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Dr. phil. Arndt Riester

Institut für Deutsche Sprache und Literatur I
Sprachwissenschaft

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Email: ariester(at)uni-koeln.de
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Biographisches

  • since 10/2018 Interim Professor (Vertretungsprofessor), Institut für deutsche Sprache und Literatur I, Universität zu Köln
  • 07/2018 - 09/2018 Senior Researcher, Universität Stuttgart Institut für Linguistik/Germanistik
  • 07/2006 - 06/2018 Senior Researcher, Universität Stuttgart Institut für Maschinelle Sprachverarbeitung, Sonderforschungsbereich 732 Incremental Specification in Context, Project A6 Encoding of Information Structure in German and French (since 2014), Project A1 Incremental Specification of Focus and Givenness in a Discourse Context (2006--2014)
  • 02/2017 - 05/2017 Visiting Associate Professor, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (東京外国語大学), Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa
  • 04/2012 - 09/2012 Interim Professor, Georg-August Universität Göttingen, Department of English Language and Literature, Chair of Linguistics (Semantics / Pragmatics)
  • 01/2008 Doctoral Dissertation in Computational Linguistics / Formal Semantics, Universität Stuttgart, Institut für Maschinelle Sprachverarbeitung, Thesis: The Components of Focus and their Use in Annotating Information Structure (Adviser: Hans Kamp)
  • 05/2005 - 06/2006 PhD Scholarship, Universität Stuttgart, Graduate School 609 Linguistic Representations and their Interpretation
  • 01/2002 - 04/2005 Researcher, Universität Stuttgart, Institut für Maschinelle Sprachverarbeitung, Project: Logic-Based Semantics-Pragmatics Interface
  • 09/1998 - 07/2001 MA in Linguistics, Universiteit van Amsterdam -- Department of Linguistics, and Institute of Logic, Language and Computation, Thesis: A Cross-Linguistic Perspective on Attributive Possession
  • 10/1996 - 07/1998 Undergraduate in Linguistics, Computer Science and Psychology, Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen
  • 10/1994 - 02/1997 Undergraduate in Computer Science and Business Studies (Vordiplom), Universität Ulm

Publikationen

Most recent

  • Arndt Riester (in press). Constructing QUD trees. In Malte Zimmermann, Klaus von Heusinger and Edgar Onea (eds.) Questions in Discourse. Vol. 2: Pragmatics. Leiden: Brill, pp. 163-192. pdf
  • Anja Latrouite and Arndt Riester (2018). The role of information structure for morphosyntactic choices in Tagalog. In Sonja Riesberg, Asako Shiohara and Atsuko Utsumi (eds.) Perspectives on Information Structure in Austronesian Languages. Berlin: Language Science Press, pp. 247-284. pdf
  • Arndt Riester and Asako Shiohara (2018). Information structure in Sumbawa: A QUD analysis. In Sonja Riesberg, Asako Shiohara and Atsuko Utsumi (eds.) Perspectives on Information Structure in Austronesian Languages. Berlin: Language Science Press, pp. 285-311. pdf
  • Ina Rösiger, Arndt Riester and Jonas Kuhn (2018). Bridging resolution: Task definition, corpus resources and rule-based experiments. In Proceedings of the 27th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING), Santa Fe, NM, US, pp. 3516-3528. pdf
  • Arndt Riester, Lisa Brunetti and Kordula De Kuthy (2018). Annotation guidelines for Questions under Discussion and information structure. In Evangelia Adamou, Katharina Haude and Martine Vanhove (eds.) Information Structure in Lesser-Described Languages: Studies in Syntax and Prosody. Amsterdam: Benjamins, pp. 403-443. pdf
  • Kordula De Kuthy, Nils Reiter and Arndt Riester (2018). QUD-based annotation of discourse structure and information structure: Tool and evaluation. In Nicoletta Calzolari et al. (eds.) Proceedings of the 11th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC), Miyazaki, JP, pp. 1932-1938.
  • Katrin Schweitzer, Kerstin Eckart, Markus Gärtner, Agnieszka Faleńska, Arndt Riester, Ina Rösiger, Antje Schweitzer, Sabrina Stehwien and Jonas Kuhn (2018). German radio interviews: The GRAIN release of the SFB732 Silver Standard Collection. In Nicoletta Calzolari et al. (eds.) Proceedings of the 11th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC), Miyazaki, JP, pp. 2887-2895.

