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  1. (mit Anna Jessen und Kathrin Pusch), Diurnal variation of language processing in shift workers. In Katharina Spalek & Juliane Domke, Sprachliche Variationen, Varietäten und Kontexte. Beiträge zu psycholinguistischen Schnittstellen. Festschrift für Rainer Dietrich. Tübingen: Stauffenburg, 2012.
  2. Definitional generics In Alda Mari, Claire Beyssade and Fabio Del Prete (eds.) Genericity. Oxford: OUP, 372-389. 2012.
  3. Some remarks on event structure, conceptual spaces and logical form Theoretical Linguistics 38, 223-336.
  4. (with Renate Musan)Information structure. Overview and linguistic issues. In Manfred Krifka and Renate Musan (eds.), The expression of information structure The Expression of Cognitive Categories (ECC) 5, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter 2012, 1-44.
  5. Notes on Daakie (Ambrym, Vanuatu): Sounds and modality. To appear in Proceedings of AFLA 18 (Harvard), 2011.
  6. Negated polarity questions as denegations of assertions To appear in Ferenc Kiefer and Chungmin Lee, Contrastiveness and scalar implicatures. Springer.
  7. Embedding speech acts To be published in a volume on recursion, ed. by Tom Roeper and Peggy Speas.
  8. Questions. In Heusinger, Klaus von, Claudia Maienborn & Paul Portner (eds.), Semantics. An international handbook of Natural Language Meaning, Vol. 2, 1742-1785. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. 2011.
  9. **Superlative quantifiers as modifiers of meta-speech acts, with Ariel Cohen. In Partee, B.H., Glanzberg, M., & Skilters, J. (Eds.) (2011). Formal semantics and pragmatics. Discourse, context and models. The Baltic International Yearbook of Cognition, Logic and Communication, Vol. 6 (2010). Manhattan, KS: New Prairie Press. 2011.
  10. Varieties of semantic evidence. In Claudia Maienborn, Klaus von Heusinger & Paul Portner (eds.), Semantics. An international handbook of natural language meaning, Vol. I. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter 2011, 242-267. 2011.
  11. In defense of idealizations: A commentary on Stokhof & van Lambalgen. Theoretical Linguistics 37, 2011, 51-62.
  12. **Before and after without coercion. Comment on the paper by Cleo Condoravdi, Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 28, 2010, 911-929.
  13. A note on an asymmetry in the hedonic implicatures of olfactory and gustatory terms. In Susanne Fuchs, Philip Hoole, Christine Mooshammer, Marzena Zygis (eds.), Between the Regular and the Particular in Speech and Language, Frankfurt: Peter Lang 2010, 235-245.
  14. How to interpret "expletive" negation under bevor in German. In Thomas Hanneforth & Gisbert Fanselow (eds.), Language and Logos. Studies in Theoretical and Computational Linguistics. Akademie Verlag (studia grammatica 72) 2010, 214-236.
  15. Approximate interpretations of number words: A case for strategic communication. In Hinrichs, Erhard & John Nerbonne (eds.), Theory and Evidence in Semantics, Stanford: CSLI Publications 2009, 109-132.
  16. "Case syncretism in German Feminines: Typological, functional and structural aspects". In Patrick Steinkrüger & Manfred Krifka (ed.), On Inflection, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter 2009, 141-172.
  17. *Counting Configurations. In Arndt Riester & Torgrim Solstad, Proceedings of Sinn & Bedeutung 13, University of Stuttgart, SinSpeC. Working Papers of the SFB 732, 5, p. 309-324. 2009.
  18. (with Caroline Féry) Information structure. Notional distinctions, ways of expression. In Piet van Sterkenburg (ed.), Unity and diversity of languages, Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2008, 123-136.
  19. (with Sabine Zerbian) Quantification across Bantu languages, in Lisa Matthewson (ed.), Quantification: A cross-linguistic perspective, North Holland Linguistic Series: Linguistic Variations Volume 64, Emerald, 2008, 383-414. Please cite original publication for references.
  20. **(with Alexander Grosu) The gifted mathematician that you claim to be. Equational intensional 'reconstruction' relatives. Linguistics and Philosophy 30, 2008, 445-485.
    The original publication is available here, cf. also
  21. Functional similarities between bimanual coordination and topic/comment structure. In Ishihara,S., Jannedy, S. & Schwarz, A. (eds.), Working Papers of the SFB 632, Interdisciplinary Studies on Information Structure (ISIS) 8, Potsdam: Universitätsverlag Potsdam, 2007, 39 - 59.
