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Sonderforschungsbereich 732:

Presentations of our SFB members in 2011

IWCS 2011, Oxford,

Jason Utt & Sebastian Padó:

Ontology-based Distinction between Polysemy and Homonymy

Psycholinguistics lab meetings at USC University of Southern California, Los Angeles,

Sofiana Chiriacescu:

Stability of reference, discourse prominence and pe-marking in Romanian

Oberseminar: Aktuelle Themen der romanischen Sprachwissen-schaft, Universität Tübingen

Daniela Marzo & Birgit Umbreit:

Konversionen im Französischen und Italienischen (Invited talk) 

DGfS-Jahrestagung, Universität Göttingen,

Artemis Alexiadou & Florian Schäfer:

 (Non-)Canonical Passives (Leiter AG 9)

DGfS-Jahrestagung, Universität Göttingen,

Elena Karagjosova:

‘Nämlich’: A unified account

DGfS-Jahrestagung, Universität Göttingen,

Fabienne Martin:

Elaboration and additive markers

DGfS-Jahrestagung, Universität Göttingen,

Marcel Pitteroff:

German sich-lassen middles

DGfS-Jahrestagung, Universität Göttingen,

Arndt Riester & Stefan Baumann:

Information structure annotation and secondary accents

DGfS-Jahrestagung, Universität Göttingen,

Boris Haselbach, Kurt Eberle & Kerstin Eckart:

Datenbank-Repräsentation und Visualisierung semantischer Repräsentationen in Flat Underspecified DRT (Poster bei der Postersession der Sektion CL)

DGfS-Jahrestagung, Universität Göttingen,

Nina Seemann, Kerstin Eckart, Arndt Riester & Katrin Schweitzer:

Querying Information Status and Prosody Annotations: The Problem of Deviating Primary Data (Poster bei der Postersession der Sektion CL)

35th Penn Linguistics Colloquium, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia,

Cinzia Campanini & Florian Schäfer:

Optional Se-Constructions in Romance: Syntactic Encoding of Conceptual Information

Spring ParGram meeting und Thematic Workshop on Spacial and Temporal Relatons in LFG, University of Debrecen,

Aoife Cahill:

German generation report

John Hopkins University, Baltimore

Hinrich Schütze:

Integrating history-length interpolation and classes in language modeling 

21st Colloquium on Generative Grammar, Universidad de Sevilla,

Cinzia Campanini & Florian Schäfer:

Optional Se-Constructions in Romance: Syntactic Encoding of Conceptual Information

21st Colloquium on Generative Grammar, Universidad de Sevilla,

Marcel Pitteroff & Artemis Alexiadou:

The Properties of German sl-middles

SWIGG 11, Université de Genève,

Boris Haselbach:

Deconstructing the meaning of the temporal German verb particle „nach“ at the syntax-semantics interface

Chronos 10, Aston University, Birmingham,

Gianina Iordachioaia, Artemis Alexiadou & Elena Soare:

The structural source of stative nominalizations from psych verbs

Chronos 10, Aston University, Birmingham,

Gianina Iordachioaia & Elena Soare:

At the syntax-semantics interface of pluractionality: the Romanian supine

Chronos 10, Aston University, Birmingham,

Fabienne Martin:

Relative Stupidity and Past Tenses

MOSS, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moskau,

Annika Deichsel & Elena Karagjosova:

On the distributional constraints and discourse function of German discourse particles in postinitial position

WCCFL 20, University of Arizona, Tucson,

Marcel Pitteroff & Artemis Alexiadou:

The properties of German sich lassen-middles

GLOW 34, Universität Wien,

 

Artemis Alexiadou, Elena Anagnostopoulou & Christina Sevdali:

Dative-nominative alternations and the place of Case in Grammar (Poster)

GLOW 34, Universität Wien,

Cinzia Campanini & Florian Schäfer:

Optional Se-Constructions in Romance: Syntactic Encoding of Conceptual Information

SALT 2011, Rutgers University in New Brunswick,

Gianina Iordachioaia & Elena Soare:

A further insight into the syntax-semantics of pluractionality (Poster)

Semantik und Pragmatik im Südwesten, Universität Mainz,

Annika Deichsel:

Dieser und die Definitheitsfrage

Approaches to the Lexicon, Roots III, Jerusalem,

Artemis Alexiadou:

