Speakers rely on linguistic conventions to communicate their intentions. I investigate how this works, as a postdoctoral researcher in the Computational Linguistics and Linguistic Theory research group in Barcelona. I focus on:
In my PhD at the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation in Amsterdam I worked on two phenomena that straddle the border between convention and intention:
For a more integrated perspective you can download my thesis.
My experimental work on modified numerals (paper with Adrian Brasoveanu) illustrates my view on how linguistic theory, experiments and corpus data should be linked.
Department of Translation and Language Sciences
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Roc Boronat, 138