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ILFGA DATABASE MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY


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Names Starting With A

Farrell Ackerman

  • Affiliation: Dept. of Linguistics, UC San Diego, USA
  • Research interests: morphology, lexical semantics, language acquisition, syntax
  • Research languages: Uralic languages, W. Armenian

Khalil Ahmed

  • Affiliation: BCS, Pakistan
  • Research interests: English language
  • Research languages: English

Leonel Figueiredo de Alencar

  • Affiliation: Departamento de Letras Estrangeiras, Federal University of Ceara, Brazil
  • Research interests: computational linguistics, syntax-semantics interface, argument alternations, reflexivization etc. from the perspective of LFG/LMT, LexicalDecomposition Grammar (LDG) and GB/Minimalism
  • Research languages: Brazilian Portuguese, Standard German

Cynthia Allen

  • Affiliation: School of Language Studies, Australian National University, Australia
  • Research interests: Historical syntax, Historical morphology, syntactic theory
  • Research languages: Old and Middle English, Germanic

Alex Alsina

  • Affiliation: Departament de Traducció i Ciències del Llenguatge, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain
  • Research interests: syntax, argument structure, interface phenomena involving argument structure, complex predicates, object asymmetries...
  • Research languages: Catalan and Chichewa

Muhammad Alzaidi

  • Affiliation: Dept. of Languages and Linguistics, University of Essex, UK
  • Research interests: syntax, formal semantics, Relevance Theory, discourse/information structure, prosody-syntax interface, prosody-semantics interface, prosody-pragmatics interface, syntax-pragmatics interface
  • Research languages: Arabic, Arabic dialects

Gabriel Amores

  • Research interests: Machine translation, dialogue systems, contrastive analysis, natural language processing
  • Research languages: English, Spanish

Maia Andréasson

  • Affiliation: Department of Swedish, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Research interests: syntax, information structure, word order, optimality theory, object shift
  • Research languages: Swedish, Danish, Icelandic, American-Swedish, Estonian Swedish

Avery Andrews

  • Affiliation: Linguistics Program, Australian National University, Australia
  • Research interests: LFG formalism, case-marking, complex predicates, serial verbs
  • Research languages:

I Wayan Arka

  • Affiliation: Linguistics, Australian National University, Australia
  • Research interests: morphosyntax of the Austronesian languages of Indonesia, languge documentation
  • Research languages: Balinese, Indonesian, Manggarai, Rongga

Doug Arnold

  • Affiliation: Dept. of Language and Linguistics, University of Essex, UK
  • Research interests: syntax, syntax-semantics interface
  • Research languages: English

Ash Asudeh

  • Affiliation: Faculty of Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics, University of Oxford, UK; Institute of Cognitive Science, Carleton University, Canada
  • Research interests: syntax, semantics, linguistic theories and grammatical architecture, computational linguistics, psycholinguistics, cognitive science
  • Research languages: English, Irish, Persian, Swedish

Mohammed Attia

  • Affiliation: University of Manchester, UK
  • Research interests: finite-state morphology, syntactic theory, parsing, computational linguistics
  • Research languages: Arabic, English

Peter K. Austin

  • Affiliation: Dept. of Linguistics, SOAS, UK
  • Research interests: morpho-syntax, non-configurationality, verb argument structure, case marking, switch-reference
  • Research languages: Australian Aboriginal languages, Sasak
  • (eastern Indonesia)
Names Starting With B

Julia Barron

  • Affiliation: Surrey Morphology Group, University of Surrey, UK
  • Research interests: Complementation, complex predicates, semantics-syntax-morphology interfaces.
  • Research languages: English, Italian, Japanese.

Fatih Bayram

  • Affiliation: English Language and Literature Department, Ordu University, Turkey
  • Research interests: Morphology, syntax, semantics, psycholinguistics, applied linguistics
  • Research languages: Turkish, English, German

Ansu Berg

  • Affiliation: North-West University, South Africa
  • Research interests: morphology, syntax
  • Research languages: Setswana (Tswana)

Julia Bernd

  • Affiliation:
  • Research interests: syntax-discourse interface; variation (grammatical and sociolinguistic) and its relation to grammatical theory; comparison of theories; conjunction, serialization, pronouns
  • Research languages: Kinaray-a, English, Russian

Adams B. Bodomo

  • Affiliation: Dept. of African Studies, University of Vienna, Austria
  • Research interests: Syntax, Lexical semantics, Syntax-semantics interface
  • Research languages: Dagaare and the Mabia languages, Twi, French, Norwegian, Cantonese/Chinese, Zhuang

Kersti Börjars

  • Affiliation: Dept. of Linguistics, University of Manchester, UK
  • Research interests: syntax and morphology, more specifically for instance, noun phrases, the role of inflection, clitic-affix distinction, historical linguistics
  • Research languages: Scandinavian languages, Dutch, Pennsylvania German

Michael Bramante

  • Affiliation:
  • Research interests: natural language databases, natural language processing
  • Research languages: all natural languages

