Selected publications in the last five years (2012-2017):

For complete records of scientific production, see either the individual web pages of our group members or the aggregate data from current and former GLiF members on the UPF Scientific Output Portal for updated publications.

Alonso-Ovalle, L. & P. Menéndez-Benito (eds.) 2015. Epistemic Indefinites. Oxford University Press.

Alonso-Ovalle, L. & P. Menéndez-Benito. 2015. Modal Selectivity in the Nominal Domain: Spanish “uno cualquiera.” C. Hammerly & B. Prickett (eds.), Proceedings of NELS 46, University of Massachusetts, Amherst: GLSA, 1-10.

Arsenijevic, B. 2012. Semantic ontology of deadjectival Nominalizations. Recherches Linguistiques de Vincennes 40.

Arsenijević, B., G. Boleda, B. Gehrke, L. McNally. 2014. Ethnic adjectives are proper adjectives. R. Baglini, et al. (eds.) Proceedings from the 46th Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society, 17-30.

Arsenijevic, B., B. Gehrke, R. Marín (eds.) 2013. Studies in the Composition and Decomposition of Event Predicates. Springer.

Barberà, G. 2016. Indefiniteness and specificity marking in Catalan Sign Language (LSC). Sign Language & Linguistics 19 (1): 1-36.

Barberà, G. 2015. The Meaning of Space in Sign Language. Reference, Specficity and Structure in Catalan Sign Language Discourse. Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter Mouton and Ishara Press. ISBN 978-1-61451-881-5.

Barberà, G. 2012. When wide scope is not enough: scope and topicality of discourse referents. In Aloni, M., F. Roelofsen, G. Sassoon, K. Schulz, V. Kimmelman & M. Westera (eds), Logic, Language and meaning. 18th Amsterdam Colloquium 2011, LNCS 7218, 62-71. Springer Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg. ISBN 978-3-642-31482-7.

Barberà, G. 2012. A unified account of specicity in Catalan Sign Language (LSC). In Nouwen, R., A. Chernilovskaya & A. Aguilar-Guevara (eds), Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 16. Volume 1. 3-55. MIT working papers in linguistics.

Barberà, G. & J. Quer. In press. Nominal referential values of semantic classifiers and role shift in signed narratives. In Linguistic foundations of narration in spoken and sign languages, eds. A. Huebl & M. Steinbach. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins.

Barberà, G.  & J. Quer. 2013. Impersonal reference in Catalan Sign Language (LSC). In Sign Language research uses and practices. Crossing views on theoretical and applied sign language linguistics., eds. L. Meurant, A. Sinte, M. van Herreweghe and M. Vermeerbergen, 237-258. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

Barberà, G. & P. Cabredo Hofherr. 2017. Backgrounded agents in sign language: passives, middles or impersonals? Language.

Barberà, G. 2014. Use and functions of spatial planes in Catalan Sign Language (LSC) discourse. Sign Language Studies 14 (2): 147-174.

Barberà, G. & P. Cabredo Hofherr. 2016. Une structure de mise en arrière-plan de l'agent en langue des signes catalane (LSC): Passif ou impersonnel? L'Information Grammaticale 149: 55-60.

Barberà, G. & M. Zwets. 2013. Pointing and reference in sign language and spoken language: Anchoring vs. Identifying. Sign Language Studies 13 (4): 491-515.

Bassaganyas-Bars, T. 2015. 'Have' and the Link Between Perfects and Existentials in Old Catalan. Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 19, 107-124.

Beltagy, I., C. K. Cuong, G. Boleda, D. Garrette, K. Erk, R. Mooney. 2013. Montague meets Markov: Deep semantics with probabilistic logical form. Proceedings of *SEM 2013.

Beltagy, I., S. Roller, G. Boleda, K. Erk, R. Mooney. 2014. UTexas: Natural language semantics using distributional semantics and probabilistic logic. International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation (SemEval), 796-801.

Boeckx, C. & Tx. Martin. El clític datiu és més que un clític. Pages Editors. [II International Prize for Research on Catalan Linguistics. Published also in English as The dative clitic is more than a clitic in Publicacions Universitat Lleida].

Boleda, G., M. Baroni, N. The Pham & L. McNally. 2013. Intensionality was only alleged: On adjective-noun composition in distributional semantics. Proceedings of the 10th International Workshop on Computational Semantics.

Boleda, G., K. Erk. 2015. Distributional Semantic Features as Semantic Primitives – or Not. Knowledge Representation and Reasoning: Integrating Symbolic and Neural Approaches. Papers from the AAAI Spring Symposium, 2-5. Palo Alto, California: AAAI Press.

