Key papers

This selection is a good start to get an idea of what we’re up to in the project. For more, scroll down for preprints or all publications.

Dingemanse, M., & Liesenfeld, A. (2022). From text to talk: Harnessing conversational corpora for humane and diversity-aware language technology. Proceedings of the 60th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (Volume 1: Long Papers), 5614–5633. doi: 10.18653/v1/2022.acl-long.385 PDF
Dingemanse, M. (2020). Between Sound and Speech: Liminal Signs in Interaction. Research on Language and Social Interaction, 53(1), 188–196. doi: 10.1080/08351813.2020.1712967 PDF
Arkel, J. van, Woensdregt, M., Dingemanse, M., & Blokpoel, M. (2020). A simple repair mechanism can alleviate computational demands of pragmatic reasoning: simulations and complexity analysis. Proceedings of the 24th Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning, 177–194. doi: 10.18653/v1/2020.conll-1.14 PDF
Woensdregt, M., & Dingemanse, M. (2020). Modelling the Role of Other-Initiated Repair in Facilitating the Emergence of Compositionality. In A. Ravignani, C. Barbieri, M. Martins, M. Flaherty, Y. Jadoul, E. Lattenkamp, H. Little, K. Mudd, & T. Verhoef (Eds.), The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 13th International Conference (EvoLang13) (pp. 474–476). doi: 10.17617/2.3190925 PDF
© James Yang for our piece in Scientific American

Preprints

Fresh stuff that is under review or in press currently. We welcome your feedback on this work!

Dingemanse, M. (2022). Interjections. In E. van Lier (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Word Classes. PDF
Dingemanse, M. (2022). Ideophones. In E. van Lier (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Word Classes. PDF
Braak, L. van de, Dingemanse, M., Toni, I., Rooij, I. van, & Blokpoel, M. (2021). Computational challenges in explaining communication: How deep the rabbit hole goes. In Proceedings of CogSci 2021 (pp. 528–534). Cognitive Science Society. doi: 10.31234/osf.io/3wh5g PDF
Dideriksen, C., Christiansen, M. H., Tylén, K., Dingemanse, M., & Fusaroli, R. (2020). Building common ground: Quantifying the interplay of mechanisms that promote understanding in conversations [Preprint]. PsyArXiv. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/a5r74 PDF

Everything

This list includes all articles and preprints authored and co-authored by members supported by the project since its start in late 2018.

