Pro^3 Publications

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Editorial work

Franke, Michael, Nikola Kompa, Mingya Liu, Jutta Müller & Juliane Schwab (eds.). 2020. Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 24,1. Osnabrück/Berlin. Retrieved from https://ojs.ub.uni-konstanz.de/sub/index.php/sub/issue/view/27
Franke, Michael, Nikola Kompa, Mingya Liu, Jutta Müller & Juliane Schwab (eds.). 2020. Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 24,2. Osnabrück/Berlin. Retrieved from https://ojs.ub.uni-konstanz.de/sub/index.php/sub/issue/view/28
Bade, Nadine, Polina Berezovskaya & Anthea Schöller (eds.). 2016. Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 20. Tübingen: semanticsarchive.net. Retrieved from http://semanticsarchive.net/sub2015/BOOKLET_SuB_20.pdf

Articles

Macuch Silva, Vinicius, Judith Holler, Asli Ozyurek & Seán G. Roberts. 2020. Multimodality and the origin of a novel communication system in face-to-face interaction. Royal Society Open Science 7(1). 182056. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.182056
Franke, Michael & Leon Bergen. 2020. Theory-driven statistical modeling for semantics and pragmatics: A case study on grammatically generated implicature readings. Language 96(2). e77–e96. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/lan.2020.0034
Roettger, Timo B. & Michael Franke. 2019. Evidential Strength of Intonational Cues and Rational Adaptation to (Un‐)Reliable Intonation. Cognitive Science 43(7). DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/cogs.12745
Hahn, Micheal, Judith Degen, Noah Goodman, Dan Jurafsky & Richard Futrell. 2018. An Information-Theoretic Explanation of Adjective Ordering Preferences. In T. Rogers, M. Rau, X. Zhu, & C. Kalish (eds.), CogSci 2018 Proceedings of the 40th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society,. Madison, USA: Cognitive Science Society. Retrieved from http://mindmodeling.org/cogsci2018/papers/0339/0339.pdf
Hawkins, Robert, Michael Franke, Kenny Smith & Noah Goodman. 2018. Emerging abstractions: Lexical conventions are shaped by communicative context. In T. Rogers, M. Rau, X. Zhu, & C. Kalish (eds.), CogSci 2018 Proceedings of the 40th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society,. Madison, USA: Cognitive Science Society. Retrieved from http://mindmodeling.org/cogsci2018/papers/0105/0105.pdf
Qing, Ciyang, Daniel Lassiter & Judith Degen. 2018. What do eye movements in the visual world reflect? A case study from adjectives. In T. Rogers, M. Rau, X. Zhu, & C. Kalish (eds.), CogSci 2018 Proceedings of the 40th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society,. Madison, USA: Cognitive Science Society. Retrieved from http://mindmodeling.org/cogsci2018/papers/0440/0440.pdf
Roettger, Timo, Michael Franke, T. Rogers, M. Rau, X. Zhu & C. Kalish. 2018. Dynamic speech adaptation to unreliable cues during intonational processing. In CogSci 2018 Proceedings of the 40th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society,. Austin, Texas: Cognitive Science Society. Retrieved from http://mindmodeling.org/cogsci2018/papers/0193/0193.pdf
Micklos, A., Vinicius Macuch Silva & N. Fay. 2018. The prevalence of repair in studies of language evolution. In C. Cuskley, M. Flaherty, H. Little, L. McCrohon, A. Ravignani, & T. Verhoef (eds.), The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 12th International Conference (EVOLANGXII),.