Boleda, G., S. Evert, B. Gehrke, L. McNally. 2012. Adjectives as saturators vs. modifiers: Statistical evidence. M. Aloni, V. Kimmelman, F. Roelofsen, G. W. Sassoon, K. Schulz, M. Westera (eds.): Logic,Language and Meaning - 18th Amsterdam Colloquium, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, December 19-21, 2011, Revised Selected Papers. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 7218. Springer.

Boleda, G. & A. Herbelot (eds.). 2016. Special Issue on Formal Distributional Semantics. Computational Linguistics 42:4.

Boleda, G., S. Padó, J. Utt. 2012. Regular polysemy: a distributional model. First Joint Conference on Lexical and Computational Semantics (*SEM), 151–160.

Boleda, G., S. Schulte im Walde, T. Badia. 2012. Modeling regular polysemy: A study of the semantic classification of Catalan adjectives. Computational Linguistics 38:3, 575-616.

Boleda, G., E. M. Vecchi, M. Cornudella, L. McNally. 2012. First order vs. higher order modification indistributional semantics. Proceedings of EMNLP 2012.

Corral, Á., G. Boleda, R. Ferrer-i-Cancho. 2015. Zipf's Law for Word Frequencies: Word Forms versus Lemmas in Long Texts. PLoS ONE 10(7).

Demonte, V. & L. McNally (eds.). 2012. Telicity, Change, and State: A Cross-Categorial View of Event Structure. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Donati, C, G. Barberà, C. Branchini, C. Cecchetto, C. Geraci, J. Quer. To appear. Searching for imperatives in European sign languages. In Imperatives and Other Directive Strategies, eds. S. Heinold and D. Van Olmen. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins.

Fábregas, A., R. Marín & L. McNally. 2012. From psych verbs to nouns. V. Demonte & L. McNally (eds.) Telicity, Change, and State: A Cross-Categorial View of Event Structure. Oxford U. Press, Oxford, 162-184.

Font-Clos, F., G. Boleda, A. Corral. 2013. A scaling law beyond Zipf's law and its relation to Heaps' law. New Journal of Physics 15:9, 093033.

Gehrke, B. 2013. Still puzzled by adjectival passives? In Syntax and its Limits, ed. Raffaella Folli, Christina Sevdali, & Robert Truswell, 175-191. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Gehrke, B. 2012.  Passive states. Telicity, Change, and State: A Cross-Categorial View of Event Structure, ed. Violeta Demonte & Louise McNally. Oxford: Oxford University Press.                               

Gehrke, B. & M. Lekakou. 2013. How to miss your preposition. Studies in Greek Linguistics 33: 92-106.

Gehrke, B. & L. McNally. 2015. Distributional Modification: The Case of Frequency Adjectives. Language 91, 837-870.

Gehrke, B. & L. McNally. 2014. Event Individuation by Objects: Evidence from Frequency Adjectives. U. Etxeberria, et al. (eds.) Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 18, 146-163.

Geraci, C. & J. Quer. 2014. Determining argument structure in sign languages. In Structuring the Argument, eds. A. Bachrach, I. Roy and L. Stockall, 45-60. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins.

Giannakidou, A. & J. Quer. 2013. Exhaustive and non-exhaustive variation with free choice and referential vagueness: Evidence from Greek, Catalan, and. Spanish. Lingua 126.  120–149.

Grimm, S. & L. McNally. 2016. The+VPing as anaphoric event-type reference. K. Kim, et al., (eds.), Proceedings of the 33rd West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics.

Grimm, S. & L. McNally. 2015. The –ing dynasty: Rebuilding the Semantics of Nominalizations. Proceedings of Semantics and Linguistic Theory 25, 82-102.

Grimm, S. & L. McNally. 2013. No ordered arguments needed for nouns. In M. Aloni, M. Franke, and F. Roelofsen (eds.) Proceedings of the 19th Amsterdam Colloquium, 123-130.

Hinzen, W. 2017. Universal Grammar and Philosophy of Mind, in R. Roberts (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Universal Grammar, Oxford University Press, pp. 37-60.

Hinzen, W. 2016. On the grammar of referential dependence. Studies in Logic, Grammar and Rhetoric 46 (59), 11-33, doi: 10.1515/slgr-2016-0031.

Hinzen, W. 2016. Linguistic evidence against Predicativism. Philosophy Compass 1–18, 10.1111/phc3.12348.