Joan Bresnan

  • Affiliation: Dept. of Linguistics, Stanford University, USA
  • Research interests: all aspects of LFG, optimality theory, syntactic typology, binding theory, lexical structure, morphosyntax, probabilistic LFG and OT
  • Research languages: Bantu and Australian, English

George Aaron Broadwell

  • Affiliation: Dept. of Anthropology University at Albany, State University of New York, USA
  • Research interests: Optimality theory, word order, clitics, anaphora, switch-reference, lexical semantics, complex predication, tone
  • Research languages:Native American (Choctaw, Zapotec, Kaqchikel Maya,
  • Copala Trique, Timucua)

Miriam Butt

  • Affiliation: Fachbreich Sprachwissenschaft, Universität Konstanz, Germany
  • Research interests: Morphosyntax, Historical Linguistics, Computational Linguistics
  • Research languages: South Asian, with special emphasis on Urdu.
Names Starting With C

Aoife Cahill

  • Affiliation: Educational Testing Service, USA
  • Research interests: Deep grammar induction, generation/surface realisation, statistical methods, parsing, machine translation
  • Research languages:

Mike Calcagno

  • Affiliation: Natural Language Group, Microsoft, USA
  • Research interests: syntax/semantics interface, DRT, statistical NLP
  • Research languages: English

Luis Casillas

  • Affiliation: NICE Systems
  • Research interests: Connections between LFG and categorial grammar; syntax/semantics of noun phrases
  • Research languages: Romance

Lejla Cehic

  • Affiliation: University of Sarajevo, Bosnia
  • Research interests: Morphosyntax, English, Bosnian/Serbian/Croatian
  • Research languages: English, Bosnian/Serbian/Croatian

Erika Z. Chisarik

  • Affiliation:
  • Research interests: syntax-semantics of noun phrases, agreement, lexical mapping theory, morphology-syntax interface
  • Research languages: Hungarian, English

Hye-Won Choi

  • Affiliation:
  • Research interests: word order, information structure, syntax, optimality theory
  • Research languages: Korean, Japanese, German

Grzegorz Chrupala

  • Affiliation: National Center for Language Technology, School of Computing, DCU, Ireland
  • Research interests: treebank-based acquisition of LFG resources
  • Research languages: Spanish, English

Lionel Clément

  • Affiliation: Bordeaux 1 University, LaBRI-CNRS Formal Methods, France
  • Research interests: syntax, parsing, semantics
  • Research languages: French, French Sign Language

Yvan Cloutier

  • Affiliation:
  • Research interests: Internet, terminologie, technologies Internet reliées au langage (internet technologies related to language)
  • Research languages: French, English

Richard Crouch

  • Affiliation: Nuance, USA
  • Research interests: syntax-semantics interface, glue semantics, linear logic, semantic underspecification, discourse dependencies in semantics
  • Research languages:English

Christopher Culy

  • Affiliation: Universität Tuebingen, Germany
  • Research interests: visualization, syntax, morpho-syntax, anaphora, natural language processing, grammar writing and engineering
  • Research languages:Bambara, Dogon, Fula, Takelma
Names Starting With D

Amy Dahlstrom

  • Affiliation: Dept. of Linguistics, University of Chicago, USA
  • Research interests: morphosyntax, nonconfigurationality, discourse functions, reference-tracking systems
  • Research languages: Algonquian, especially Fox (Meskwaki) and Cree

Mary Dalrymple

  • Affiliation: Centre for Linguistics and Philology, Oxford University, UK
  • Research interests: syntax, semantics, syntax-semantics interface
  • Research languages:Indo-Aryan, Austronesian

Thierry Declerck

  • Affiliation: DFKI GmbH, Germany
  • Research interests: Multilingual Information Extraction, Unification-based Shallow Processing, Partial Semantics, Multimedia Indexing
  • Research languages: German, Spanish, English

Rodolfo Delmonte

  • Affiliation: Dipartimento Scienzedel Linguaggio, Universita' Ca' Foscari, Italy
  • Research interests: Computational Linguistics within LFG-based paradigms; Current themes are, Towards a Hybrid Computational Paradigm: A Robust Linguistically-based Text Understanding System Text Extraction and Abstraction Generating Feedback for Self-Learning Linguistic Tools
  • Research languages: Italian, German and English

Massimiliano Demata

  • Affiliation: Dipartimento di Lettere Lingue Arti, Università degli Studi di Bari "Aldo Moro", Bari, Italy
  • Research interests: Discourse Analysis, Discourse Structures, Functional Grammar, Computer-Mediated Communication
  • Research languages: English, Italian

Koenraad de Smedt

  • Affiliation: University of Bergen, Norway
  • Research interests: generation, treebanks
  • Research languages: Norwegian

Adam J. Dexter

  • Affiliation: College of Charleston
  • Research interests: French Linguistics, especially syntax and morphology, historical linguistics, in particular the evolution from Vulgar Latin to Modern French, LFG, theta-roles, C-structure, X bar theory
  • Research languages: French, English, Latin, Old French

