publications

Publications

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Books

De Ruiter, L. E. (2010). Studies on Intonation and Information Structure in Child and Adult German. MPI Series in Psycholinguistics 54. Wageningen: Ponsen & Looien. pdf

Peer-reviewed articles

De Ruiter, L. E., Theakston, A., Brandt, S., & Lieven, E. (2018). Iconicity affects children's comprehension of complex sentences: the role of semantics, clause order, input, and individual differences. Cognition 171, 202-224. pdf

De Ruiter. J. P. & De Ruiter, L. E. (2017). Don’t shoot the giant whose shoulders we are standing on. Commentary on Branigan and Pickering. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 40. pdf

De Ruiter, L. E. (2015). Information status marking in spontaneous vs. read speech in story-telling tasks – Evidence from intonation analysis using GToBI. Journal of Phonetics 48, 29-44. pdf

De Ruiter, L. E. (2014). How German children use intonation to signal information status in narrative discourse. Journal of Child Language 41(4), 1015–1061. pdf

De Ruiter, L. E. (2011). Polynomial modeling of child and adult intonation in German spontaneous speech. Language and Speech 54, 199-223. pdf

De Ruiter, L. E. (2009). The prosodic marking of topical referents in the German “Vorfeld” by children and adults. The Linguistic Review 26, 329-354. pdf

Féry, C. & Herbst, L. (2004). German sentence accent revisited. Working Papers of the SFB 632, Interdisciplinary Studies on Information Structure (ISIS) 1, 43-76. pdf

Book chapters

De Ruiter, L. E. & Theakston, A. (2017). First Language Acquisition. In Dancygier, B. (Ed.), The Cambridge Handbook of Cognitive Linguistics. (pp. 59–72). Cambridge: CUP. pdf

De Ruiter, L. E. Sprache. [Language] (2013). In Andresen, S., Hunner-Kreisel, C. & Fries, S. (Eds.), Erziehung. Ein interdisziplinäres Handbuch. [Education. An Interdisciplinary Handbook] (pp. 162–169). Stuttgart: Metzler. pdf

Conference proceedings

De Ruiter, L., Lieven, E., Brandt, S., & Theakston, A. (2017). The role of information structure in children’s comprehension of complex sentences – testing two hypotheses. The 23rd Architectures and Mechanisms of Language Processing Conference (AMLaP),
September 7-9, Lancaster, UK. pdf

Tian, Y., Hough, J., De Ruiter, L. & Betz, S. (2016). DUEL: A Multi-lingual Multimodal Dialogue Corpus for Disfluency, Exclamations and Laughter. The 10th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC), 23-28 May 2016, Portorož, Slovenia. pdf

Hough, J., De Ruiter, L., Betz, S. & Schlangen, D. (2015). Disfluency and laughter annotation agreement in a light-weight dialogue mark-up protocol. The 7th Workshop on Disfluency in Spontaneous Speech (DiSS 2015), August 8-9, Edinburgh, UK. pdf

De Ruiter, L. E. (2013). Self-repairs in German children’s peer interaction – initial explorations. The 6th Workshop on Disfluency in Spontaneous Speech (DiSS 2013), August 21-23, Stockholm, Sweden. pdf

Eyssel, F., Kuchenbrandt, D. & Bobinger, S., De Ruiter, L., & Hegel, F. (2012). 'If you sound like me, you must be more human': On the interplay of robot and user features on human-robot acceptance and anthropomorphism. The 7th ACM/IEEE Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI 2012), March 5-8, Boston, USA. pdf

Eyssel, F., Kuchenbrandt, D., Hegel, F., & De Ruiter, L. (2012). Activating elicited agent knowledge: How robot and user features shape the perception of social robots. The 21st IEEE International Symposium in Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2012), September 9-13, Paris, France. pdf

De Ruiter, L. E. (2008). How useful are polynomials for analyzing intonation? Interspeech 2008, September 22-26, Brisbane, Australia. pdf

Herbst, L. E. (2007). German 5-year-olds' intonational marking of information status. The 16th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS), August 6-10, Saarbrücken, Germany. pdf

Herbst, L. E. (2006). The influence of language dominance on bilingual VOT: A case study. The 4th University of Cambridge Postgraduate Conference on Language Research (CamLing 2006), March 17, Cambridge, UK. pdf