Hinzen, W. 2016. Universal Grammar and Philosophy of Mind. In I. Roberts (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Universal Grammar, Oxford University Press.

Hinzen, W. 2015. Is our mental grammar just a set of constructions? Language 92:1, 203-207.

Hinzen, W. 2015. Nothing is hidden: Contextualism and the syntax-semantics interface. Mind & Language vol. 30:3, pp. 259–291.

Hinzen, W. 2015. Review of The Inessential Indexical: On the Philosophical Insignificance of Perspective and the First Person, by Herman Cappelen and Josh Dever. Mind doi: 10.1093/mind/fzv045

Hinzen, W. (ed.) 2014. The Past and Future of Universal Grammar. Special Issue, Language Sciences.

Hinzen, W. 2014. The rationality of Case. Language Sciences 46(B), 133-151.

Hinzen, W. 2014. What is un-Cartesian linguistics?. Biolinguistics 8: 226-257.

Hinzen, W. 2014. The future of universal grammar research. Language Sciences 46: 97-99.

Hinzen, W. 2014. Recursion and truth. In P. Speas & T. Roeper (eds) Recursion: Complexity in cognitionStudies in Theoretical Psycholinguistics. Springer, 113-138.

Hinzen, W. 2013. Narrow syntax and the Language of Thought. Philosophical Psychology 26,1: 1-23.

Hinzen, W. 2012. The emergence of complex language. In D. MacFarland, K. Stenning and Maggie Chalmers McGonigle (ed.). The complex mind - An interdisciplinary approach. Palgrave, pp.243-263.

Hinzen, W. 2012. Human nature and grammar. Philosophy (Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 70) 70 (April), 53-82.

Hinzen, W. 2012. Minimalism. In Handbook of Philosophy of Linguistics, eds. Kempson, R., Fernando, T. & Asher, N. Elsevier, 2012, 93-141.

Hinzen, W. 2012. Syntax in the atom. In The Oxford Handbook of Compositionality, eds. M. Werning, W. Hinzen & E. Machery. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012: 351-370.

Hinzen, W. 2012. Semantics and Phases. In Phases: Developing the Framework, eds. A. Gallego. Mouton de Gruyter, 309-342.

Hinzen, W. 2012. The philosophical significance of Universal Grammar. Language Sciences 34:5, 2012, 635-649.

Hinzen, W., J. Rossello, P. McKenna 2016. Can delusions be understood linguistically? Cognitive Neuropsychiatry

Hinzen, W., J. Rosselló. 2015. The linguistics of schizophrenia: thought disturbance as language pathology across positive symptoms. Front. Psychol. 6:971.

Hinzen, W., J. Rosselló, O. Mattos, K. Schroeder, E. Vila 2015. The image of mind in the language of children with autism. Frontiers in Psychology (Language Sciences) 6:841. 

Hinzen, W., & Schroeder, K. 2015. Is’ the First Person’Person’a Linguistic Concept Essentially? Journal of Consciousness Studies22(11-12), 149-179.

Hinzen, W., M. Sheehan, U. Reichard 2014. Intensionality, grammar, and the sententialist hypothesis. In Minimalism and beyond. Radicalizing the interfaces, edited by Peter Kosta, Steven Franks, Teodora Radeva-Bork and Lilia Schuerks. John Benjamins, 315-349.

Hinzen, W., M. Sheehan. 2013. The Philosophy of Universal Grammar. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Hinzen, W., D. Poeppel. 2012. Semantics between cognitive neuroscience and linguistic theory (editor’s introduction). Language and Cognitive Processes (now named Language, Cognition and Neuroscience) 26(9): 1297-1316.

Hinzen, W., V. Zimmerer, F. Deamer (eds.) 2015Language and thought across pathologies. Frontiers in Psychology, Section Language Sciences.

Hunter, J. 2016. Reports in Discourse. Dialogue and Discourse 7, 1-35.

Hunter, J. & N. Asher. 2016. Shapes of Conversation and At-Issue Content. Moroney, M., Little, C.R., Collard, J., Burgdorf, D. (eds.), Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) 26, 122-142.

Hunter, J. & M. Abrusán. 2016. Rhetorical Relations and QUDs. New Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence: JSAI-isAI Workshops LENLS, JURISIN, KCSD, LLLL Revised Selected Papers, Springer.

Ignjatovic, M. 2014. Stages of events in the semantics of the progressive. 11th International Conference on Actionality, Tense, Aspect, Modality/Evidentiality (Chronos 11), Pisa, IT, 16-18/6.

