Talks and posters

Invited talks

Gotzner, N. & Mazzarella, D. Politeness and negative strengthening. Invited talk at Logical Words, 16.1.-17.1.2019, Geneva.

Gotzner, N. The semantic and pragmatic function of focal pitch accents in German and English. Invited key note at Proslang: Processing prosody across Languages and Varieties, 29.-30.11.2018, University of Wellington.

Gotzner, N. The role of prosody in pragmatic processing. Invited talk. Computational Pragmatics workshop, 26.9.-28.9, University of Bochum.

Gotzner, N. Scalar implicature and negative strengthening: What it takes to be happy. 20.03.2018, Cognition and Language Workshop, Stanford University.

Gotzner, N. Semantic and pragmatic effects of focus particles in language processing. Invited workshop, International Workshop Discourse, Multimodality and Experimental Methods, 22.10.-26.10.2017, University of Heidelberg.

Gotzner, N. Alternativen im Diskurs. Invited talk, 12.10.2017, Universität Bielefeld.

Benz, A. & Gotzner, N. The best response: Speaker rationality in an interactive paradigm. Invited talk. 25.5.-27.5.2017, Workshop on Rationality, Probability and Pragmatics, ZAS Berlin. 

Gotzner, N. The role of activated alternatives in inference computation and language acquisition. Invited talk, 14.7.2015, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Gotzner, N. Testing the relationship between focus intonation, the activation of alternatives and implicature computation. Invited talk, II Workshop on the Semantics Pragmatic Interface: Implicatures and Presuppositions, 19.3.-20.3.2015, Siena.

Gotzner, N. Exhaustivity and models of implicature computation. Invited talk, 10.12.2014, University of Utrecht.

Benz, A. & Gotzner, N. Implicatures of Complex Sentences: Some Theory and Some Experiments. Research Colloquium Philosophy and Cognitive Science. Invited talk, 08.05.2014, University of Bochum.

Gotzner, N. Establishing alternative sets: Activation and inhibition mechanisms. Invited talk in Stephen Crain’s lab meeting, 07.02.2014, ARC Center for Cognition and its Disorders, Macquarie University, Sydney.

 

2018

Gotzner, N., Romoli, J. & Santorio, P. Free choice and theories of implicature. 23.11.2018, University of Nantes, Nantes.

Gotzner, N., Romoli, J. & Santorio, P. Free choice and theories of implicature. 22.11.2018, ENS, Paris.

Gotzner, N., Solt, S. & Benz, A.  Adjectival scales and three types of implicature. Workshop on scalar diversity, scale structure and free enrichment. 31.10.2018, UCL London.

Gotzner, N., Romoli, J. & Santorio, P. More free choice and more inclusion: An experimental investigation of free choice in non-monotonic environments. 31.10.2018, UCL London.

Benz, A. & Gotzner, N. Producing implicature of complex sentences: The case of embedded some, 26.9.-28.9-2018, University of Bochum.

Benz, A. & Gotzner, N. Implicature of complex sentences: a comprehensive study and a model. Workshop 'The pragmatics of quantifiers: implicature and presupposition – experiment and theory'. 06.06.2018 - 07.06.2018, ZAS Berlin.

Gotzner, N., Romoli, J. & Santorio, P. More free choice and more inclusion: An experimental investigation of free choice in non-monotonic environments. 17.10.2018, ZAS, Berlin.

Gotzner, N., Romoli, J. & Santorio, P. More free choice and more inclusion: An experimental investigation of free choice in non-monotonic environments. SALT, 18.5.-20.5.2018. MIT, Cambridge.

Gotzner, N., Solt, S. & Benz, A.  Scalar implicature and negative strengthening in different types of gradable adjectives. SALT, 18.5.-20.5.2018, MIT, Cambridge.

Gotzner, N., Raithel, L. & Benz, A. Communicative efficiency and implicature in multi-party conversation. CUNY Conference on Sentence Processing, 15.3.-17.3.2018. Davis.

Gotzner N., & Spalek, K. Speakers’ expectations about upcoming discourse referents: Effects of pitch accents and focus particles. DGFS workshop on Prosody and Referential Structure, 7.3.-9.3.2018.

 

2017

Benz, A., Bombi, C. & Gotzner, N. Scalar diversity and negative strengthening. Sinn und Bedeutung 22, 7.09.2017-10.09.2017, Potsdam.

Benz, A., Raithel, L. & Gotzner, N. Embedded implicature: What can be left unsaid? (poster). Sinn und Bedeutung 22, 7.09.2017-10.09.2017, Potsdam.

Spalek, K., Gotzner, N. & Bergmann, B. How focus particles affect what we will talk about next. DETEC, 26.06.-27.6.2017, MPI for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen.

Benz, A., Raithel, L. & Gotzner, N. Embedded implicature: What can be left unsaid? (poster). XPRAG, 21.06.-23.06.2017, Cologne. 

Benz, A. & Nicole Gotzner. The best response paradigm: Testing for the corner of efficiency. 18th Szklarska Poreba Workshop on the Roots of Pragmasemantics, 22.03.2017, Szklarska Poręba.

Benz, A., Raithel, L. & Gotzner, N. The Best Response Paradigm: Testing for the corner of efficiency. Bochum Workshop on Computational Pragmatics, 13.03.2017, University of Bochum.

 

2016

Benz, A. & Gotzner, N. Embedded Disjunctions and the Best Response Paradigm. Sinn und Bedeutung 21, Edinburgh.

Gotzner, N. & Romoli, J. Testing theories of alternatives with multiple scalar term sentences (poster). Sinn und Bedeutung 21, Edinburgh.