    Also in Regine Eckardt, Gerhard Jäger and Tonjes Veenstra (eds.), Variation, selection, development. Probing the evolutionary model of language changge, Berlin, New York: Mouton de Gruyter 2008, 307-336.
  22. Basic notions of information structure. In C. Fery and M. Krifka (eds.), Interdisciplinary Studies of Information Structure 6, Potsdam, 2007. See also edited volume. Also in Acta Linguistica Hungarica 55 (2008), 243-276.. A translation in Georgian appeared in Language Logic Computation II, CLLS, Tbilisi State University, 2008, 7-50.
  23. Negated antonyms: Creating and filling the gap. In Uli Sauerland and Penka Stateva (eds.), Presupposition and implicature in compositional semantics, Palgrave Studies in Pragmatics, Language and Cognition, Palgrave Macmillan, 2007, 163-177.
  24. A note on the pronoun system and the predicate marker in Tok Pisin. In Patrick Brandt & Eric Fuss (eds.), Form, Structure, and Grammar. A Festschrift presented to Günther Grewendorf on Occasion of his 60th Birthday. Akademie Verlag, Berlin, 79-92.
  25. Approximate interpretation of number words: A case for strategic communication. In Gerlof Bouma, Irene Krämer, Joost Zwarts (eds.), Cognitive foundations of interpretation, Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschapen, Amsterdam, 111-126, 2007
  26. Association with focus phrases. In Valerie Molnar and Susanne Winkler, The Architecture of Focus, Berlin, New York: Mouton de Gruyter, 2006, 105-136.
  27. "Focus and/or Context: A second look at second occurrence expressions." In H. Kamp & B. Partee (eds.), Context-Dependence in the Analysis of Linguistic Meaning, Elsevier Publications, 2005.
  28. (with Gerhard Jäger): Sprachwandel, auf dem Coputer simuliert, in Jahrbuch 2003 der Geisteswissenschaftlichen Zentren Berlin.
  29. (with Silka Martens, Florian Scharz): Linguistics factors, in Rainer Dietrich & Traci Michell Childress (eds), Group Interaction in High Risk Environments, Ashgate Publishing, 75 - 86, 2004.
  30. Structural features of language and language use, in Rainer Dietrich & Traci Michell Childress (eds.), Group Interaction in High Risk Environments, Ashgate Publishing, 2004, 141-164.
  31. The semantics of questions and the focusation of answers. In Chungmin Lee, Matthew Gordon & Daniel Büring (eds.), Topic and Focus: A Cross-Linguistic Perspective, Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004, 139-151.
  32. Semantic and pragmatic conditions for the Dative Alternation Korean Journal of English Language and Linguistics 4 (2004), 1-32.
  33. Quantifiers in Questions Korean Journal of English Language and Linguistics 3 (2003), 499-526.
  34. "Bare NPs: Kind-referring, Indefinites, Both, or Neither?". Proceedings of Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) XIII, University of Washington, Seattle. Edited R. B. Young & Y. Zhou, CLC Publications, Cornell, 2004.
  35. "Group Interaction in the Cockpit: Some Linguistic Factors" (with Silka Martens and Florian Schwarz). In Rainer Dietrich (ed), Communication in High Risk Environments, Linguistische Berichte Sonderheft 12, Helmut Buske Verlag, Hamburg 2003, 75-101.
  36. "Be brief and vague! And how bidirectional optimality theory allows for Verbosity and Precision", in David Restle & Dietmar Zaefferer (eds), Sounds and Systems. Studies in Structure and Change. A Festschrift for Theo Vennemann, Mouton de Gruyter (= Trends in Linguistics 141), Berlin 2002, 439-458.
  37. "For a structured meaning account of questions and answers" (revised version), in C. Fery & W. Sternefeld (eds.), Audiatur Vox Sapientia. A Festschrift for Arnim von Stechow, Akademie Verlag (= studia grammatica 52), Berlin 2001, 287-319.
  38. "Quantifiying into question acts" (revised version), Natural Language Semantics 9: 1-40, 2001.
  39. "Non-novel indefinites in adverbial quantification". In C. Condoravdi & G. Renardel de Lavalette, Logical Perspectives on Language and Information", CSLI Publications, Stanford 2001, 1-40. A correction.
  40. *Alternatives for Aspectual Particles.Berkeley Linguistics Society Meeting, February 2000.
  41. *"Manner in Dative Alternation". Proceedings of WCCFL 18, Cascadilla Press.
  42. *Quantifying into question acts. Proceedings of SALT 9, CLC Publications, Cornell.
  43. For a structured account of questions and answers. Proceedings to Workshop on Spoken and Written Text, ed. C. Smith, University of Texas at Austin, 1999.