Schöller, Anthea & Michael Franke. 2017. Semantic values as latent parameters: Testing a fixed threshold hypothesis for cardinal readings of ‘few’ & ‘many’. Linguistic Vanguard 3(1). DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/lingvan-2016-0072
Schöller, Anthea & Michael Franke. 2016. How many ‘manys’? Exploring semantic theories with data-driven computational models 622–639. Presented at the Sinn und Bedeutung (SuB) 20, University of Tübingen: semanticsarchive.net. Retrieved from https://semanticsarchive.net/sub2015/SeparateArticles/Schoeller-Franke-SuB20.pdf
Herbstritt, Michele & Michael Franke. 2016. Definitely maybe and possibly even probably: efficient communication of higher-order uncertainty. In A. Papafragou, D. Grodner, D. Mirman, & J.C. Trueswell (eds.), CogSci 2016 Proceedings of the 38th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society,. Philadelphia, USA: Cognitive Science Society. Retrieved from http://mindmodeling.org/cogsci2016/papers/0455/paper0455.pdf
Franke, Michael, Fabian Dablander, Anthea Schöller, Erin Bennett, Judith Degen, Michael Henry Tessler, … Noah D. Goodman. 2016. What does the crowd believe? A hierarchical approach to estimating subjective beliefs from empirical data. In A. Papafragou, D. Grodner, D. Mirman, & J.C. Trueswell (eds.), CogSci 2016 Proceedings of the 38th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society,. Philadelphia, USA: Cognitive Science Society. Retrieved from http://mindmodeling.org/cogsci2016/papers/0460/paper0460.pdf
Brochhagen, Thomas, Michael Franke & Robert van Rooij. 2016. Learning biases may prevent lexicalization of pragmatic inferences: a case study combining iterated (Bayesian) learning and functional selection. In A. Papafragou, D. Grodner, D. Mirman, & J.C. Trueswell (eds.), CogSci 2016 Proceedings of the 38th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society,. Philadelphia, USA: Cognitive Science Society. Retrieved from http://mindmodeling.org/cogsci2016/papers/0362/paper0362.pdf
Franke, Michael & Gerhard Jäger. 2016. Probabilistic pragmatics, or why Bayes’ rule is probably important for pragmatics. Zeitschrift Für Sprachwissenschaft 35(1). 3–44. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/zfs-2016-0002
Franke, Michael & Judith Degen. 2016. Reasoning in Reference Games: Individual- vs. Population-Level Probabilistic Modeling. PLoS ONE 11(5). 3–44. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0154854
Franke, Michael, Fabian Schlotterbeck & Petra Augurzky. 2016. Embedded Scalars, Preferred Readings and Prosody: An Experimental Revisit. Journal of Semantics 34(1). 153–199. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/jos/ffw007
Franke, Michael. 2016. Task types, link functions & probabilistic modeling in experimental pragmatics. In Fabienne Salfner & Uli Sauerland (eds.) 56–63. Presented at the Trends in Experimental Pragmatics. Retrieved from http://www.xprag.de/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/TiXPrag-preproc.pdf
Qing, Ciyang & Michael Franke. 2015. Variations on a Bayesian Theme: Comparing Bayesian Models of Referential Reasoning. In Henk Zeevat & Hans-Christian Schmitz (eds.), Bayesian Natural Language Semantics and Pragmatics, 201–220. Cham: Springer International Publishing. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-17064-0_9
Degen, Judith & Michael K. Tanenhaus. 2015. Processing Scalar Implicature: A Constraint-Based Approach. Cognitive Science 39(4). 667–710. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/cogs.12171
Schöller, Anthea & Michael Franke. 2015. Semantic values as latent parameters: Surprising ‘few’ & ‘many’. In Sarah D’Antonio, Mary Moroney, & Carol Rose Little (eds.) 143–162. Presented at the Semantics and Linguistic Theory Conference (SALT) 25, LSA and CLC Publications. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3765/salt.v25i0.3058
Degen, Judith & Michael K. Tanenhaus. 2015. Availability of Alternatives and the Processing of Scalar Implicatures: A Visual World Eye-Tracking Study. Cognitive Science 40(1). 172–201. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/cogs.12227

Talks

Macuch Silva, Vinicius, F. Roberts & Hannah Rohde. 2020, June. [postponed to January 2021]. Do truth-endorsing adjectives act as cues to non-literality in the processing of modified metaphors? A psycholinguistic investigation of English ‘actual’, ‘literal’, and ‘real’. Talk presented at the TExMod2020: Theoretical and Experimental Approaches to Modification, Tübingen.
Roberts, F., Vinicius Macuch Silva & Hannah Rohde. 2020, June. [postponed to July 2021]. Non-actual ‘actual’: Expectations for upcoming figurative language arise from cues about message truth. Talk presented at the 5th Usage-Based Linguistics Conference, Tel Aviv.