Selected publications

Journal articles

  • Arndt Riester and Jörn Piontek (2015). Anarchy in the NP. When new nouns get deaccented and given nouns don't. Lingua 165(B): 230-253. pdf
  • Stefan Baumann and Arndt Riester (2013). Coreference, lexical givenness and prosody in German. Lingua 136: 16-37. pdf
  • Arndt Riester and Stefan Baumann (2013). Focus triggers and focus types from a corpus perspective. Dialogue and Discourse 4(2): 215-248. pdf

Book chapters

  • Stefan Baumann and Arndt Riester (2012). Referential and lexical givenness: Semantic, prosodic and cognitive aspects. In Gorka Elordieta and Pilar Prieto (eds.) Prosody and Meaning. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton, pp. 119-161. pdf
  • Kerstin Eckart, Arndt Riester and Katrin Schweitzer (2012). A Discourse Information Radio News Database for Linguistic Analysis. In Christian Chiarcos, Sebastian Nordhoff and Sebastian Hellmann (eds.) Linked Data in Linguistics. Representing and Connecting Language Data and Language Metadata. Heidelberg: Springer, pp. 65-75. pdf

Major conferences

  • Uwe Reyle and Arndt Riester (2016). Joint information structure and discourse structure analysis in an Underspecified DRT framework. In Julie Hunter, Mandy Simons and Matthew Stone (eds.) Proceedings of the 20th Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue (SemDial/JerSem), New Brunswick, NJ, US, pp. 15-24. pdf
  • Ina Rösiger and Arndt Riester (2015). Using prosodic annotations to improve coreference resolution of spoken text. In Proceedings of the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL-IJCNLP), Beijing, pp. 83-88. pdf
  • Aoife Cahill and Arndt Riester (2012). Automatically acquiring fine-grained information status distinctions in German. In Proceedings of the 13th Annual Meeting of the Special Interest Group on Discourse and Dialogue (SIGdial), Seoul, pp. 232-236. pdf
  • Arndt Riester and Hans Kamp (2010). Squiggly issues: Alternative sets, complex DPs, and intensionality. In Maria Aloni, Harald Bastiaanse, Tikitu de Jager and Katrin Schulz (eds.) Logic, Language and Meaning: 17th Amsterdam Colloquium, 2009, Revised Selected Papers. Berlin: Springer, pp. 374-383. pdf
  • Stefan Baumann and Arndt Riester (2010). Annotating information status in spontaneous speech. In Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Speech Prosody, Chicago, Vol. 100092, pp. 1-4. pdf
  • Aoife Cahill and Arndt Riester (2009). Incorporating information status into generation ranking. In Proceedings of the 47th Annual Meeting of the Assocation for Computational Linguistics (ACL-IJCNLP), Singapore, pp. 817-825. pdf
  • Arndt Riester (2008). A semantic explication of Information Status and the underspecification of the recipients' knowledge. In Atle Grønn (ed.) Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 12, Oslo, pp. 508-522. pdf
  • Arndt Riester (2006). Only scalar. In Janneke Huitink and Sophia Katrenko (eds.) Proceedings of the 11th ESSLLI Student Session, Málaga, pp. 64-75. pdf
  • Arndt Riester (2005). Context and focus projection. A compositional intonation-based account of focus interpretation. In Emar Maier, Corien Bary and Janneke Huitink (eds.) Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 9, Nijmegen, NL, pp. 299-313. pdf

Other

  • Arndt Riester and Stefan Baumann (2017). The RefLex Scheme – Annotation Guidelines. Vol. 14 of SinSpeC. Working Papers of the SFB 732. Universität Stuttgart. pdf
  • Anders Björkelund, Kerstin Eckart, Arndt Riester, Nadja Schauffler and Katrin Schweitzer (2014). The extended DIRNDL corpus as a resource for coreference and bridging resolution. In Nicoletta Calzolari et al. (eds.) Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC), Reykjavík, pp. 3222-3228. pdf
  • Arndt Riester, David Lorenz and Nina Seemann (2010). A recursive annotation scheme for referential information status. In Nicoletta Calzolari et al. (eds.) Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC), Valletta, Malta, pp. 717-722. pdf
  • Arndt Riester (2009). Stress test for relative clauses. In Edgar Onea and Arndt Riester (eds.) Focus at the Syntax-Semantics Interface. Vol. 3 of SinSpeC. Working Papers of the SFB 732. Universität Stuttgart, pp.69-86. pdf

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