  44. At least some determiners aren't determiners. In K. Turner (ed.), The semantics/pragmatics interface from different points of view. (= Current Research in the Semantics/Pragmatics Interface Vol. 1). Elsevier Science B.V., 1999, 257-291.
  45. "Compositionality" and "Focus". In R. Wilso, F. Keil, A. Pierce (ed.), MIT Encyclopedia of the Cognitive Sciences, MIT Press, 1999, 152-153, 315-317.
  46. *"Additive particles under stress".Proceedings of SALT 8. Cornell, CLC Publications 1999, 111-128.
  47. "Non-novel indefinites in adverbial quantification". C. Smith (ed.), Workshop proceedings: Non-narrative Discourse, Texas Linguistics Forum, Dept. of Linguistics, University of Texas at Austin.
  48. "The origins of telicity". In Susan Rothstein (ed.) (1998), Events and Grammar. Dordrecht: Kluwer, 197-235.
  49. **"Scope inversion under the rise-fall pattern in German".Linguistic Inquiry 29.1 (1998), 75-112.
  50. "A second look at second occurrence expressions". In H. Kamp, B. Partee (eds.) (1997), Context-dependence in the Analysis of Linguistic Meaning. Proceedings of the workshops in Prague and Bad Teinach. Institut fuer maschinelle Sprachverarbeitung, University of Stuttgart, 253-276.
  51. Externe Modifikation von inkorporierten Nomina im Westgrönländischen. Talk presented at a symposium to honor Theo Vennemann, Munich, June 14, 1997.
  52. ** "Parametrized Sum Individuals for Plural Reference and Partitive Quantification". Linguistics & Philosophy 19 (1996), 555-598.
  53. *"Pragmatic Stengthening in Donkey Sentences and Plural Predications." In J. Spence (ed.),(1996) Proceedings of Semantics and Linguistic Theory 6, Cornell University, 136-153.
  54. "Frameworks for the Representation of Focus". In the Proceedings of the Conference on Formal Grammar, Prague 1996, ESSLLI Summer School.
  55. "Weak and Strong Intepretation of Donkey Sentences and Predications on Sum Individuals". In F. Hamm, H. Kolb and A. von Stechow (eds.), The Blaubeuren Papers. Proceedings of the Workshop on Recent Developments in the Theory of Natural Language Semantics, October 9-16, 1994. Universität Tübingen, SfS-Report 08-95, 211-239.
  56. **The Semantics and Pragmatics of Polarity Items". Linguistic Analysis 25, 1995, 1-49.
  57. "Telicity in Movement". Proceedings of the Fifth Conference on Time, Space and Movement, Université le Mirail, Toulouse, 1995.
  58. "Swahili". In Joachim Jacobs, Arnim von Stechow, Wolfgang Sternefeld, Theo Vennemann (eds.), Syntax: An International Handbook of Contemporary Research, Berlin: De Gruyter, 1995, 1397 - 1418.
  59. "Common Nouns: A Contrastive Analysis of English and Chinese", in G.N. Carlson & F. J. Pelletier (eds.), The Generic Book, Chicago University Press 1995, 398-411.
  60. "Focus and the Interpretation of Generic Sentences", in The Generic Book, 1995, 238-264.
  61. "Introduction to Genericity", in The Generic Book, 1-124 (principal author, together with F.J. Pelletier, G. N. Carlson, G. Chierchia, G. Link, A. ter Meulen).
  62. *"The Semantics and Pragmatics of Weak and Strong Polarity Items in Assertions". In M. Harvey & L. Santelmann (eds.), Proceedings from Semantics and Linguistic Theory IV, 1994. Cornell University, Department of Modern Languages and Linguist ics, Ithaca, 195-219.
  63. "Focus and Operator Scope in German". In P. Bosch, R. van der Sandt (eds.), Proceedings of the Conference on Focus and Natural Language Processing, Volume 1: Intonation and Syntax, Working Papers of the Institute for Logic and Linguistics, IBM Scientific Centre, Heidelberg, 1994, 133-152.
  64. "Mass Expressions". In R.E. Asher & J.M.Y. Simpson (eds.), The Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, Oxford, Pergamon Press, 1994, 2393-2395.
  65. "Genericity". In R.E. Asher & J.M.Y. Simpson (eds.), The Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, Oxford, Pergamon Press, 1994, 1403-1404.
  66. ** "Focus and Presupposition in Dynamic Interpretation". Journal of Semantics 10 (1993), 269-300.