Bruno Di Biase

  • Affiliation: University of Western Sydney, Australia
  • Research interests: second language acquisition
  • Research languages: Italian, English, Spanish, Japanese

Cathryn Donohue

  • Affiliation: University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong; Australian National University, Australia
  • Research interests: Morphosyntax, case theory, tonal phenomena
  • Research languages: Austronesian, Basque, Chinese, Southeast Asia

Helge J. Jakhelln Dyvik

  • Affiliation: Department of Linguistics and Comparative Literature, Section for Linguistic Studies, University of Bergen, Norway
  • Research interests: Semantics and translation, machine translation, computational grammar, linguistic metatheory
  • Research languages: Norwegian, Old Norse, Vietnamese
  • (marginally), Old English (marginally)
Names Starting With E

Bruno Estigarribia

  • Affiliation: University of North Carolina, USA
  • Research interests: Syntax of Argentinian Spanish, syntax of Guaraní-Spanish codeswitching; computational tools for Spanish linguistics; typical and atypical language acquisition
  • Research languages: Spanish, Guaraní, English, French
Names Starting With F

Gertrud Faaß

  • Affiliation: University of Hildesheim, Department of Information Science and Natural Language Processing (IS-NLP), Germany
  • Research interests: corpus linguistics & e-Lexicography and other issues at the interface between NLP and Information Science
  • Research languages: German, English, Sotho and Nguni Languages of South Africa

Yehuda N. Falk (deceased)

  • Affiliation: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
  • Research interests: subjecthood, Case, auxiliaries, X-bar theory, long distance dependencies
  • Research languages: English; Hebrew; general interest in broad typological issues

Jamie Findlay

  • Affiliation: University of Oslo, Norway
  • Research interests: syntax, semantics, syntax-semantics interface, glue semantics, argument structure and mapping theory, idioms, multiword expressions, grammatical architectures
  • Research languages: English, French

Alexandra Fiotaki

  • Affiliation: ILSP/ Athena Research Center
  • Research interests: syntax, computational linguistics, semantics, language acquisition, language and logic
  • Research languages: English, German

Martin Forst

  • Affiliation: NetBase Solutions Inc., Germany
  • Research interests: (morpho)syntax, grammar engineering, corpus-based linguistics, probabilistic linguistics

  • Research languages: German, English, French, Spanish

Anette Frank

  • Affiliation: Universität Heidelberg, Germany
  • Research interests: syntax, semantics, transfer, corpus-based linguistics
  • Research languages: French, English, German
Names Starting With G

Björn Gambäck

  • Affiliation: SICS, Swedish Institue of Computer Science AB, Sweden
  • Research interests: unification based syntax and semantics, adaptive spoken dialogue systems
  • Research languages: Swedish, English, German, Japanese

Josef van Genabith

  • Affiliation: School of Computer Applications, Dublin City University, Ireland
  • Research interests: syntax - semantics interface, glue semantics, corpus annotation
  • Research languages:

Lakhan Gusain

  • Affiliation: John Hopkins University, USA
  • Research interests: Phonology, Morphology, Syntax, Semantics, language documentation
  • Research languages: Hindi, Urdu, Rajasthani, Haryanavi, Punjabi, Gujarati, Sindhi, Pashto, Balochi

Yustinus Ghanggo Ate

Names Starting With H

Hyun-Jong Hahm

  • Affiliation: Division of English and Applied Linguistics, University of Guam, Guam
  • Research interests: Syntax, the syntax-semantics-morphology interface, signed linguistics, agreement
  • Research languages: Cross-linguistic studies: ASL, Persian, Romance languages, Slavic Languages, Turkic languages, etc.

Dag Haug

  • Affiliation: University of Oslo, Norway
  • Research interests: syntax, semantics, historical linguistics, computational linguistics
  • Research languages: Greek, Latin, Ancient Indo-European languages

Annette Hautli-Janisz

  • Affiliation: Universität Konstanz, Germany
  • Research interests: lexical semantics, syntax, natural language processing, visualization of linguistic patterns
  • Research languages: Urdu, English

One-Soon Her

  • Affiliation: Graduate Institute of Linguistics & Research Center of Mind, Brain, and Learning, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Research interests: ysntax, typology, numeral classifiers
  • Research languages: Chinese, English, classifier languages

Paul Hirschbühler

  • Affiliation: Département de linguistique, Université d'Ottawa, Canada
  • Research interests: syntax, lexical semantics, historical syntax. My own work has been framed in GB terms, but in many respects I currently feel more attracted by LFG and HPSG.
  • Research languages: French (from Old to Contemporary French), Romance, English, occasionally, any other language (e.g., locative verbs in Korean)

Ki-Sun Hong

  • Affiliation: English Department, Seoul National University, Korea
  • Research interests: semantics, morphology
  • Research languages: Korean, English

Alexander Hornug

  • Affiliation: Schnaeppchenjagd.de GmbH, Germany
  • Research interests: Typology, typos, syntax
  • Research languages: English, Spanish, French, German

Chu-Ren Huang

  • Affiliation: Institute of Linguistics, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
  • Research interests: Lexical Semantics, Corpus Linguistics, Chinese, Natural Language Processing
  • Research languages: Mandarin Chinese
Names Starting With I

