Prof. Dr. Walt Detmar Meurers
Publications

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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.

  

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Journal articles

  

  • Katharina Wendebourg, Birgit Öttl, Detmar Meurers, and Barbara Kaup: Semantic information boosts the acquisition of a novel grammatical system in different presentation formats. Language and Cognition. accepted.

      

2021

  

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  • Weiss, Z., Meurers, D. (2021). Analyzing the linguistic complexity of German learner language in a reading comprehension task: Using proficiency classification to investigate short answer data, cross-data. International Journal of Learner Corpus Research 7 (1), 83-130. https://doi.org/10.1075/ijlcr.20006.wei

      

  • Holz, H., Meurers, D. (2021). Interaction Styles in Context: Comparing Drag-and-Drop, Point-and-Touch, and Touch in a Mobile Spelling Game. International Journal of Human–Computer Interaction, 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1080/10447318.2020.1848160

      

Peer reviewed articles in conference proceedings

  

  • Santhi Ponnusamy, H., Meurers, D. (2021). Employing distributional semantics to organize task-focused vocabulary learningProceedings of the 16th Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications.http://clweb.org/anthology/2021.bea-1.3

      

  • Chatzipanagiotidis, S., Giagkou, M., Meurers, D. (2021). Broad Linguistic Complexity Analysis for Greek Readability Classification. Proceedings of the 16th Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications.http://clweb.org/anthology/2021.bea-1.5

      

2020

  

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  • Gabriella Daroczy, Detmar Meurers, Jürgen Heller, Magdalena Wolska, Hans-Christoph Nuerk (2020). The Interaction of Linguistic and Arithmetic Factors Affects Adult Performance on Arithmetic Word Problems. Cognitive Processing. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10339-019-00948-5

      

  • Maria Chinkina, Simón Ruiz, Detmar Meurers (2020). Crowdsourcing evaluation of the quality of automatically generated questions for supporting computer-assisted language teaching ReCALL 32 (2), 145-161. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0958344019000193

      

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2019

  

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  • Sabrina Dittrich, Zarah Weiss, Hannes Schröter, Detmar Meurers: Integrating large-scale web data and curated corpus data in a search engine supporting German literacy education. Proceedings of the 8th Workshop on NLP for Computer Assisted Language Learning. Turku, Finland, September, 2019, pp. 41-56.

      

  • Björn Rudzewitz, Ramon Ziai, Florian Nuxoll, Kordula De Kuthy, Detmar Meurers. Enhancing a Web-based Language Tutoring System with Learning Analytics. Proceedings of the 2nd workshop on Learning Analytics: Building bridges between the Education and the Computing communities (LABBEC) held at Educational Data Mining (EDM) 2019, Montréal, Canada.

      

  • Zarah Weiss, Detmar Meurers: Analyzing Linguistic Complexity and Accuracy in Academic Language Development of German across Elementary and Secondary School. Proceedings of the 14th Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications (BEA) at ACL 2019. 380-393.

      

  • Zarah Weiss, Anja Riemenschneider, Pauline Schröter, Detmar Meurers: Computationally Modeling the Impact of Task-Appropriate Language Complexity and Accuracy on Human Grading of German Essays. Proceedings of the 14th Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications (BEA) at ACL 2019. 30-45.

      

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    2018

      

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    2017

      

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    2016

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    2015

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    Handbook articles

      

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    2014

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    • 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.

        

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    • 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

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    2012

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    Peer reviewed conference abstracts

      

    2011

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    2010

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    2009

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    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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    2007

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    2006

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    2005

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    2004

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    2003

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    2002

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    2001

    Books and journal issues

      

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    • 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.

        

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    2000

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    1999

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    Theses

      

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    1998

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    • 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

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    1996

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    • 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

      

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    • 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

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    • 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

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    • 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 ).