Woensdregt, M., Spike, M., Haan, R. de, Wareham, T., Rooij, I. van, & Blokpoel, M. (2021). Why is scaling up models of language evolution hard? Proceedings of CogSci 2021, 209–215. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/d2h5c PDF
Woensdregt, M., Cummins, C., & Smith, K. (2020). A computational model of the cultural co-evolution of language and mindreading. Synthese. PDF
Woensdregt, M., & Dingemanse, M. (2020). Modelling the Role of Other-Initiated Repair in Facilitating the Emergence of Compositionality. In A. Ravignani, C. Barbieri, M. Martins, M. Flaherty, Y. Jadoul, E. Lattenkamp, H. Little, K. Mudd, & T. Verhoef (Eds.), The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 13th International Conference (EvoLang13) (pp. 474–476). https://doi.org/10.17617/2.3190925 PDF
Winter, B., Sóskuthy, M., Perlman, M., & Dingemanse, M. (2022). Trilled /r/ is associated with roughness, linking sound and touch across spoken languages. Scientific Reports, 12(1), 1035. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-04311-7 PDF
van Leeuwen, T. M., Wilsson, L., Norrman, H. N., Dingemanse, M., Bölte, S., & Neufeld, J. (2021). Perceptual processing links autism and synesthesia: A co-twin control study. Cortex, 145, 236–249. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cortex.2021.09.016 PDF
Rasenberg, M., Özyürek, A., Bögels, S., & Dingemanse, M. (2022). The Primacy of Multimodal Alignment in Converging on Shared Symbols for Novel Referents. Discourse Processes, 59(3), 209–236. PDF
Rasenberg, M., Özyürek, A., & Dingemanse, M. (2020). Alignment in Multimodal Interaction: An Integrative Framework. Cognitive Science, 44(11). doi: 10.1111/cogs.12911 PDF
Rasenberg, M., Dingemanse, M., & Özyürek, A. (2020). Lexical and Gestural Alignment in Interaction and the Emergence of Novel Shared Symbols. In A. Ravignani, C. Barbieri, M. Martins, M. Flaherty, Y. Jadoul, E. Lattenkamp, H. Little, K. Mudd, & T. Verhoef (Eds.), The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 13th International Conference (EvoLang13) (pp. 356–358). https://doi.org/10.17617/2.3190925 PDF
Pouw, W., Dingemanse, M., Motamedi, Y., & Özyürek, A. (2021). A Systematic Investigation of Gesture Kinematics in Evolving Manual Languages in the Lab. Cognitive Science, 45(7), e13014. doi: 10.1111/cogs.13014 PDF
Pouw, W., & Fuchs, S. (2022). Origins of vocal-entangled gesture. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 141, 104836. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neubiorev.2022.104836 PDF
Nielsen, A. K. S., & Dingemanse, M. (2021). Iconicity in Word Learning and Beyond: A Critical Review. Language and Speech, 64(1), 52–72. doi: 10.1177/0023830920914339 PDF
Micklos, A., & Woensdregt, M. (2022). Cognitive and Interactive Mechanisms for Mutual Understanding in Conversation. In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication. Oxford University Press. PDF
Lopez, A., Liesenfeld, A., & Dingemanse, M. (2022). Evaluation of Automatic Speech Recognition for Conversational Speech in Dutch, English and German: What Goes Missing? Proceedings of the 18th Conference on Natural Language Processing (KONVENS 2022). PDF
Liesenfeld, A., Parti, G., & Huang, C. (2021). Deep Learning Meets Private Talk: Conversational AI Can Predict Speaker Traits by Eavesdropping for Only 30 Seconds. Mensch Und Computer 2021, 547–551. PDF
Liesenfeld, A., & Dingemanse, M. (2022). Bottom-up discovery of structure and variation in response tokens ('backchannels') across diverse languages. Proceedings of Interspeech 2022, 1126–1130. https://doi.org/10.21437/Interspeech.2022-11288 PDF
Liesenfeld, A., & Dingemanse, M. (2022). Building and curating conversational corpora for diversity-aware language science and technology. Proceedings of the 13th Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2022), 1178–1192. https://doi.org/10.48550/arXiv.2203.03399 PDF
Kendrick, K. H., Brown, P., Dingemanse, M., Floyd, S., Gipper, S., Hayano, K., Hoey, E., Hoymann, G., Manrique, E., Rossi, G., & Levinson, S. C. (2020). Sequence organization: A universal infrastructure for social action. Journal of Pragmatics, 168, 119–138. doi: 10.1016/j.pragma.2020.06.009 PDF
Kapron-King, A., Kirby, S., & Woensdregt, M. (2020). Modelling Cultural Evolution of Pragmatic Communication When Language Co-Develops With Perspective-Taking. In A. Ravignani, C. Barbieri, M. Martins, M. Flaherty, Y. Jadoul, E. Lattenkamp, H. Little, K. Mudd, & T. Verhoef (Eds.), The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 13th International Conference (EvoLang13). https://doi.org/10.17617/2.3190925 PDF
Heesen, R., Fröhlich, M., Sievers, C., Woensdregt, M., & Dingemanse, M. (2022). Coordinating social action:  A primer for the cross-species investigation of communicative repair. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 377(1859), 20210110. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2021.0110 PDF
