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3. CRC-Networking Workshop

CRC-Networking Workshop (Cologne – Potsdam – Saarbrücken) from July 15 – 16, 2021 at Saarland University [Flyer]

Topic: “Relation of Prominence, Surprisal and Information Structure”


  • CRC 1102 “Information Density and Linguistic Encoding”,
  • CRC 1252 “Prominence in Language”,
  • CRC 1287 “Limits of Variability in Language”


9:30-10:00 Opening  
10:00-10:20 Ellison: “A Bayesian Model Prominence in Reference Interpretation” CRC 1252
10:20-10:40 van Os, Demberg & Kray: “Recognition of minimal pairs in (un)predictive sentence contexts in noise” CRC 1102
10:40-11:00 Scheffler, Richter & van Hout: “Tracing and classifying German intensifiers through information theory” CRC 1287
13:45-14:05 Lemke, Schäfer, Drenhaus & Reich: “Ellipsis: Above and beyond information structure” CRC 1102
14:05-14:25 Huttenlauch, Schneider, de Beer, Wartenburger & Hanne: “Limits of variability in the prosodic realization of locally ambiguous OVS and SVO sentences” CRC 1287
14:25-14:45 Seeliger: “Speech act meets information structure: On the interaction of different requirements for prosodic prominence in exclamatives and polar questions” CRC 1252
16:30-17:30 Wagner: “Why predictability is not predictive without a linguistic theory” McGill University
17:50 Trouvain: “Virtual guided tour through the exhibition “Writing systems””  
9:45-10:45 Turnbull: “Prominence in Lexical Networks” Newcastle University
10:45-11:05 Pregla, Lissón, Vasishth, Burchert & Stadie: “Sentence comprehension difficulty in language impaired and unimpaired adults in German: Implications for surprisal and adaptation accounts” CRC 1287
11:05-11:25 Höhle & Gafos: “Reflections of entropy and surprisal in infants‘ looking times” CRC 1287
11:25-11:45 Yuen, Ibrahim, Andreeva & Möbius: “Effects of Surprisal and Boundary Strength” CRC 1102