Ignjatovic, M. 2013. Result states and nominalization in Slavic and Germanic languages. E. Chemla, et al. (eds.) Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 17, 289-306.

Lekakou, M. & J. Quer. 2016. Subjunctive mood in Griko: A micro-comparative approach. Lingua 174: 65—85.

Liao, S., L. McNally & A. Meskin. 2016. Aesthetic Adjectives Lack Uniform Behavior. Inquiry 59, 618-631.

Martín, T., W. Hinzen 2014. The grammar of the essential indexical. Lingua 148, 95-117.

Mattos, O., W. Hinzen 2015. The linguistic roots of natural pedagogy, Frontiers in Psychology 6:1424. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01424.

Mayol, L. 2015.  Conditionally interpreted declaratives in Spanish. In Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 2013: Selected papers from ‘Going Romance’ Amsterdam 2013. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Mayol, L. & E. Castroviejo. 2013. (Non-)integrated evaluative adverbs in questions”. Language 89(2), p. 195–230.

Mayol, L. & E. Castroviejo. 2013. How to cancel an implicature.  Journal of Pragmatics 50: 84-104.

Mayol, L. X. Villalba. 2013. Right-dislocation in Catalan: tails, polarity and activation. International Review of Pragmaticss 5(1). 87-117.

Mayol, L. 2012. An account of the variation in the rates of overt subject pronouns in Romance. Spanish in Context. 9:3. 420-442

Mayol, L. & G. Barberà. 2017. Anaphoric strategies across language modalities: A comparison between Catalan and Catalan Sign Language. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research.

McNally, L. 2016. Kinds, descriptions of kinds, concepts, and distributions. Kata Balogh and Wiebke Petersen (eds.), Bridging Formal and Conceptual Semantics. Selected Papers of BRIDGE-14. dup, Düsseldorf, 37-59.

McNally, L. 2016. Modification. M. Aloni and P. Dekker (eds.), Cambridge Handbook of Formal Semantics. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

McNally, L. 2016. Existential Sentences Cross-Linguistically: Variations in Form and Meaning. Annual Review of Linguistics 2, 211-231.

McNally, L. 2013. Semantics and pragmatics. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Cognitive Science. DOI: 10.1002/wcs.1227.

McNally, L. & C. Kennedy. 2013. Degree vs. Manner well: A Case Study in Selective Binding. In J. Pustejovsky, et al. (eds.), Advances in Generative Lexicon Theory. Text, Speech and Language Technology, vol. 46. Dordrecht: Springer.

McNally, L. & I. Stojanovic. 2017. Aesthetic adjectives. James Young (ed.), The Semantics of Aesthetic Judgments. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 17-37.

McNally, L. & H. de Swart. Reference to and via properties: The view from Dutch. Linguistics and Philosophy 38, 315-362.

Palmer, M., G. Boleda & P. Rosso (eds.). 2015. Proceedings of the Fourth Joint Conference on Lexical and Computational Semantics. Denver, Colorado: Association for Computational Linguistics.

Paperno, D., G. Kruszewski, A. Lazaridou, Q. Ngoc, R. Bernardi, S. Pezzelle, M. Baroni, G. Boleda & R. Fernandez. 2016. The LAMBADA dataset: Word prediction requiring a broad discourse context. Proceedings of ACL 2016 (54th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics), 1525-1534.

Pham, N., G. Kruszewski & G. Boleda. 2016. Convolutional Neural Network Language Models. Proceedings of EMNLP 2016 (Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing), 1153-1162.

Quer, J. C. Cecchetto, R. Pfau, C. Donati, M. Steinbach, C. Geraci & M. Kelepir (eds.). In press. SignGram Blueprint. A Guide to Sign Language Grammar Writing. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton.

Quer, J., R. Pfau & A. Herrmann (eds.). In preparation. Routledge Handbook of Theoretical and Experimental Sign Language Research. London: Routledge.

Quer, J. 2016.  Mood. In The Oxford Guide to the Romance Languages, eds. Adam Ledgeway & Martin Maiden, 954-966. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Quer, J. 2016. Intonation and grammar in the visual-gestural modality: a case study on conditionals in Catalan Sign Language (LSC). In Intonational grammar in Ibero-Romance: Approaches across linguistic subfields, eds. Meghan E. Armstrong, Nicholas Henriksen & Maria del Mar Vanrell,  369-386. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins.