Degen, Judith. 2019, September. Overinformativeness? Rationally redundant reference. Talk presented at the Sinn und Bedeutung (SuB) 24, University of Osnabrück.
Schuster, Sebastian & Judith Degen. 2019, June. Speaker-specific adaptation to variable use of uncertainty expressions. Talk presented at the 8th Experimental Pragmatics Conference, XPRAG 2019, Edinburgh.
Degen, Judith. 2019, June. The Rational Speech Act framework:  an integrative theory of the interaction between literal meaning, world knowledge, and context. Talk presented at the 8th Experimental Pragmatics Conference, XPRAG 2019, Edinburgh.
Franke, Michael. 2018, September. Rational predictive pragmatic processing. Talk presented at the Computational Models of Language Generation and Processing in Pragmatics, Ruhr-Universität Bochum.
Schuster, Sebastian & Judith Degen. 2018, September. Listener adaptation to variable use of uncertainty expressions. Talk presented at the Computational Models of Language Generation and Processing in Pragmatics, Ruhr-Universität Bochum.
Macuch, Vinicius & Michael Franke. 2018, June. Reading quantified expressions in context: Does pragmatic surprisal or strategic attention allocation predict self-paced reading times? Talk presented at the The pragmatics of quantifiers: implicature and presupposition – experiment and theory, ZAS Berlin.
Macuch Silva, Vinicius, Judith Holler, Asli Ozyurek & Seán G. Roberts. 2018, April. Modality-specific effects on language emergence - and why looking at interaction also matters. Talk presented at the Evolution of Language Conference (EVOLANG XII),  Modality Matters workshop, Torun, Poland.
Franke, Michael & Petra Augurzky. 2017, June. Incremental & predictive pragmatic interpretation: A rational analysis. Talk presented at the Revising formal semantic and pragmatic theories from a neurocognitive perspective, Ruhr University Bochum. Retrieved from http://www.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/mam/phil-lang/images/abstracts.pdf
Schöller, Anthea. 2016, December. How many are many? Exploring context-dependence of few & many with computational models. Invited talk presented at the Seminar ‘Advanced Topics in Semantics’, University of Konstanz.
Schöller, Anthea & Michael Franke. 2016, August. Many expectations about few balls. Talk presented at the Psycholinguistic investigations into number and quantification in natural language, Wroclaw, Poland.
Brochhagen, Thomas, Michael Franke & Robert van Rooij. 2016, August. Learning biases may prevent lexicalization of pragmatic inferences: a case study combining iterated (Bayesian) learning and functional selection. Talk presented at the 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci 2016), Philadelphia, USA.
Herbstritt, Michele & Michael Franke. 2016, August. Definitely maybe and possibly even probably: efficient communication of higher-order uncertainty. Talk presented at the 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci 2016), Philadelphia, USA.
Franke, Michael, Fabian Dablander, Anthea Schöller, Erin Benett, Judith Degen, Michael Tessler, … Noah Goodman. 2016, August. What does the crowd believe? A hierarchical approach to estimating subjective beliefs from empirical data. Talk presented at the 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci 2016), Philadelphia, USA.
Franke, Michael & Leon Bergen. 2016, June. Embedded Scalars in Probabilistic Pragmatics. Talk presented at the Annual Meeting of XPrag.de 2016, Tübingen. Retrieved from http://www.xprag.de/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/FrankeBergen.pdf
Franke, Michael & Bob van Tiel. 2016, June. Exclusive disjunction: implicature or …. Talk presented at the Workshop “Disjunction Days: Theoretical and experimental perspectives on the semantics and pragmatics of disjunction”, ZAS Berlin.
Franke, Michael. 2016, May. Probabilistic pragmatics & rational analysis. Talk presented at the Workshop on “Rationality, Probability, and Pragmatics”, ZAS Berlin.
Herbstritt, Michele & Michael Franke. 2016, May. Use and interpretation of probability expressions under high-order uncertainty. Talk presented at the Workshop on “Rationality, Probability, and Pragmatics”, ZAS Berlin.