  67. (with Claudia Gerstner-Link): "Genericity". In Joachim Jacobs, Arnim von Stechow, Wolfgang Sternefeld, Theo Vennemann (eds.), Syntax: An International Handbook of Contemporary Research, Berlin: De Gruyter, 1993. 966-978.
  68. "Focus, Presupposition and Dynamic Interpretation: The Case of Focus-Sensitive Particles". Proceedings of the Fourth Symposium on Logic and Language, K. Bimbó & A. Máté, (eds.), Aron Publishers, Budapest (1993), 31-60.
  69. "Thematic Relations as Links between Nominal Reference and Temporal Constitution". In Ivan Sag & Anna Szabolcsi (eds.), Lexical Matters, CSLI Publications, Chicago University Press, 1992, 29-53.
  70. *"A Framework for Focus-Sensitive Quantification", in SALT II: Proceedings of the Second Conference on Semantics and Linguistic Theory, May 1-3, 1992. Working Papers in Linguistics 40 (1992), Ohio State University, Columbus, Oh., 215-236.
  71. **"Definite NPs aren't Quantifiers", Linguistic Inquiry 23 (1992), 156-163.
  72. A Compositional Semantics for Multiple Focus Constructions, in Informationsstruktur und Grammatik, Sonderheft der Linguistischen Berichte, ed. Joachim Jacobs. Also in Proceedings from Semantics and Linguistic Theory 1, Cornell Working Papers in Linguistics 10, 1991.
  73. "How to get rid of groups, using DRT", Texas Linguistic Forum 32 (1991), 71-110.
  74. "Massennomina". In Arnim von Stechow & Dieter Wunderlich (eds), Handbook of Semantics, Berlin: De Gruyter, 1991.
  75. "Some Remarks on Polarity Items". In D. Zaefferer, Semantic Universals and Universal Semantics, Berlin, Foris-de Gruyter 1991, 150-189.
  76. About 150 short articles on languages and selected topics in linguistics in Hadumod Bumann (ed.), Lexikon der Sprachwissenschaft, 2. Auflage (1990). Stuttgart: Kröner.
  77. **"Four Thousand Ships Passed Through The Lock: Object-Induced Measure Functions on Events". Linguistics and Philosophy 13 (1990), 487-520.
  78. "Four Thousand Ships Passed Through The Lock: Object-Induced Measure Functions on Events". SNS-Bericht 89-46, 1989.
  79. Boolean and Non-Boolean And.. In Lászlo Kálman and Lászlo Polos (eds.), Papers from the Second Symposium on Logic and Language. Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest 1990, 161-188.
  80. "Polarity Phenomena and Alternative Semantics", in M. Stokhof & J. Torenvliet (ed.), Proceedings of the 7th Amsterdam Colloquium, ITLI, University of Amsterdam, 1989.
  81. "Nominal Reference, Temporal Constitution and Quantification in Event Semantics". In R. Bartsch, J. van Benthem, P. von Emde Boas (eds.), Semantics and Contextual Expression, Dordrecht: Foris Publication. 1989.
  82. "Nominalreferenz, Zeitkonstitution, Aspekt, Aktionsart: Eine semantische Erklärung ihrer Interaktion". In W. Abraham / T. Jansen (eds), Tempus - Aspekt - Modus. Die lexikalischen und grammatischen Formen in den germanischen Sprachen, Tü ;bingen: Niemeyer. 1989.
  83. "The Relational Theory of Genericity". In M. Krifka (ed.),Genericity in Natural Language. Seminar für natürlich-sprachliche Systeme, Tübingen. November 1988.
  84. "An Outline of Generics". Forschungsberichte des Seminars für natürlich-sprachliche Systeme, Universität Tübingen. Oktober 1987.
  85. *"Nominal Reference and Temporal Constitution: Towards a Semantics of Quantity", in Jeroen J. Groenendijk, Martin Stokhof & Frank Veltman (eds.), Proceedings of the 6th Amsterdam Colloquium, Institute of Linguistic, Logic and Information, Un iversity of Amsterdam, 1987. 153-173.
  86. "Massennomina. Mit einem Exkurs zu Aktionsarten", Berichte des Sonderforschungsbereichs 99 "Grammatik und sprachliche Prozesse" der Universität Konstanz 117, Mai 1986.
  87. "Von der stilistischen zur grammatischen Ergativität". In Frans Plank (ed.), Relational Typology, Berlin: Mouton 1985, 235-242.
  88. "Word Order and Word Order Change in Swahili. A Categorial Grammatical Study". In Kiswhahili. Journal of the Institute of Kiswahili Research (Dar es Salaam) 52 (1985), 13-72.
  89. "Fokus, Topik, syntaktische Struktur und semantische Interpretation", unpublished.