Presley Ifukor

  • Affiliation: Englisches Seminar, Universität Muenster, Germany
  • Research interests: pronouns/anaphora resolution, discourse/information structure, natural language processing, grammar formalisms, text technology in African languages
  • Research languages: Benue-Congo: Edo, Nigerian Pidgin, Ukwuani, Yoruba

Maraimalai Ilakkuvanar

  • Affiliation: International Dravidian Linguistics Association, Presidency College, Chennai, India
  • Research interests: lexicography, word formation
  • Research languages: Tamil

Tiffany Zenith Ivins

  • Affiliation: University of Oxford & Brigham Young University, USA
  • Research interests: Rural Literacy & International Development(Africa/Asia), Gender Empowerment, Cross-cultural Educational Exchange, Spatial Analysis of Female Literacy in rural mountain areas, refugee education.
  • Research languages: English, French, Tagalog
Names Starting With J

Florian Jaeger

  • Affiliation: University of Rochester, USA
  • Research interests: Clitic doubling, configurationality, discourse markers, information structure
  • Research languages: Bulgarian, English, German

Ernest Jakaza

  • Affiliation: Dept. of Linguistics, University of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe
  • Research interests: syntax, semantics, morphology
  • Research languages: Bantu, Shona, ChiNyanja

Alessandro M. Jaker

  • Affiliation: University of Alaska, Fairbanks, USA
  • Research interests: morphology, agreement, intonation
  • Research languages: Dogrib, Chipewyan (Northern Athabaskan)

Mark Johnson

  • Affiliation: Macquarie University, Australia
  • Research interests: computational models of parsing and acquisition, especially syntax and semantics
  • Research languages:

Nisheeth Joshi

  • Affiliation: NLP Lab, Department of Computer Science and Electronics, Apaji Institute of Mathematics and Applied Computer Technology, India
  • Research interests: Grammar formalism applied to Indian languages, machine translation, parsing
  • Research languages: English, Indian languages, languages with free word order
Names Starting With K

Ronald M. Kaplan

  • Affiliation: Nuance, USA, Stanford University, USA
  • Research interests: Grammatical theory, computational linguistics, parsing, generation, finite-state morphology
  • Research languages:

Lauri Karttunen

  • Affiliation: Stanford University, USA
  • Research interests: computational-linguistics, finite-state morphology, semantics
  • Research languages: English, Finnish

Carmen Kelling

  • Affiliation: Fachbereich Sprachwissenschaft, University of Konstanz, Germany
  • Research interests: lexical semantics, morphology, syntax (LFG), interface semantics-syntax
  • Research languages: French, Spanish

Sombat Khruathong

  • Affiliation: French Dept, Naresuan University
  • Research interests: French and Thai linguistics, Machine Translation, lexical based grammars
  • Research languages: Thai, French, Vietnamese, Korean

Anna Kibort

  • Affiliation: University of Cambridge and Surrey Morphology Group, UK
  • Research interests: morphosyntax, argument structure, grammatical relations, typology
  • Research languages: Polish, Slavonic, English

Tracy Holloway King

  • Affiliation: Search Science, eBay Inc., USA
  • Research interests: grammar writing and engineering, NLP (especially for search), syntax, morphosyntax, case, clitics, integrating phonology into LFG, discourse/information structure
  • Research languages: Slavic (primarily Russian and Bulgarian),
  • Georgian, English, Urdu

Miltiadis Kokkonidis

  • Affiliation:
  • Research interests: Logics, Semantics, Pragmatics, Computational Linguistics
  • Research languages:

Valia Kordoni

  • Affiliation: Humboldt Universität Berlin, Germany
  • Research interests: Lexical Semantics and Linking in LFG and HPSG, the Syntax and Semantics of Psych Verb Constructions, Syntactic and Semantic Aspects of Modern Greek, Semantic Case, Corpus Linguistics, Finite-State Techniques and Robust Parsing
  • Research languages: Modern Greek, English, German

Marie Fellbaum Korpi

  • Affiliation: University of Western Australia, Australia
  • Research interests: SLA, psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, DRT, knowledge representation in SLA
  • Research languages: English, Japanese, Spanish

Paul Kroeger

  • Affiliation: Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics, USA
  • Research interests: Austronesian syntax, languages of Borneo
  • Research languages: Kimaragang Dusun, Tagalog, Malay, Biatah (Land Dayak)

Jonas Kuhn

  • Affiliation: Universität Stuttgart, Germany
  • Email:
  • Research interests: Computational Linguistics, Syntax, Semantics, Optimality Theory, Probabilistic LFG and OT, Language Engineering, Corpus-based Linguistics
  • Research languages: German, English
Names Starting With L

Tibor Laczko

  • Affiliation: Department of English Linguistics, University of Debrecen, Hungary
  • Research interests: syntax, morphology
  • Research languages: Hungarian, English