Dingemanse, M., Liesenfeld, A., & Woensdregt, M. (2022). Convergent cultural evolution of continuers (mmhm). The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the Joint Conference on Language Evolution (JCoLE), 61–67. PDF
Dingemanse, M., Lier, E. van, & Vogels, J. (2021). Foreword. Linguistics in the Netherlands, 38(1), 1–3. doi: 10.1075/avt.00046.for PDF
Dingemanse, M., Lier, E. van, & Vogels, J. (2021). Linguistics in the Netherlands. John Benjamins.
Dingemanse, M., Blythe, J., & Dirksmeyer, T. (2018). Formats for other-initiation of repair across languages: an exercise in pragmatic typology. In I. A. Nikolaeva (Ed.), Linguistic Typology: Critical Concepts in Linguistics (Vol. 4, pp. 322–357). Routledge. PDF
Dingemanse, M., Perlman, M., & Perniss, P. (2020). Construals of iconicity: experimental approaches to form–meaning resemblances in language. Language and Cognition, 12(1), 1–14. doi: 10.1017/langcog.2019.48 PDF
Dingemanse, M., & Woensdregt, M. (2020). The cultural evolution of collateral signals. In Y. Motamedi, M. Schouwstra, & P. Filippi (Eds.), Redrawing the boundaries of language (Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 13th International Conference (EvoLang 13 workshop). https://doi.org/10.17617/2.3190925 PDF
Dingemanse, M., & Thompson, B. (2020). Playful iconicity: structural markedness underlies the relation between funniness and iconicity. Language and Cognition, 12(1), 203–224. doi: 10.1017/langcog.2019.49 PDF
Dingemanse, M., & Liesenfeld, A. (2022). From text to talk: Harnessing conversational corpora for humane and diversity-aware language technology. Proceedings of the 60th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (Volume 1: Long Papers), 5614–5633. doi: 10.18653/v1/2022.acl-long.385 PDF
Dingemanse, M. (2022). Interjections. In E. van Lier (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Word Classes. PDF
Dingemanse, M. (2022). Ideophones. In E. van Lier (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Word Classes. PDF
Dingemanse, M. (2020). Der Raum zwischen unseren Köpfen. Technologie Review, 2020(13), 10–15. PDF
Dingemanse, M. (2020). Resource-rationality beyond individual minds: the case of interactive language use. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 43, 23–24. doi: 10.1017/S0140525X19001638 PDF
Dingemanse, M. (2020). Recruiting assistance and collaboration: a West-African corpus study. In S. Floyd, G. Rossi, & N. J. Enfield (Eds.), Getting others to do things: A pragmatic typology of recruitments (pp. 369–421). Language Science Press. PDF
Dingemanse, M. (2019). “Ideophone” as a comparative concept. In K. Akita & P. Pardeshi (Eds.), Ideophones, Mimetics, Expressives (pp. 13–33). John Benjamins. PDF
Dingemanse, M. (2020). Between Sound and Speech: Liminal Signs in Interaction. Research on Language and Social Interaction, 53(1), 188–196. doi: 10.1080/08351813.2020.1712967 PDF
Dideriksen, C., Christiansen, M. H., Tylén, K., Dingemanse, M., & Fusaroli, R. (2020). Building common ground: Quantifying the interplay of mechanisms that promote understanding in conversations [Preprint]. PsyArXiv. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/a5r74 PDF
Dideriksen, C., Fusaroli, R., Tylén, K., Dingemanse, M., & Christiansen, M. H. (2019). Contextualizing Conversational Strategies: Backchannel, Repair and Linguistic Alignment in Spontaneous and Task-Oriented Conversations. Proceedings of CogSci 2019, 261–267. PDF
Cuskley, C., Dingemanse, M., Kirby, S., & van Leeuwen, T. M. (2019). Cross-modal associations and synesthesia: Categorical perception and structure in vowel–color mappings in a large online sample. Behavior Research Methods, 51(4), 1651–1675. doi: 10.3758/s13428-019-01203-7 PDF
Chen, X., Liesenfeld, A., Li, S., & Yao, Y. (2022). Effects of Filled Pauses on Memory Recall in Human-Robot Interaction in Mandarin Chinese. In D. Harris & W.-C. Li (Eds.), Engineering Psychology and Cognitive Ergonomics (pp. 3–17). Springer International Publishing. doi: 10.1007/978-3-031-06086-1_1 PDF
Braak, L. van de, Dingemanse, M., Toni, I., Rooij, I. van, & Blokpoel, M. (2021). Computational challenges in explaining communication: How deep the rabbit hole goes. In Proceedings of CogSci 2021 (pp. 528–534). Cognitive Science Society. doi: 10.31234/osf.io/3wh5g PDF
Arkel, J. van, Woensdregt, M., Dingemanse, M., & Blokpoel, M. (2020). A simple repair mechanism can alleviate computational demands of pragmatic reasoning: simulations and complexity analysis. Proceedings of the 24th Conference on Computational Natural Language Learning, 177–194. doi: 10.18653/v1/2020.conll-1.14 PDF

Also check out the project members’ publication pages for plenty of relevant papers not directly funded by this project: Mark Dingemanse’s work on social interaction, Marieke Woensdregt’s PhD work on perspective-taking, Andreas Liesenfeld’s work on computation and interaction.