Prof. Dr. Walt Detmar Meurers
Publications

Note: The electronic versions of the publications linked on this page are the last versions I had the copyright for. Where a publisher copyedited or typeset the papers, the electronic copies linked here are NOT identical to the officially published version, which should be used for any quotes, references to page numbers, etc.

  

in press

  

Journal articles

  

  • Karin Berendes, Sowmya Vajjala, Detmar Meurers, Doreen Bryant, Wolfgang Wagner, Maria Chinkina and Ulrich Trautwein: Reading demands in secondary school: Does the linguistic complexity of textbooks increase with grade level and the academic orientation of the school track? Journal of Educational Psychology. in press.

      

  • Xiaobin Chen and Detmar Meurers: Word frequency and readability: Predicting the text-level readability with a lexical-level attributeJournal of Research in Reading. in press.

      

2017

  

Journal articles

  

Peer reviewed articles in conference proceedings

  

Peer reviewed articles in books

  

  • Doreen Bryant, Karin Berendes, Detmar Meurers and Zarah Weiß: Schulbuchtexte der Sekundarstufe auf dem linguistischen Prüfstand. Analyse der bildungs- und fachsprachlichen Komplexität in Abhängigkeit von Schultyp und Jahrgangsstufe, In: Linguistische Komplexität – ein Phantom?, Mathilde Hennig (ed.), Tübingen: Stauffenburg Verlag.

      

2016

Journal articles

  

Peer reviewed articles in conference proceedings

  

2015

Journal articles

  

  • Theodora Alexopoulou, Jeroen Geertzen, Anna Korhonen and Detmar Meurers: Exploring large educational learner corpora for SLA research: perspectives on relative clauses. International Journal of Learner Corpus Research 1 (1). 96-129.

      

  • Karin Berendes, Wolfgang Wagner, Detmar Meurers and Ulrich Trautwein: Grammatikverständnis von Kindern unterschiedlicher sprachlicher und sozioökonomischer Herkunft. Frühe Bildung 4 (3). 126-134.

      

  • Gabriella Daroczy, Magdalena Wolska, Detmar Meurers and H-C. Nuerk: Word problems: a review of linguistic and numerical factors contributing to their difficulty. Frontiers in Psychology 6 (348). http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00348

      

Handbook articles

  

Other publications

  

2014

Journal articles

  

Peer reviewed articles in conference proceedings

  

  • Robert Reynolds, Eduard Schaf and Detmar Meurers: A VIEW of Russian: Visual Input Enhancement and adaptive feedback. Proceedings of the 3rd Workshop on NLP for Computer-Assisted Language Learning at the 5th Swedish Language Technology Conference, Uppsala University, Sweden.

      

  • Serhiy Bykh and Detmar Meurers: Exploring Syntactic Features for Native Language Identification: A Variationist Perspective on Feature Encoding and Ensemble Optimization. Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING), Dublin, Ireland.

      

  • Ramon Ziai and Detmar Meurers: Focus Annotation in Reading Comprehension Data Proceedings of the 8th Linguistic Annotation Workshop (LAW VIII) held at COLING 2014. Dublin, Ireland.

      

  • Sowmya Vajjala and Detmar Meurers: Assessing the relative reading level of sentence pairs for text simplification Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL-14). Gothenburg, Sweden.

      

  • Sowmya Vajjala and Detmar Meurers: Exploring Measures of “Readability” for Spoken Language: Analyzing linguistic features of subtitles to identify age-specific TV programs Proceedings of the 3rd Workshop on Predicting and Improving Text Readability for Target Reader Populations (PITR) held at EACL-14. Gothenburg, Sweden.

      

Peer reviewed articles in books

  

  • Detmar Meurers, Julia Krivanek and Serhiy Bykh: On the Automatic Analysis of Learner Corpora: Native Language Identification as Experimental Testbed of Language Modeling between Surface Features and Linguistic Abstraction. Diachrony and Synchrony in English Corpus Studies edited by Alexandro Alcaraz Sintes and Salvador Valera. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang. 285-314.

      

  • Michael Hahn and Detmar Meurers: "On deriving semantic representations from dependencies: A practical approach for evaluating meaning in learner corpora". Dependency Theory edited by Kim Gerdes, Eva Hajičová and Leo Wanner. Frontiers in AI and Applications Series. IOS Press, Amsterdam.

      

  • Julia Krivanek and Detmar Meurers: "Comparing Rule-Based and Data-Driven Dependency Parsing of Learner Language". Dependency Theory edited by Kim Gerdes, Eva Hajičová and Leo Wanner. Frontiers in AI and Applications Series. IOS Press, Amsterdam.

      

Peer reviewed articles based on project collaboration

  

  • Andrea Abel, Katrin Wisniewski, Lionel Nicolas, Adriane Boyd, Jirka Hana, Detmar Meurers: A Trilingual Learner Corpus Illustrating European Reference Levels . RiCOGNIZIONI. Rivista di lingue, letterature e cultura moderne. 2 (1), 111-126.

      

  • Adriane Boyd, Jirka Hana, Lionel Nicolas, Detmar Meurers, Katrin Wisniewski, Andrea Abel, Karin Schöne, Barbora Štindlová, Chiara Vettori: The MERLIN corpus: Learner language and the CEFR. Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC-2014). European Language Resources Association (ELRA).