Franck Le Duff

  • Affiliation: Medical School of Rennes, France
  • Research interests: Ontology, UMLS, Knowledge Representation, Automatic acquisition of knowledge
  • Research languages: French

Hanjung Lee

  • Affiliation: Sungkyunkwan University, Korea
  • Research interests: (i) the relation between language-internal and typological asymmetries in word order and case patterns, (ii) how grammatical constraints shape parsing preferences
  • Research languages: Korean, Hindi, French and some Bantu languages

Sunny Lee

  • Affiliation:
  • Research interests: lexical conceptual structure and syntactic structure
  • Research languages: English, Chinese

Jorge Antonio Leoni de León

  • Affiliation: Full Professor, Escuela de Filología, Lingüística y Literatura, Universidad de Costa Rica, Costa Rica
  • Research interests: Computational Linguistics, parsing, Lexicography, language modeling, Formal Linguistics, Computational Dialectology, Semantics, discourse/information structure, Natural Language Processing, Sentiment Analysis
  • Research languages: Spanish, French, Bribri, Malecu

Iddo Lev

  • Affiliation: Permatech Software Cooperative, Israel
  • Research interests: semantics, syntax-semantics interface, glue semantics, linear logic, semantic underspecification, computational linguistics
  • Research languages: English

Lori Levin

  • Affiliation: Language Technologies Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
  • Research interests: machine translation of spoken and written language, machine translation of minor languages, computational lexicons
  • Research languages: Current machine translation projects and languages: Arabic: with University of Cairo Chinese: as part of DARPA TIDES English, French, German, Italian: with the NESPOLE! Consortium Japanese: with the C-STAR Consortium Korean: with C-STAR and TIDES Mapudungun and Spanish: with DARPA and Universidad de la Frontera

Roger Levy

  • Affiliation: Dept. of Linguistics, University of California, San Diego, USA
  • Research interests: Computational psycholinguistics, natural language processing, human language comprehension and production, probabilistic models, syntax
  • Research languages: English, Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, Russian, German, Hindi

Dianyu Li

  • Affiliation: Tianjin Foreign Studies University, Centre for Linguistics and Applied Linguistics / School of English, China
  • Research interests: syntax-semantics interface
  • Research languages: Mandarin Chinese, English, Swedish

Yuhong Liu

  • Affiliation: Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China
  • Research interests: cognitive linguistics, functional grammar, LFG
  • Research languages: Chinese, English

Helge Lødrup

  • Affiliation: Dept. of Linguistics, University of Oslo, Norway
  • Research interests: Syntax, morphology
  • Research languages: Norwegian, Scandinavian, Germanic

John Lowe

  • Affiliation: Oxford University, UK
  • Research interests: participles, syntax-prosody interface, information structure, glue semantics
  • Research languages: Sanskrit, Indo-Iranian, Germanic

Ana Luis

  • Affiliation: Grupo de Estudos Anglo-Americanos, University of Coimbra, Portugal
  • Research interests: morphology, morphology-syntax interface (PFM & LFG), Romance linguistics
  • Research languages: English, Portuguese
Names Starting With M

Joan Maling

  • Affiliation: Brandeis University, USA
  • Research interests: Syntactic theory, case-marking
  • Research languages: Icelandic, German, Finnish, Korean

Christopher Manning

  • Affiliation: Dept of Computer Science, Stanford University, USA
  • Research interests: ergativity, complex predicates, serial verbs, syntactic typology, computational linguistics, statistical natural language processing. Statistical methods in linguistic theory
  • Research languages: Japanese, Inuit, Romance

Jean-Philippe Marcotte

  • Affiliation: University of Minnesota, USA
  • Research interests: syntactic theory, psycholinguistics, language acquisition, learnability, cognition
  • Research languages: French, Quebec French, English

Stella Markantonatou

  • Affiliation: Institute for Language and Speech Processing (ILSP), Greece
  • Research interests: argument structure, computational grammars and lexica, quantitative methods in linguistics
  • Research languages: Greek, English

Zenaide Alves Martins

  • Affiliation:
  • Research interests: English, Portuguese
  • Research languages: English, Portuguese

Iti Mathur

  • Affiliation: NLP Lab, Department of Computer Science and Electronics, Apaji Institute of Mathematics and Applied Computer Technology, India
  • Research interests: Knowledge Representation, machine translation, parsing
  • Research languages: English, Indian languages, languages with free word order

Sozinho Francisco Matsinhe

  • Affiliation: Dept. of African Languages, Univ. of South Africa (UNISA), South Africa
  • Research interests: syntax, morphology, politics of language in Southern Africa
  • Research languages: Bantu, Xitsonga, Portuguese

Yo Matsumoto

  • Affiliation: Department of Linguistics, Kobe University, Japan
  • Research interests: syntax-semantics interface
  • Research languages: Japanese, English

John T. Maxwell III

  • Affiliation: Palo Alto Research Center, USA
  • Research interests: parsing, generation, translation
  • Research languages: NA

Elisabeth Mayer

  • Affiliation: Australian National University, Linguistics Program, Australia
  • Research interests: argument structure, syntactic variation of clitics, clitic doubling and information structure
  • Research languages: Spanish, specifically contact Spanish and Andean Spanish