Decomposing the Greek verb: a view from the clear alternation

Approaches to the Lexicon, Roots III, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem,

Florian Schäfer:

Passives of Reflexives and the Typology of reflexive Verb Classes

XPRAG 2011, Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona,

Torgrim Solstad & Oliver Bott:

Abductive inferences in discourse: an eyetracking study of the processing of complex causes (Poster)

Discourse Representation, Comprehension and Production in a Cross-linguistic Perspective, Tagung am Centre for Advanced Study, Oslo,

Torgrim Solstad & Oliver Bott:

Implicit causality bias across languages: verb semantics and causal explanation

Discourse Representation, Comprehension and Production in a Cross-linguistic Perspective, Tagung am Centre for Advanced Study, Oslo,

Antje Roßdeutscher:

Some Remarks on Hidden Universal Quantification in prefix- and Particle verbs (Invited talk)

Graz Workshop on Information Structure, Universität Graz,

Arndt Riester:

Referential Information Status, Prosody and Syntax in German Radio News

Journées sur les noms d'humains, Strasbourg

Birgit Umbreit :

Les conversions Adjectif > N humain

ACL 2011, Portland,

Thomas Müller & Hinrich Schütze:

Improved modeling of out-of-vocabulary words using morphological classes (Poster)

ACL 2011, Portland,

Hinrich Schütze, Hamidreza Kobdani, Michael Schiehlen & Hans Kamp:

Bootstrapping coreference resolution using word associations

ACL 2011, Portland,

Hinrich Schütze, Stefan Rüd, Massimiliano Ciaramita & Jens Müller:

Piggyback: Using Search Engines for Robust Cross-Domain Named Entity Recognition

ACL 2011, Portland,

Hinrich Schütze:

Integrating history-length interpolation and classes in language modeling

ACL 2011, Portland, 19.06.-24.06.2011

Jonas Kuhn, Sina Zarrieß, Aoife Cahill and Jonas Kuhn:

Underspecifying and Predicting Voice for Surface Realisation Ranking

CGSW 26, University of Amsterdam,

Florian Schäfer:

Passives of Reflexive Verbs

CGSW 26, University of Amsterdam,

Marcel Pitteroff & Artemis Alexiadou:

The properties of German sich lassen-middles

CogSci 2011, Boston,

Klaus von Heusinger & Sofiana Chiriacescu:

The Discourse Structuring Potential of Two Types of Definite Noun Phrases in Romanian (Poster)

CogSci 2011, Boston,

Alessandra Zarcone & Sebastian Padó:

Generalized Event Knowledge in Logical Metonymy Resolution (Poster)

Crowdscientist 2011 workshop, Boulder, Colorado,

Alessandra Zarcone & Sebastian Padó:

A crowdsourcing study of logical metonymy

Psycholinguistics-Lunch, Universität Tübingen

Cornelia Ebert & Britta Stolterfoht

Studie zum Skopus von Indefinita im Deutschen und Englischen (Invited talk)

EMNLP 2011, John McIntyre Conference Centre, Edinburgh,

Richárd Farkas:

Learning Local Content Shift Detectors from Document-level Information (Poster)

EMNLP 2011, John McIntyre Conference Centre, Edinburgh,

Lukas Michelbacher, Martin Forst, Alok Kothari, Christina Lioma & Hinrich Schütze:

A Cascaded Classification Approach to Semantic Head Recognition (Poster)

EMNLP 2011, John McIntyre Conference Centre, Edinburgh,

Florian Laws, Christian Scheible & Hinrich Schütze:

Active Learning with Amazon Mechanical Turk

Workshop ‘Dimensions of Grammar’, Zukunftskolleg Universität Konstanz,

Umut Özge & Klaus von Heusinger:

Specificity, discourse linking and discourse structure

University of Tübingen, English Department,

Arndt Riester:

Prosody and Discourse: Annotating and Harvesting a Corpus Resource

ESSLLI 2011, Ljubljana,

Annika Deichsel:

The discourse effects of the indefinite demonstrative dieser in German (plus Poster)

Workshop The Proper Use of Quantification in Ordinary Language (PUQOL), ESSLLI 2011, Ljubljana,

Cornelia Ebert

Experimental Evidence for Exceptional Wide and Intermediate Scope Readings of Indefinites (Invited talk)