Franke, Michael & Leon Bergen. 2016, February. Embedded scalars in probabilistic pragmatics. Talk presented at the Workshop on Computational Pragmatics at the 38th  Annual Conference of the German Linguistic Society (DGfS), Konstanz.
Franke, Michael. 2016, January. Task types, link functions & probabilistic modeling in experimental pragmatics. Talk presented at the Workshop “Trends in Experimental Pragmatics-TiXPrag1”, ZAS Berlin.
Franke, Michael & Judith Degen. 2015, September. Probabilistic Computational Models in Experimental Pragmatics. Talk presented at the 48th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE 2015), Leiden University Centre for Linguistics (LUCL).
Degen, Judith. 2015, August. Wonky Worlds: Modeling Prior Beliefs and Common Ground in Pragmatic Inference. Talk presented at the Workshop Bridging Logical and Probabilistic Approaches to Language and Cognition at ESSLLI, Barcelona.
Tonhauser, Judith, David Beaver, Judith Degen, Marie-Catherine de Marneffe, Craige Roberts & Mandy Simons. 2015, July. Negated evaluative adjective sentences: What projects, and why? Talk presented at the 6th Experimental Pragmatics Conference, XPRAG 2015, Chicago.
Franke, Michael & Anthea Schoeller. 2015, June. Few and many: A data-driven computational model to test a simple semantic idea. Talk presented at the Annual Meeting of XPrag.de 2015, Göttingen. Retrieved from http://www.xprag.de/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Jahrestreffen_ProComPrag_talk.pdf
Degen, Judith, Justine Kao, Gregory Scontras & Noah D. Goodman. 2015, June. An experimental investigation of the weakness and evidentiality of epistemic “must”. Talk presented at the Workshop “Formal and experimental pragmatics: methodological issues of a nascent liaison", ZAS Berlin. Retrieved from http://www.xprag.de/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/DegenEtAl.pdf
Franke, Michael & Anthea Schoeller. 2015, June. Semantic values as latent pragmatic parameters: surprising few and many. Talk presented at the Workshop “Formal and experimental pragmatics: methodological issues of a nascent liaison”, ZAS Berlin. Retrieved from http://www.xprag.de/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/FrankeSchoeller.pdf
Franke, Michael & Anthea Schöller. 2015, May. Semantic values as latent pragmatic parameters: surprising few and many. Talk presented at the Semantics and Linguistic Theory Conference (SALT) 25, Stanford University.
Franke, Michael. 2015, April. Expectations and thresholds: optimal lexical entries for ‘tall’, ‘many’, ‘probably’ and probably many more. Talk presented at the The Chicago Linguistic Society (CLS 51), Chicago.
Franke, Michael. 2015, March. Reasoning in Reference Games. Talk presented at the Informatics Forum, Edinburgh.

Posters

Macuch Silva, Vinicius, Chris Cummins & Michael Franke. 2020, July. Modeling manipulative language use. Poster presented at the CogSci 2020 Virtual Conference.
Franke, Michael & Vinicius Macuch-Silva. 2019, November. Do German discourse particles eigentlich and tatsächlich modulate online expectations about intended meaning? Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of XPrag.de 2019, ZAS Berlin.
Macuch Silva, Vinicius, Michael Franke & Judith Degen. 2018, June. Reading quantified expressions in context: Does pragmatic surprisal or strategic attention allocation predict self-paced reading times? Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of XPrag.de 2018, Graz.
Hahn, Michael, Richard Futrell & Judith Degen. 2018, March. Exploring? Adjective? Ordering Preferences via Artificial Language Learning. Poster presented at the 31st Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, University of California. Retrieved from https://ucdavis.app.box.com/s/8484j43v3msyn7grkezsamww86pge464
Röttger, Timo B. & Michael Franke. 2018, March. Adapting to the unreliable: speech adaptation in real-time interpretation of intonation. Poster presented at the 31st Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, University of California. Retrieved from https://ucdavis.app.box.com/s/ahhu1ujo07muuqk041psn8lnwhrrro8f
Qing, Ciyang, Daniel Lassiter & Judith Degen. 2018, March. What do eye movements in the visual world reflect? : A case study from adjectives. Poster presented at the 31st Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, University of California. Retrieved from http://cuny2018.ucdavis.edu/conference-program.html#Poster%20Session%20A
Hahn, Michael, Richard Futrell, Judith Degen, Noah Goodman & Dan Jurafsky. 2018, March. Mutual Information Impacts Adjective Ordering Across Languages. Poster presented at the 31st Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, University of California. Retrieved from https://ucdavis.app.box.com/s/j6wvu5hycba4hq1eyy0v0xvp7gadwkfp
Hawkins, Robert, Michael Franke, Kenny Smith & Noah Goodman. 2018. Emerging abstractions: Lexical conventions are shaped by communicative context. Poster presented at the 40th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Madison, Wisconsin.