Mairead McCarthy

  • Affiliation: School of Computer Applications, Dublin City University, Ireland
  • Research interests: Automatic Annotation of Treebanks with LFG schemata
  • Research languages: English

Sam Mchombo

  • Affiliation: Dept. of Linguistics, University of California, Berkeley, USA
  • Research interests: syntax, semantics, morphology, politics of language in Africa
  • Research languages: Bantu, Chichewa/Chinyanja, Swahili

Lunella Mereu

  • Affiliation: Dipartimento di Linguistica, Universite Roma Tre, Italy
  • Research interests: syntax, morphology, clitics, interface between syntax and pragmatics
  • Research languages: Somali and other Cushitic languages, Italian, Northern Italian dialects, English

Meladel Mistica

  • Affiliation: The Australian National University, Australia
  • Research interestsmorphosyntax, syntax, computational linguistics, computational lexicography, natural language processing
  • Research languages:

Tara Warrier Mohanan

  • Affiliation:
  • Research interests: syntax (in particular, argument structure and grammatical functions), semantics (event structure), typology
  • Research languages: Malayalam, Hindi

KP Mohanan

  • Affiliation: University of Pune, India
  • Research interests: primary: phonology and syntax,and metatheoretical questions in linguistic inquiry. secondary: morphology, grammatical semantics, second language systems, and linguistics education
  • Research languages: Malayalam, English

Rajat Kumar Mohanty

  • Affiliation: Center for Indian Language Technology, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India
  • Research interests: computational linguistics, parsing, knowledge representation, interlingual machine translation
  • Research languages: English, Oriya, Hindi

Kathleen Morton

  • Affiliation: Dept. of Linguistics, University of Essex, UK
  • Research interests: utterance production and perception, expressive (emotion) speech, speech synthesis
  • Research languages: English, French

John Mugane

  • Affiliation: Harvard University, USA
  • Research interests: Morphology, Syntax, Language acquisition/learning, Computer Assisted Learning/Teaching
  • Research languages: Gikuyu, Swahili, Bantu languages

Simon Musgrave

  • Affiliation: Linguistics Program, School of Language, Cultures, and Linguistics, Monash University, Australia
  • Research interests: Austronesian languages, Syntax of Indonesian, Languages of Central Maluku, esp. Tulehu/Tial/Tenga-tenga/Waai dialect group, Language typology, Endangered languages, Computational tools for linguists esp. Crosslinguistic databases, data management, Metadata, controlled vocabularies, and ontologies
  • Research languages: Indonesian, Sasak, Tulehu/Tial/Tenga-tenga/Waai
Names Starting With N

Nguyen Tuan Dang

  • Affiliation: University CAEN, LAB Greyc
  • Research interests: functional grammar, meaning and structure of
  • language
  • Research languages: Vietnamese

Rachel Nordlinger

  • Affiliation: Department of Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Research interests: Australian Aboriginal languages, morphosyntax, Lexical-Functional Grammar, case morphology, linguistic typology
  • Research languages: Australian Aboriginal languages, especially Wambaya, Murrinh-Patha and Bilinarra
Names Starting With O

Rob O'Connor

  • Affiliation:
  • Research interests: information structure and its interactions with syntax, prosody, and morphology
  • Research languages: English, Serbo-Croatian

Ruth O'Donovan

  • Affiliation: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Research interests: lexical aquisition, corpus annotation, grammar induction
  • Research languages: English, Spanish

Bjarne Oersnes

  • Affiliation: Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
  • Research interests: syntax, syntax-semantics interface, grammar development, acquisition of lexical resources
  • Research languages: Danish, German

Kemal Oflazer

  • Affiliation: Carnegie Mellon University, Qatar
  • Research interests: statistical MT, finite-state methods, computational morphology
  • Research languages: Turkish

Masako Ohara

  • Affiliation: Faculty of Law and Literature, Shimane University, Japan
  • Research interests: syntax-semantics interface, morphology-syntax interface, complex predicates
  • Research languages: Japanese, English

Brian O'Herin

  • Affiliation: SIL International, USA
  • Research interests: morphology, agreement, ergativity
  • Research languages: Abaza, Caucasian

Thapelo Otlogetswe

  • Affiliation: University of Oxford, UK and University of Botswana
  • Research interests: Lexicography Disambiguation, Bilingualism, Collocation, Language change, Translation Theories
  • Research languages: English and Setswana

Ryo Otoguro

  • Affiliation: School of Law, Waseda University, Japan
  • Research interests: morphology, morphology-syntax interface
  • (PFM & LFG), case, information structure
  • Research languages: Japanese, Hindi, English

Masanori Oya

  • Affiliation: National Centre for Language Technology and School of Computing, Dublin City University, Ireland
  • Research interests: computational linguistics, corpus linguistics
  • Research languages: English, Japanese

Emrah Ozcan

  • Affiliation: Faculty of Education, Foreign Languages Education Department, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey
  • Research interests: lexicography, lexicology, terminology, foreign language teaching, computational lexicography, machine translation
  • Research languages: English, Turkish
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Gerard Peregrin

