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English journal articles and book chapters 2000-2019

Kempen, G., & Harbusch, K. (2019). Information-structural effects of the accessibility of finite verbs: Corpus evidence from spoken English, Dutch, and German. Talk at the Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop (CGSW34), Konstanz, June 2019.

Kempen, Gerard, & Harbusch, Karin (2019). Mutual attraction between high-frequency verbs and clause types with finite verbs in early positions: Corpus evidence from spoken English, Dutch, and German. Language, cognition, and Neuroscience, 34, 1140-1151.

Kempen, Gerard & Harbusch, Karin (2018). A competitive mechanism selecting verb-second versus verb-final word order in causative and argumentative clauses of spoken Dutch: A corpus-linguistic study. Language Sciences, 69, 30-42.

Kuiper, Koenraad; Bimesl, Neda; Kempen, Gerard, & Ogino, Masayoshi (2017). Initial vs. non-initial placement of agent constructions in spoken clauses: A corpus-based study of language production under time pressure. Language Sciences, 64, 16-33.

Kempen, Gerard, & Harbusch, Karin (2017). Easy accessibility and retrievability of high- frequent verbs as a production-based factor modulating the speed of historical SOV-to-SVO word order changes. In Abstracts of the 30th CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing. Cambridge MA: MIT, March/April 2017.

Kempen, Gerard, & Harbusch, Karin (2017). Frequential test of (S)OV as unmarked word order in Dutch and German clauses: A serendipitous corpus-linguistic experiment. In Reckman, Hilke; Cheng, Lisa L.S.; Hijzelendoorn, Maarten, & Sybesma, Rint (Eds.). Crossroads Semantics. Computation, experiment and grammar. Amsterdam: Benjamins.

Kempen, Gerard, & Harbusch, Karin (2016). Verb-second word order after German weil ‘because’: Psycholinguistic theory from corpus-linguistic data. Glossa: a journal of general linguistics 1(1): 3. 1–32.

van de Velde, Maartje; Kempen, Gerard, & Harbusch, Karin (2015). Dative alternation and planning scope in spoken language: A corpus study on effects of verb bias in VO and OV clauses of Dutch. Lingua, 165, 92-108.

Kempen, Gerard (2014). Prolegomena to a neurocomputational architecture for human grammatical encoding and decoding. Neuroinformatics, 12, 111-142.

Segaert, Katrien; Kempen, Gerard; Petersson, Karl Magnus, & Hagoort, Peter (2013). Syntactic priming and the lexical boost effect during sentence production and sentence comprehension: An fMRI study. Brain and Language, 124, 174-183.

Kempen, Gerard; Olsthoorn, Nomi & Sprenger, Simone (2012). Grammatical workspace sharing during language production and language comprehension: Evidence from grammatical multitasking. Language and Cognitive Processes, 27, 345-380.

Harbusch, Karin & Kempen, Gerard (2011). Automatic online writing support for L2 learners of German through output monitoring by a natural-language paraphrase generator. In Levy, Michael; Blin, Françoise; Bradin Siskin, Claire & Takeuchi, Osamu (Eds.). WorldCALL: International Perspectives on Computer-Assisted Language Learning. New York NY: Routledge.

Harbusch, K., & Kempen, G. (2009). Clausal coordinate ellipsis and its varieties in spoken German: A study with the TüBa-D/S Treebank of the VERBMOBIL corpus. In Passarotti, M. ; Przepiórkowski, A.; Raynaud S. & Van Eynde, F. (Eds.), Proceedings of the The Eighth International Workshop on Treebanks and Linguistic Theories (pp. 83-94). Milan: EDUCatt. [pp.83-94]

Vosse, Theo & Kempen, Gerard (2009). The Unification Space implemented as a localist neural net: Predictions and error-tolerance in a constraint-based parser. Cognitive Neurodynamics, 3, 331-346.

Snijders, Tineke M.; Vosse, Theo; Kempen, Gerard; Van Berkum Jos J.A.; Petersson, Karl Magnus & Hagoort, Peter (2009). Retrieval and unification of syntactic structure in sentence comprehension: an fMRI study using word-category ambiguity. Cerebral Cortex, 19, 1493-1503.

Harbusch, Karin & Kempen, Gerard (2009). Generating clausal coordinate ellipsis multilingually:  A uniform approach based on postediting. In Proceedings of the Twelfth European Workshop on Natural Language Generation, Athens, April 2009. [pp. 138-145]

Kempen, Gerard (2009). Clausal coordination and coordinate ellipsis in a model of the speaker. Linguistics, 47, 653-696.

Vosse, Theo & Kempen, Gerard (2009). In defense of competition during syntactic ambiguity resolution. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 38, 1-9.

Kempen, Gerard & Karin Harbusch (2008). Comparing linguistic judgments and corpus frequencies as windows on grammatical competence: A study of argument linearization in German clauses. In Steube, Anita (Ed.), The Discourse Potential of Underspecified Structures. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter. [pp. 179-192]. Abstract [unpublished].

Vosse, Theo & Kempen, Gerard (2008). Parsing verb-final clauses in German: Garden- path and ERP effects modeled by a parallel dynamic parser. In B. C. Love, K. McRae, & V. M. Sloutsky (Eds.), Proceedings of the 30th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (Washington DC, July 2008). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. [pp.261-266].

