Research

Topics:

  • Game theoretic pragmatics (main)
  • Dialogue semantics, in particular the role of common knowledge
  • Bidirectional Optimality Theory
  • Polysemy and the structure of the lexicon
  • Implicature and discourse structure

Projects:

Principal Investigator:

  • Implicature and discourse structure (IDis), DFG, 01.01.2011-31.12.2013.
  • Pragmatic Requirements for Answer Generation in a Sales Dialogue (PRAGSales), with Ralf Klabunde (U Bochum), DFG, 01.06.2013 - 31.05.2016.
  • Experimental Game Theory and Scalar Implicatures (SIgames), DFG, 01.10.2014 - 30.09.2017.

Supervised:

  • KomParse: Dialogue-capable NPCs for natural game environments, IBB, 01.06.2008-30.09.2011.