Program

Wednesday, 4.11.

09:00 09:30 Registration
09:30 09:45 Opening Remarks
09:45 10:45 Emmanuel Keuleers
The lab has left the building: What mass behavioral experiments tell us about vocabulary and lexical processing
10:45 11:15 Coffee
11:15 11:55 Sascha Wolfer.
Reading corpora as an instrument for studying a relevance-based account of language processing
12:00 12:40 Dmitry Ganenkov.
Relativization in a morphologically ergative language: a corpus study
12:40 14:00 Lunch Break (including Posters)
14:00 14:40 Emilia Ellsiepen and Markus Bader.
Constraints on Word Order in the German Middle Field
14:45 15:25 Gianluca E. Lebani, Marco S. G. Senaldi and Alessandro Lenci.
Modeling Idiom Variability with Entropy and Distributional Semantics
15:25 15:45 Coffee
15:45 16:25 Lore Vandevoorde, Pauline De Baets, Els Lefever, Koen Plevoets and Gert De Sutter.
Distributional and translational solutions to the visualization of semantic differences between translated and non-translated Dutch
Posters:

Annelore Willems and Gert De Sutter.
The effects of syntactic complexity and discourse complexity on PP placement in written Dutch. A corpus-based multifactorial investigation.

Robert Külpmann and Vilma Symanczyk Joppe.
Argument Omission between Valency and Construction – Evidence for Sentence Type Effects from Acceptability Rating Studies

Laura Rosseel, Dirk Speelman and Dirk Geeraerts.
Can social psychological attitude measures be used to study language attitudes? A case study exploring the Personalized Implicit Association Test

Thursday, 5.11.

09:45 10:45 Giuseppe Longobardi
On the mathematics of grammatical diversity
10:45 11:15 Coffee
11:15 11:55 Jayden Macklin-Cordes and Erich Round.
High-definition phonotactics reflect linguistic pasts
12:00 12:40 Gerhard Jaeger and Johann-Mattis List.
Factoring lexical and phonetic phylogenetic characters from word lists
12:40 14:00 Lunch Break (including Posters)
14:00 14:40 Alla Münch and Johannes Dellert.
Evaluating the Potential of a Large-Scale Polysemy Network as a Model of Plausible Semantic Shifts
14:45 15:25 Laure Vieu, Elisabetta Jezek and Tim Van de Cruys.
Quantitative methods for identifying systematic polysemy classes
15:25 15:45 Coffee
15:45 16:25 Natalia Levshina.
A Bayesian multinomial model of near-synonymy A corpus-based analysis of letting constructions in English
16:30 17:10 Kordula De Kuthy, Ramon Ziai and Detmar Meurers.
Learning what the crowd can do: a case study on focus annotation
19:00 Conference Dinner
Posters:

Sascha Griffiths, Matthew Purver and Geraint Wiggins.
From Phoneme to Morpheme: A Computational Model

Sander Lestrade.
Simulating the development of bound person marking

Karlien Franco, Dirk Geeraerts and Dirk Speelman.
The influence of semantic features on lexical geographical variation

 

Friday, 6.11.

09:45 10:45 Mark Turner
Big Data Science for Multimodal Construction Grammar: A Research Program for the Digital Humanities and Social Sciences.
10:45 11:15 Coffee
11:15 11:55 Julia Homann.
Morphological status and acoustic realization: is there a difference between Bra[d] Pitt and a grille[d] cheese omelet, or between Kate Mo[s] and killer robot[s]?
12:00 12:40 Martijn Wieling, Jelke Bloem, Harald Baayen and John Nerbonne.
Determinants of English accents
12:40 14:00 Lunch Break (including Posters)
14:00 14:40 Jeruen E. Dery and Hazel Pearson.
On Experience-Driven Semantic Judgments: A Case Study on the Oneiric Reference Constraint
14:45 15:25 Dirk Pijpops and Dirk Speelman.
Argument alternations of the Dutch psych verbs
15:25 15:45 Coffee
15:45 16:25 Stefan Evert and Antti Arppe.
Some theoretical and experimental observerations on naive discriminative learning
16:25 16:40 Closing Remarks
Posters:

Matías Guzmán Naranjo.
Unifying everything: Integrating quantitative effects into formal models of grammar

Zhuang Wu.
Mandarin-speaking Children’s Acquisition of Referential Properties of Complex Noun Phrases

Charles Lam and Ronnie Wilbur.
Testing constraints on using secondary predicates and perfect aspect in Mandarin