Harbusch, Karin; van Breugel, Camiel; Koch, Ulrich & Kempen, Gerard (2007). Interactive sentence combining and paraphrasing in support of integrated writing and grammar instruction: A new application area for natural language sentence generators. In Stephan Busemann (Ed.), Proceedings of the 11th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation (ENLG07, Dagstuhl, Germany, June 2007). [pp. 65-68]

Harbusch, Karin & Gerard Kempen (2007). Clausal coordinate ellipsis in German: The TIGER treebank as a source of evidence. In Nivre, Joakim; Kaalep, Heiki-Jaan; Muischnek, Kadri & Koit, Mare (Eds.), Proceedings of the Sixteenth Nordic Conference of Computational Linguistics (NODALIDA 2007, Tartu, Estonia, May 2007). [pp. 81-88]

Kuiper, Koenraad; van Egmond, Marie-Elaine; Kempen, Gerard & Simone Sprenger (2007). Slipping on superlemmas: Multi-word lexical items in speech production. The Mental Lexicon, 2, 313-357.

Harbusch, Karin, Gerard Kempen, Camiel van Breugel & Ulrich Koch (2006).  A generation-oriented workbench for Performance Grammar: Capturing linear order variability in German and Dutch. In Proceedings of the Fourth International Natural Language Generation Conference (Sydney, Australia, July 2006). [pp. 9-11].

Harbusch, Karin & Kempen, Gerard (2006). ELLEIPO: A module that computes coordinative ellipsis for language generators that don’t. In EACL-2006: 11th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (Trento, Italy; April 2006). [Conference Companion, pp. 115-118].

Sprenger, Simone A., Levelt, Willem J.M. & Kempen, Gerard (2006). Lexical access during the production of idiomatic phrases. Journal of Memory and Language, 54, 161-184.

Kempen, Gerard & Harbusch, Karin (2005). The relationship between grammaticality ratings and corpus frequencies: A case study into word order variability in the midfield of German clauses. In Kepser, Stephan & Reis, Marga (Eds.), Linguistic Evidence — Empirical, Theoretical, and Computational Perspectives. Berlin: Mouton De Gruyter. [pp. 329-349]

Kempen, Gerard (2004). Interactive visualization of syntactic structure assembly for grammar-intensive first- and second-language instruction. In Delmonte, R., Delcloque, Ph. & Tonelli, S. (Eds.), Proceedings of InSTIL/ICALL2004 Symposium on NLP and speech technologies in advanced language learning systems (Venice, Italy, June 2004). [pp. 183-186]

Kempen, Gerard & Harbusch, Karin (2004). A corpus study into word order variation in German subordinate clauses: Animacy affects linearization independently of grammatical function assignment. In Pechmann, Thomas & Habel, Christoph (Eds.), Multidisciplinary approaches to language production. Berlin: Mouton De Gruyter. [pp. 173-181]

Kempen, Gerard & Harbusch, Karin (2004). Generating natural word orders in a semi–free word order language: Treebank-based linearization preferences for German. In Gelbukh, A. (Ed.), Computational Linguistics and Intelligent Text Processing. Berlin: Springer Verlag. [Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2945; pp. 350-354]

Kempen, Gerard & Harbusch, Karin (2003). An artificial opposition between grammaticality and frequency: comment on Bornkessel, Schlesewsky & Friederici (2002). Cognition, 90, 205-210. [Rectification on p. 215]

Kempen, Gerard & Harbusch, Karin (2003). Word order scrambling as a consequence of incremental sentence production. In Härtl, Holden, & Tappe, Heike (Eds.), Mediating between concepts and grammar. Berlin: Mouton De Gruyter. [pp. 141-164]

Kempen, Gerard & Harbusch, Karin (2003). Dutch and German verb constructions in Performance Grammar. In Seuren, Pieter A.M. & Kempen, Gerard (Eds.), Verb constructions in German and Dutch. Amsterdam: Benjamins. [pp. 185-221]

Kempen, Gerard & Harbusch, Karin (2002). Performance Grammar: A declarative definition. In Nijholt, Anton; Theune, Mariët & Hondorp, Hendri. (Eds.), Computational Linguistics in the Netherlands 2001. Amsterdam: Rodopi. [pp. 148-162]

Harbusch, Karin & Kempen, Gerard (2002). A quantitative model of word order and movement in English, Dutch and German complement constructions. In Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING-2002), Taipei (Taiwan). San Francisco: Morgan Kaufmann. [pp. 328-334]

Kempen, G. & Harbusch, K. (2002). Rethinking the architecture of human syntactic processing: The relationship between grammatical encoding and decoding. Proceedings of the 35th Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE), Potsdam July 2002. [Long Abstract]

Kempen, Gerard (2000). Could grammatical encoding and grammatical decoding be subserved by the same processing module? Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 23, 38-39.

Vosse, Theo & Kempen, Gerard (2000). Syntactic structure assembly in human parsing: A computational model based on competitive inhibition and a lexicalist grammar. Cognition, 75, 105-143.

Harbusch, Karin & Kempen, Gerard (2000). Complexity of linear order computation in Performance Grammar, TAG and HPSG. In Proceedings of Fifth International Workshop on Tree Adjoining Grammars and Related Formalisms (TAG+5), Université Paris 7, May 2000. [pp. 101-106