Benz, A. & Gotzner, N. Embedded disjunctions and the best response paradigm. Disjunction Days: Theoretical and experimental perspectives on disjunction, ZAS Berlin.

Leffel, T., Cremers, A., Romoli, R. & Gotzner, N. 'Not very' Adj: Vagueness and implicature calculation. 2016 LSA Annual Meeting, Washington. 

 

2015

Gotzner, N. & Benz, A. Testing implicatures of complex sentences. 48th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea, 02.09.2015 - 05.09.2015, Leiden.

Gotzner, N. & Benz, A. The best response paradigm. A new paradigm to test implicit meaning (poster). AMLaP 2015, University of Malta.

Gotzner, N., Barner, D. & Crain, S. What’s the alternative? How children compute implicatures with different scales (poster). AMLaP 2015, University of Malta.

Gotzner, N. & Romoli, J. Testing theories of alternatives on sentences with multiple scalar terms. XPRAG, 16.7.-18.7.2015, Chicago.

Gotzner, N., Barner, D. & Crain, S. What’s the alternative? How children compute implicatures with different scales (poster). XPRAG, 16.7.-18.7.2015, Chicago.

Gotzner, N. & Benz, A. The best response paradigm. A new paradigm to test implicatures of complex sentences. Annual meeting of Xprag.de, 26.6.-27.6.2015, Göttingen.

Gotzner, N. & Benz, A. The best response paradigm. A new paradigm to test implicatures of complex sentences. Formal and experimental pragmatics: Methodological issues of a nascent liaison, 1.6.-3.6.2015, Berlin.

Gotzner, N., Tomlinson, J. & Spalek, K. The mechanisms underlying different types of (exhaustive) inferences (poster). CUNY 2015, UCLA.

 

2014

Gotzner, N. What’s included in the set of alternatives? Psycholinguistic evidence for a permissive view. Sinn und Bedeutung 20, Göttingen.

Gotzner, N., Spalek, K. & Wartenburger, I. Alternative sets in language processing: The mechanisms of activation and competitive inhibition. Poster at AMLaP 2014, Edinburgh.

Gotzner, N. & Spalek, K. Exhaustive inferences and additive presuppositions: Interplay of focus operators and contrastive intonation. Formal and Experimental Pragmatics Workshop at European Summer School for Language, Logic and Information (ESSLLI) 2014, Tübingen.

Benz, A. & Gotzner, N. Embedded implicatures revisited: Issues with the truth value judgement paradigm. Formal and Experimental Pragmatics Workshop at European Summer School for Language, Logic and Information (ESSLLI) 2014, Tübingen.

Benz, A. & Gotzner, N. Embedded implicatures revisited: Issues with the truth-value judgment paradigm. 15th Sklarska Poreba Worskshop, Sklarska Poreba.

 

 

2013

Gotzner, N., Spalek, K. & Wartenburger, I. Only the son of a preacher man? How focus particles and pitch accents affect the retrieval of alternatives. AMLaP 2013, Marseille.

Gotzner, N., Spalek, K. & Wartenburger, I. Focus particles and the mental representation of alternative sets. XPRAG, Utrecht.

Gotzner, N., Spalek, K. & Wartenburger, I. How pitch accents and focus particles affect the recognition of contextual alternatives (poster). Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society 2013, Berlin.

Spalek, K., Gotzner, N. & Wartenburger, I. How focus particles create discourse expectations for focus alternatives. DETEC Conference 2013, Tübingen.

Gotzner, N., Spalek, K. & Wartenburger, I. The cognitive reality of alternative sets how focus-sensitive particles hamper the recognition of contrastive alternatives (poster). International Conference on Linguistic Evidence - Berlin special Meeting 2013, Berlin.

Gotzner, N., Spalek, K. & Wartenburger, I. How focus particle like only hamper the rejection of contrastive alternatives (poster), 26th Annual Meeting of the CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Columbia, SC.

 

2012

Gotzner, N., Spalek, K. & Wartenburger, I. Focus particles enhance memory for focus alternatives (poster). AMLaP 2012, Riva del Garda.

Solt, S.& Gotzner, N. Experimenting with Degree. Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) 2012, Chicago.

Solt, S. & Gotzner, N. Experimental investigations into the nature of degree,19.04.2012, Ruhr Universitat Bochum.

Solt, S. & Gotzner, N. Who here is tall? Comparison classes, standards and scales. Linguistic Evidence 2012, 09.02.2012 - 11.02.2012, Tübingen.

Leahy, B. & Gotzner, N. Antipresuppositions and the Projection of Conditional Presuppositions. Poster presented at Theoretical Pragmatics (TPrag) 2012, Berlin.

 

2009-2011

Gotzner, N. The interpretation of vague predicates - experimental insights. LogICCC Final Conference, 15.09.2011 - 18.09.2011, Berlin.

Gotzner, N. Color terms and color perception. Sklarska Poreba Workshop on Ambiguity, Sklarska Poreba. Gotzner, N. Do linguistic categories affect color perception? CogLang Conference 2011, Lodz.

Solt, S. & Gotzner, N. An experimental investigation of vague predicates. 2nd VAAG Workshop, 27.04.2010 - 30.04.2010, Dubrovnik.

Solt, S. & Gotzner, N. Expensive, not expensive or cheap? An experimental study on vague predicates. Sklarska Poreba Workshop on Experimental Pragmasematics, 11.03.2010 - 15.03.2010, Sklarska Poreba.

Krifka, M., Solt, S. & Gotzner, N. Update on Basque experiments. VAAG Workshop, 07.2009, Berlin.