  • Affiliation: The Foundation, USA
  • Research interests: cognography
  • Research languages: English

Peter Peterson

  • Affiliation: School of Language and Media, University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia
  • Research interests: syntax, coordination, relative clauses, apposition, second language acquisition
  • Research languages: English

Pongweni

  • Affiliation: English Department, University of Botswana, Botswana
  • Research interests: phonetics and phonology of Bantu, ELT, oral literature
  • Research languages: Shona, English, Ndebele

Andrei Preobrazhensky

  • Affiliation: Vologda Language School | Department of Translation and Interpretation, Russia
  • Research interests: comparative linguistics, functional grammar, theory of translation, cognitive linguistics
  • Research languages: Russian, English, German, French

Rigardt Pretorius

  • Affiliation: Department of Tswana, School of languages, North-West University, Potchefstroom Campus, South Africa
  • Research interests: Tswana morphology and syntax, computational morphological and syntactical analysis
  • Research languages: Tswana / Setswana

Adam Przepiórkowski

  • Affiliation: Institute of Computer Science, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
  • Research interests
  • Research languages: Polish

Michael (Mike) Putnam

  • Affiliation: Penn State University, USA
  • Research interests: syntax-semantics interface, argument structure, lexical and event semantics, bilingualism, language variation and change, language attrition, Global varieties of German
  • Research languages: Germanic languages past and present, Appalachian English
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Jose Quesada

  • Affiliation: University of Seville and Andalusian Computer Science Centre (CICA), Spain
  • Research interests: Language Engineering, Parsing, Unification, Machine Translation, Spoken Dialogue Systems
  • Research languages: Spanish, English
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György Rákosi

  • Affiliation: Department of English Linguistics, University of Debrecen, Hungary
  • Research interests: syntax, semantics, grammar writing, first language acquisition
  • Research languages: Hungarian, English

Cuthbert Ramos

  • Affiliation: University of Heidelberg, Germany
  • Research interests: syntax, morphology, semantics
  • Research languages: Swahili, English, German

Veit Reuer

  • Affiliation:
  • Research interests: computational linguistics, computer assisted language learning/teaching, grammar writing and engineering, morpho-syntax, robust parsing
  • Research languages: German

Syed Muhammad Jafar Rizvi

  • Affiliation: Instrumentation, Control and Computer Complex (ICCC), Pakistan
  • Research interests: Implementation aspects of Syntax and Semantics
  • Research languages: Urdu

Stuart Robinson

  • Affiliation:
  • Research interests: morphosyntactic typology, language description, Mayan, Papuan
  • Research languages: Dutch, Spanish, Tzotzil, Tzeltal, Tok Pisin, Rotokas

Christian Rohrer

  • Affiliation: University of Stuttgart, Germany
  • Research interests: syntax, MT, summarization
  • Research languages: German, French, English

Victoria Rosén

  • Affiliation: LLE, University of Bergen, Norway
  • Research interests: automatic proofreading, discourse functions, empty pronouns, grammar writing, machine translation, syntax, syntax-pragmatics interface, syntax-semantics interface, treebanking
  • Research languages: Norwegian, Vietnamese
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Louisa Sadler

  • Affiliation: Department of Language and Linguistics, University of Essex, UK
  • Research interests: morphology-syntax interface, argument structure, LFG and HPSG
  • Research languages: Welsh, Celtic

Ricardo Toshihito Saito

  • Affiliation: Catholic University, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Research interests: Foreign Language Acquisition, Lexicology, Lexicography, Terminology
  • Research languages: English, Portuguese

Andréa Feitosa dos Santos

  • Affiliation: Federal University of Ceará (Brazil) and Konstanz Universität, Germany
  • Research interests: computational linguistics, syntax-semantics interface, formal linguistics, natural language processing
  • Research languages: Brazilian Portuguese, Standard German

Natalie Schluter

  • Affiliation: Malmö University, Sweden
  • Research interests: probabalistic resources for French, grammar induction
  • Research languages: French, English

Christoph Schwarze

  • Affiliation: Fachbereich Sprachwissenschaft, University of Konstanz, Germany
  • Research interests: The lexicon: lexical semantics, morphology, syntax of the simple sentence
  • Research languages: Romance, in particular Italian and French

Sanja Seljan

  • Affiliation: Department of Information and Communication Sciences, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • Research interests: machine translation (MT), translation memories (TMs), lexical-functional grammar (LFG), e-language learning
  • Research languages: Croatian, English, French, Italian

Peter Sells

  • Affiliation: University of York, UK
  • Research interests: Syntax, morphology, Optimality Theory
  • Research languages: Japanese, Korean, Swedish

Seddik Sidrine

  • Affiliation:
  • Research interests: Arabic NLP
  • Research languages: Arabic, French, English

Jane Simpson

  • Affiliation: Linguistics Program, School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics, Australian National University, Australia
  • Research interests: syntax and semantics, lexicography, languages in contact, language maintenance
  • Research languages: Warumungu, English, Warlpiri