Quer, J. 2016. Reporting with and without role shift: sign language strategies of complementation. In A matter of complexity: Subordination in sign languages, eds. Annika Herrmann, Roland Pfau & Markus Steinbach, 204-230. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

Quer, J. 2012. Negation. In Sign Language. An International Handbook (Handbooks of Linguistics and Communication Science, HSK), eds. R. Pfau, M. Steinbach & B. Woll, 316-339. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

Quer, J. & M. Steinbach. 2015. Ambiguities in Sign Languages. The Linguistic Review 32.1: 143-165. Special Issue on Ambiguity, eds. B. Coromines & J. Fortuny.

Quer, J. & J. Rosselló. 2013. On sloppy readings, ellipsis and pronouns: Missing arguments in Catalan Sign Language (LSC) and other argument-drop languages. In Information Structure and Agreement, Victoria Camacho-Taboada, Ángel Jiménez-Fernández, Javier Martín-González and Mariano Reyes-Tejedor, 337-370. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins.

Quer, J. 2013. Attitude ascriptions in sign languages and role shift. In Proceedings of the 13th Meeting of the Texas Linguistics Society, ed. Leah C. Geer, 12-28. Austin: Texas Linguistics Forum.

Quer, J. 2012. Quantificational strategies across language modalities. In Selected papers from 18th Amsterdam Colloquium, ed. M. Aloni et al. Springer, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) 7218: 82-91.

Richtarcikova, V. 2014. Epistemic indefinites in Slovak: Corpus survey and the Haspelmath map. In J. Witkos & S. Jaworski (eds.), New insights into Slavic linguistics. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 297-316.

Roller, S., K. Erk & G. Boleda. 2014. Inclusive yet selective: Supervised distributional hypernymy detection. International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING), 1025-1036.

Rossello, J., L. Tolchinsky & M.C. Junyent. Darwin sobre el llenguatge: filogènia, ontogènia i glossogènia. In M.A. Martí & M. Taulé (coord.) Homenatge a Sebastià Serrano. Publicacions Universitat Barcelona, 233-259

Sánchez Marco, C., G. Boleda & J.M. Fontana. 2012. Propuesta de codificación de la información paleográfica y lingüística para textos diacrónicos del español. Uso del estándar TEI. Torrens Álvarez, M.J. & P. Sánchez-Prieto Borja (eds.), Nuevas perspectivas para la edición y el estudio de documentos antiguos, 447-463. Fondo Hispánico de Lingüística y Filología. Vol. 12. Bern: Peter Lang.

Sánchez Marco, C. & R. Marín. 2012. Verbos y nombres psicológicos: juntos y revueltos. Borealis 1, 90-107.

Sorodoc, I., S. Pezzelle, A. Lazaridou, A. Herbelot, G. Boleda & R. Bernardi. 2016. Look, some green circles! Learning to quantify from images. Proceedings of the 5th Workshop on Vision and Language at ACL 2016, 75-79.

Stojanovic, I. 2014. Prepragmatics: Widening the semantics/pragmatics boundary. In A. Burgess & B. Sherman (eds.), Metasemantics: New essays on the foundations of meaning. Oxford: OUP, 311-326.

Stojanovic, I. 2014. Talking about the future: Settled truth and assertion. In P. De Brabanter, M. Kissine, S. Sharifzadeh (eds.), Future times, future tenses. Oxford: OUP, 26-43.

Stojanovic, I. 2012. On Value-Attributions: Semantics and Beyond. The Southern Journal of Philosophy. 50/4, 621-38.

Stojanovic, I. 2012. Emotional Disagreement. Dialogue 51/1, 99-117.

Stojanovic, I. & N. Villanueva. 2014. Mental files, blown up by indexed files. Inquiry 58/1, 1-15.

Vila, E., Schroeder, K., Rosselló, J., &  W. Hinzen. 2016. Aproximación al lenguaje en el trastorno del espectro autista. Revista de psicopatología y salud mental del niño y del adolescente27, 83-90.

Werning, M., W. Hinzen, E. Machery (eds.) 2012. The Oxford Handbook of Compositionality. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Zeman, D. 2014. Meaning, expression and extremely strong evidence: A reinforced critique of Davis’ account of speaker meaning. Thought 3, 218-224.

Zeman, D. 2013. Experiencer phrases, predicates of personal taste and relativism: On Cappelen and Hawthorne’s critique of the Operator Argument. Croatian Journal of Philosophy, XIII (39): 375-398.

Zimmerer, V., S. Watson, D. Turkington, N. Ferrier, W. Hinzen 2017. Deictic and propositional meaning – new perspectives on language in schizophrenia. Frontiers in Psychiatry 8: 17,10.3389/fpsyt.2017.00017