Les langues du monde : un même débit d'information", 420, Pour la Science, pp. 66-71

  • Film ou radio
    • Coupé, C., 2012, "Participation à l'émission "La Fabrique de l'Histoire"", Paris, France Culture, 45min

    • Coupe, C., 2010, "Les origines du langage et le développement de la pensée symbolique", France, ENS LYON/DGESCO, 70mn