      

  • Koenraad De Smedt, Erhard Hinrichs, Detmar Meurers, Inguna Skadina, Bolette Pedersen, Costanza Navarretta, Núria Bel, Krister Linden, Marketa Lopatkova, Jan Hajic, Gisle Andersen, Przemyslaw Lenkiewicz: CLARA: A New Generation of Researchers in Common Language Resources and Their Applications. Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC-2014). European Language Resources Association (ELRA).

      

2013

Peer reviewed articles in conference proceedings

  

2012

Books

  

Peer reviewed articles in books

  

Peer reviewed articles in conference proceedings

  

Peer reviewed conference abstracts

  

2011

Journal articles

  

Peer reviewed articles in conference proceedings

  

2010

Journal articles

  

Peer reviewed articles in conference proceedings

  

2009

Journal articles

  

Peer reviewed chapters in edited books

  

  • Detmar Meurers and Stefan Müller: "Corpora and Syntax". Chapter 42 in Lüdeling, A. and Kytö, M. Corpus Linguistics. Handbooks of Linguistics and Communication Science (HSK), Volume 2. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. 2009.

      

2008

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Peer reviewed conference proceedings

  

  

2007

Journal articles

  

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2006

Peer reviewed chapters in edited books

  

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2005

Journal articles

  

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2004

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2003

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2002

Peer reviewed conference proceedings

  

2001

Books and journal issues

  

Peer reviewed chapters in edited books

  

  • Tibor Kiss & Detmar Meurers. Introduction to Constraint-Based Approaches to Germanic Syntax. Studies in Constraint-Based Lexicalism. Stanford: CSLI Publications.

      

  • Detmar Meurers & Kordula De Kuthy: "Case Assignment in Partially Fronted Constituents". Christian Rohrer, Antje Rossdeutscher and Hans Kamp (Eds.): Linguistic Form and its Computation. Stanford: CSLI Publications.

      

Journal articles

  

Peer reviewed conference proceedings

  

2000

Peer reviewed chapters in edited books

  

Peer reviewed conference proceedings

  

1999

Peer reviewed conference proceedings

  

Theses

  

Other publications

  

1998

Peer reviewed chapters in edited books

  

  • Kordula De Kuthy & Detmar Meurers: Incomplete Category Fronting in German without Remnant Movement . In: B. Schröder et.al.: Computers, Linguistics, and Phontetics between Language and Speech (Proceedings of KONVENS 98). Frankfurt a.M.:Lang.

      

  • Detmar Meurers: German Partial-VP Fronting Revisited. In: Gert Webelhuth, Jean-Pierre Koenig, and Andreas Kathol (eds.): Lexical and Constructional Aspects of Linguistic Explanation, CSLI. (revised version of the paper presented at the 3rd Int. Conference on HPSG, Marseille, May 1996)

      

  • Detmar Meurers & Guido Minnen: Off-line Constraint Propagation for Efficient HPSG Processing. In Gert Webelhuth, Jean-Pierre Koenig, and Andreas Kathol (eds.): Lexical and Constructional Aspects of Linguistic Explanation, CSLI. (revised version of the paper presented at the 3rd Int. Conference on HPSG, joint session with TALN, Marseille, May 1996)

      

  • Thilo Götz & Detmar Meurers: The importance of being lazy - Using lazy evaluation to process queries to HPSG grammars. In: Gert Webelhuth, Jean-Pierre Koenig, and Andreas Kathol (eds.): Lexical and Constructional Aspects of Linguistic Explanation, CSLI. (revised version of the paper presented at the 3rd Int. Conference on HPSG, joint session with TALN, Marseille, May 1996)

      

Peer reviewed conference proceedings

  

1997

Journal articles

  

Peer reviewed conference proceedings

  

Other publications

  

1996

Peer reviewed conference proceedings

  

  • Detmar Meurers: German Partial-VP Fronting Revisited - Back to Basics. Paper presented at the Third International Conference on HPSG, May 1996, Marseille, France.
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  • Detmar Meurers & Guido Minnen: Off-line Constraint Propagation for Efficient HPSG Processing. In: Proceedings of TALN 96 (joint session with the Third International Conference on HPSG). May 1996, Marseille, France.
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  • Thilo Götz & Detmar Meurers: The importance of being lazy - Using lazy evaluation to process queries to HPSG grammars. In: Proceedings of TALN 96 (joint session with the Third International Conference on HPSG). May 1996, Marseille, France.
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1995

Peer reviewed conference proceedings

  

1994

Theses

  

Other publications

  

  • Detmar Meurers: A modified view of the German verbal complex Handout of a talk given on 7. October 1994 at the HPSG Workshop in Heidelberg, Germany.
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1993

Other publications

  

  • Detmar Meurers & Frank Morawietz: An Alternative Approach to ID/LP - SUP Grammars. Paper presented at the 1st International Workshop on Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar held in Columbus, Ohio
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1992

Other publications

  

  • Detmar Meurers: A graphical notation for HPSG-style sort hierarchies.

      

    • A six page description of the notation
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    • A graphical representation of the signature defined in the appendix of Pollard and Sag (1994).
      Since for some obscure reason, the postscript-file doesn't print on certain printers, there are two versions: one which works on the Apple Laserwriter and possibly on other printers ( .ps / .ps.gz ), and a second for those printers on which nothing happens when the first file is printed ( .ps / .ps.gz ).