Qing, Ciyang, Daniel Lassiter & Judith Degen. 2018. What do eye movements in the visual world reflect? A case study from adjectives. Poster presented at the 40th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Madison, Wisconsin.
Hahn, Michael, Judit Degen, Noah Goodman, Dan Jurafsky & Richard Futrell. 2018. An Information-Theoretic Explanation of Adjective Ordering Preferences. Poster presented at the 40th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Madison, Wisconsin.
Tessler, Michael & Michael Franke. 2018. Not unreasonable: Carving vague dimensions with contraries and contradictions. Poster presented at the 40th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Madison, Wisconsin.
Roettger, Timo & Michael Franke. 2018. Dynamic speech adaptation to unreliable cues during intonational processing. Poster presented at the 40th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA.
Franke, Michael, Judith Degen & Vinicius Macuch Silva. 2017, September. Probabilistic modeling of pragmatic processing and utterance production. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of XPrag.de 2017, Cologne.
Schöller, Anthea & Michael Franke. 2017, July. Surprisingly: Marker of Surprise: Readings or Intensifier. Poster presented at the 39th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci 2017), London, UK.
Kreiss, Elisa, Judith Degen, Robert X.D. Hawkins & Noah Goodman. 2017, June. Mentioning atypical properties of objects is communicatively efficient. Poster presented at the 7th Experimental Pragmatics Conference, XPRAG 2017, Cologne. Retrieved from http://xprag2017.uni-koeln.de/sites/xprag2017/user_upload/KreissDegenHawkinsGoodman.pdf
Schöller, Anthea & Michael Franke. 2016, September. Many expectations about ‘compared to’. Poster presented at the Workshop ‘Logic in Language and in Conversation’, Utrecht.
Franke, Michael & Anthea Schöller. 2016, June. Many expectations about few balls. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of XPrag.de 2016, Tübingen. Retrieved from http://www.xprag.de/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/ProComPrag.pdf
Kao, Justine, Judith Degen & Noah Goodman. 2015, July. When all means not all: nonliteral interpretations of universal quantifiers. Poster presented at the 6th Experimental Pragmatics Conference, XPRAG 2015, University of Chicago.
Franke, Michael & Anthea Schöller. 2015, June. Talking about probability: Approximately optimal thresholds for probable. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of XPrag.de 2015, Göttingen. Retrieved from http://www.xprag.de/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Jahrestreffen_ProComPrag_Poster.pdf
Gotzner, Nicole, Judith Degen & Noah Goodman. 2015, June. Lost ALL of your marbles? The impact of the Question Under Discussion on embedded implicatures. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of XPrag.de 2015, Göttingen. Retrieved from http://www.xprag.de/?page_id=1457
Degen, Judith & Noah Goodman. 2015, March. Non-sinking marbles are wonky: world knowledge in scalar implicature computation. Poster presented at the 28th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, University of Southern California.
Kao, Justine, Judith Degen & Noah Goodman. 2015, March. When “all” means not all: nonliteral interpretations of universal quantifiers. Poster presented at the 28th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, University of Southern California.
Degen, Judith, Justine Kao, Gregory Scontras & Noah Goodman. 2015, March. A Cost and Information-Based Account of Epistemic ‘must. Poster presented at the 28th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, University of Southern California.
Franke, Michael & Anthea Schöller. 2015. /few/ and /many/: A data-driven computational model to test a simple semantic idea. Poster presented at the Sinn und Bedeutung (SuB) 20, Tübingen University.