University of Tübingen, Department of General Linguistics,

Arndt Riester:

The RefLex Scheme

13th Seoul International Conference on Generative Grammar, Sogang University, Seoul,

Durdica Zeljka Caruso:

In support of a DP-Analysis of Nominal Phrases in Croatian

ICPhS 2011, Hongkong,

Grzegorz Dogil & Antje Schweitzer:

Quantal Effects in the Temporal Alignment of Prosodic Events

ICPhS 2011, Hongkong,

Daniel Duran, Jagoda Bruni, Hinrich Schütze & Grzegorz Dogil:

Context sequence model of speech production enriched with articulatory features (Poster)

ICPhS 2011, Hongkong,

Kati Schweitzer, Michael Walsh, Sasha Calhoun & Hinrich Schütze:

Prosodic Variability in Lexical Sequences: Intonation entrenches too (Poster)

HPSG 2011, University of Washington, Seattle,

Janna Lipenkova:

Reanalysis of semantically required adjuncts as complements in the Chinese ba-construction

Dagstuhl Seminar 11341 (Learning in the context of very high dimensional data), Dagstuhl,

Richard Farkas:

Challenges of feature representation in Natural Language Processing tasks

Interspeech 2011, Florenz,

Antje Schweitzer, Britta Lintfert & Bernd Möbius:

A parametric approach to intonation acquisition research: Validation on child-directed speech data

Interspeech 2011, Florenz,

Daniel Duran, Jagoda Bruni, Grzegorz Dogil & Hinrich Schütze:

Speech events are recoverable from unlabeled articulatory data: Using an unsupervised clustering approach on data obtained from Electromagnetic Midsaggital Articulography (EMA) (Poster)

6th Annual Meeting of the Slavic Linguistics Society, Aix-en-Provence,

Durdica Zeljka Caruso:

In support of a DP Analysis of Nominal Phrases in Croatian

GLOW in Asia, Mie University, Japan,

Durdica Zeljka Caruso:

In Support of a DP-analysis of Nominal Phrases in Croatian

AMLaP 2011, Paris

Katrin Schweitzer, Kerstin Eckart, Petra Augurzky, Natalie lewandowski & Grzegorz Dogil

A corpus-phonetic investigation of prosodic balance in German

GESPIN 2011, Bielefeld,

Alessandra Zarcone et al.:

Aktionsarten, speech and gesture

Workshop “Structuring the Argument”, Paris 8,

Artemis Alexiadou & Gianina Iordachioaia:

Causative Nominalizations: Implications for the Structure of Psych Verbs

Workshop “Structuring the Argument”, Paris 8,

Fabienne Martin & Florian Schäfer:

The argument structure of abstract verbs with manner/result readings

Sinn und Bedeutung 16, Universiteit Utrecht,

Antje Roßdeutscher:

Hidden quantification in prefix and particle verbs

Workshop “Deutsche Intonation: Annotation und Modellierung”, Universität zu Köln,

Arndt Riester:

Intonation und Semantik/ Pragmatik

Prosody-Discourse Interface 2011, University of Salford,

Arndt Riester Kerstin Eckart, Katrin Schweitzer & Nina Seemann:

Pitch Accents on Short Referential Expressions in German Radio News

8th Mediterranean Morphology Meeting, Cagliari,

Fabienne Martin & Artemis Alexiadou:

Competing affixes as aspectual morphemes: The case of deadjectival nominalizations (Poster)

8th Mediterranean Morphology Meeting, Cagliari,

Achim Stein & Artemis Alexiadou:

Competing affixes as aspectual morphemes: The case of deadjectival nominalizations (Poster)

CSSP 2011, Paris,

Gianina Iordachioaia & Artemis Alexiadou:

Causative Nominalizations from Psych Verbs

Experimental and Theoretical Approaches to Prosody (Etap), McGill University, Montreal,

Arndt Riester, Petra Augurzky, Kerstin Eckart, Gerhard Jäger & Kati Schweitzer:

Effects of transitivity and discourse-context on prosodic phrasing in German (Poster)

Etap, McGill University, Montreal,

Arndt Riester, Kerstin Eckart & Kati Schweitzer:

The Prosody of Short Referring Expressions in German Radio News

Euro-XPRAG workshop, Pisa,

Cornelia Ebert & Britta Stolterfoht:

An Experimental Investigation of Long-Distance Indefinites in English and German (Invited talk)

Ninth International Tbilisi Symposium on Language, Logic and Computation, Kutaisi, Georgia,

Umut Özge:

Turkish Accusative Indefinites and Presuppositionality

Semantics and Philosophy in Europe 4, Ruhr-Universität Bochum,

Tillmann Pross:

On Anchoring Sentences in Action (round table-Vortrag)

13th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation, Nancy,

Bernd Bohnet, Simon Mille, Benoit Favre & Leo Wanner:

From Deep Representation to Surface (Poster)

Workshop on Verbal Elasticity, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona,

Artemis Alexiadou & Elena Anagnostopoulou:

The locative alternation cross-linguistically: implications for resultative formation

Workshop on Verbal Elasticity, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona,

Fabienne Martin & Florian Schäfer:

Elastic verbs with bi- and mono-eventive uses

IWPT 2011, 12th International Conference on Parsing Technologies, Dublin City University,

Bernd Bohnet, Richard Farkas & Helmut Schmid:

Features for Phrase-Structure Reranking from Dependency Parses

IWPT 2011, 12th International Conference on Parsing Technologies, Dublin City University,

Wolfgang Seeker & Jonas Kuhn:

On the Role of Explicit Morphological Feature Representation in Syntactic Dependency Parsing for German

DAARC (8th Discourse Anaphora and Anaphor Resolution Colloquium), Faro,

Sofiana Chiriacescu & Klaus von Heusinger

The discourse structuring potential of noun phrases in natural discourse

DAARC, Faro,

Sofiana Chiriacescu:

The type of referring expression used does matter. Effects of ambiguity-avoidance strategies on likelihood-of-mention

DAARC, Faro,

Annika Deichsel & Klaus von Heusinger:

The cataphoric potential of indefinites in German

P&P7, Universität Osnabrück,

Daniel Duran, Jagoda Bruni, Hinrich Schütze & Grzegorz Dogil:

Using unlabeled EMA data in a speech production model with a rich memory

Theoretical Pragmatics 2011, ZAS, Berlin,

Tillmann Pross:

How to combine speech and action (Poster)

NELS 42, Diversity and Universals, University of Toronto,

Artemis Alexiadou & Elena Anagnostopoulou:

Manner vs. result complementarity in object alternations: A view from the clear-alternation

NELS 42, Diversity and Universals, University of Toronto,

Gianina Iordachioaia & Artemis Alexiadou

Psych nominalizations with causers and the structure of psych verbs

NELS 42, Diversity and Universals, University of Toronto,

Florian Schäfer & Fabienne Martin:

On the argument structure of verbs with bi- and mono-eventive uses (Poster)

Workshop “Indefinites and Beyond” Universität Göttingen,

Ljudmila Geist:

Indefinite Topics in German

Workshop “Categorization and Category Change in Morphology”, CASTL/Tromsø,

Artemis Alexiadou, Gianina Iordachioaia, Fabienne Martin, Florian Schäfer & María Ángeles Cano:

Agents, causers and event complexity in nominalizations

Workshop “Categorization and Category Change in Morphology”, CASTL/Tromsø,

Fabienne Martin:

Competing affixes as aspectual morphemes: The case of deadjectival nominalizations (Poster)

Corso dottorale Metodi sperimentali per la raccolta e l’analisi dei dati linguistici, Università di Pisa,

Alessandra Zarcone:

Metodi di crowdsourcing nello studio del linguaggio

SFB 991, Universität Düsseldorf,

Kerstin Eckart:

A Generic Database System: Three Use-Cases from Linguistic Research (Vortrag im SFB-Kolloquium des SFB 991)

Oberseminar Neuere Literatur zu Syntax und Semantik, Seminar für Sprachwissenschaft, Universität Tübingen,

Cornelia Ebert & Britta Stolterfoht:

Experimental Support for Topicality-based Approaches to Exceptional Wide Scope (Invited talk)

Formal Descriptions of Slavic Languages, Universität Göttingen

Ljudmila Geist

The rise of an indefinite article: The case of Bulgarian “edin” and Russian “odin

Workshop on Modification (with & without modifiers), Center of Human and Social Sciences (CCHS-CSIC)/ Madrid,

Fabienne Martin:

Decomposing (non)restric-tivity. Evaluative modifiers in post-head positions