Ilona Spector

  • Affiliation: Dept. of Linguistics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
  • Research interests: Syntax, syntax-pragmatics interface, floating quantifiers, clefts, relative clauses, etc.
  • Research languages: Hebrew and related Semitic languages, Russian,
  • Romance languages

Andrew Spencer

  • Affiliation: Department of Language and Linguistics, University of Essex, UK
  • Research interests: morphology, morphology-syntax interface, Slavic linguistics
  • Research languages: English, Russian, Chukchi, Hungarian

Tania E. Strahan

  • Affiliation: University of Iceland, Iceland
  • Research interests: long-distance reflexives, binding, pronominal demonstratives, dummy objects
  • Research languages: Icelandic, Norwegian, Faroese, Australian English

Jan Strunk

  • Affiliation: Sprachwissenschaftliches Institut, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany
  • Research interests: Syntax of the Noun Phrase, Linkers, Possessive phrases
  • Research languages: All Germanic languages, Kurdish

Sebastian Sulger

  • Affiliation: Fachbereich Sprachwissenschaft, Universität Konstanz, Germany
  • Research interests: copula clauses, case, syntax-semantics interface
  • Research languages: Irish, Hindi/Urdu
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Tuck Man Tang

  • Affiliation: Department of English Language & Literature, Faculty of Languages & Communication, Sultan Idris Education University, Malaysia
  • Research interests: English Grammar, Applied Linguistics
  • Research languages: English

Marie Thaut

  • Affiliation: SOAS, University of London, UK
  • Research interests: complex predicates, serial verb constructions
  • Research languages: North East Indian and Greater Himalayan: Indo-Aryan and Tibeto-Burman languages

Ida Toivonen

  • Affiliation: Carleton University, Canada
  • Research interests: syntax, morphology, the syntax-semantics interface, language acquisition
  • Research languages: Swedish, Finnish, Inari Sami

Yu-Ching Tseng

  • Affiliation: Dept. of Anthropology, University at Albany, State University of New York, USA
  • Research interests: Optimality Theory, OCP, (morpho)syntax, syntax-phonology interface
  • Research languages: Chinese (Mandarin and Hakka)
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P. Umarani

  • Affiliation:
  • Research interests: Anaphora, Anaphora Resolution, Imperatives, Modality and Negation, Natural language processing, computational grammars, Computational linguistics, Corpus linguistics, Syntax, Morphology, Lexical Semantics, Machine Translation and Typology.
  • Research languages: Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Kashmiri, Bengali and Oriya and 200 WALS languages related to the project on Imperatives (typology)
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Tuyet Dao Van

  • Affiliation: HCM Institute of Information Technology - VAST, Vietnam
  • Research interests: Automata and Formal Language Theory, Natural Language Processing (Vietnamese Language Processing), Computational linguistics, Statistical natural language processing, Statistical methods in linguistic theory, Grammatical Semantics
  • Research languages: Vietnamese

Aline Villavicencio

  • Affiliation: Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
  • Research interests: syntactic formalisms, computational linguistics
  • Research languages: English, Portuguese

Nigel Vincent

  • Affiliation: Dept. of Linguistics, University of Manchester, UK
  • Research interests: morphology/syntax interface; morphosyntactic change
  • Research languages: Italian, Latin
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Andy Way

  • Affiliation: Computer Applications, Dublin City University, Ireland
  • Research interests: Hybrid Machine Translation, Automatic Annotation of Treebanks with LFG schemata
  • Research languages: Any containing interesting translation phenomena!

Stephen Wechsler

  • Affiliation: University of Texas, Austin, USA
  • Research interests: indexicality, self-reference, word meaning, agreement
  • Research languages: various

Lian Hee Wee

  • Affiliation: Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
  • Research interests: phonology, optimality theory
  • Research languages: Chinese languages, Asian varieties of English

Thomas Wier

  • Affiliation: Free University of Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia
  • Research interests: syntax, morphology, morphology-syntax interface, grammatical relations, voice and valency, case-assignment, argument structure, ergativity
  • Research languages: Georgian and other Kartvelian languages, Meskwaki and other Algonquian languages

Karene Wong

  • Affiliation: National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Research interests: phonology, syntax-semantics
  • Research languages: Chinese languages, mainly Hakka and Mandarin
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Kenji Yokota

  • Affiliation: Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Cambridge, UK
  • Research interests: Morphology, Syntax
  • Research languages: Japanese
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Annie Zaenen

  • Affiliation: Stanford University, USA
  • Research interests: Syntax
  • Research languages: Germanic, English, French

Fariba Zamani

  • Affiliation: Fachbreich Sprachwissenschaft, Universität Konstanz, Germany
  • Research interests: Morphology,Semantics, Psycholinguistics, Computational Linguistics
  • Research languages: Persian, English

Jessica Zipf

  • Affiliation: Fachbreich Sprachwissenschaft, Universität Konstanz, Germany
  • Research interests: Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL), Digital Teaching & Learning, Syntax
  • Research languages: Italian