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Dr. Umut Özge

Department of Cognitive Science
Informatics Institute
Middle East Technical University
Dumlupinar Bulv. 1
06800 Cankaya,
Ankara, Turkey

Tel: +90 312 210 7778
Fax: +90 312 210 3745

Email: tumuum(at)gmail.com


  • PhD, Middle East Technical University, Ankara


  • CCLS


  • Özge, U., Özge, D., and von Heusinger K. (to appear). Strong indefinites in Turkish: Salience structure and referential persistence. In A. Holler (ed.) Experimental Perspectives on Anaphora Resolution. Linguistik Aktuell, John Benjamins.

  • Özge, U. (ed.) (2013a). Proceedings of the 8th Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics. MIT Working Papers in Linguistics, Cambridge, MA
  • Özge, U. (2013b). What does it mean for an indefinite to be presuppositional? In Guram Bezhanishvili, Sebastian Löbner, Vincenzo Marra, Frank Richter (Eds.): Logic, Language, and Computation – 9th International Tbilisi Symposium on Logic, Language, and Computation, TbiLLC 2011, Kutaisi, Georgia, September 26-30, 2011, Revised Selected Papers. Springer

  • Özge, U. (2013c). "Strong" Indefiniteness and Topicality. In E. Chemla, V. Homer, G. Winterstein (eds.) Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 17, pages 399-408, published online at semanticsarchive.net

  • Özge, U. (2011). Turkish indefinites and accusative marking. In A. Simpson, editor, Proceedings of the 7th Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics, MITWPL #63 , pp. 253–267. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA.

  • Özge, U. (2010). Grammar and Information: A Study of Turkish Indefinites. Ph.D. thesis, Middle East Technical University. URL: etd.lib.metu.edu.tr/upload/12612641/index.pdf

  • Özge, U. and Bozsahin, C. (2010). Intonation in the grammar of Turkish. Lingua, 120, 132–175.

  • Özge, U. (2009). Linear order, focus, and pronominal binding in Turkish. In S. Ay, O. Ayd?n, I. Ergenç, S. Gökmen, S. ??sever, and D. Peçenek, editors, Essays on Turkish Linguistics: Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Turkish Linguistics, pp. 131–141, Harrasowitz Verlag, Wiesbaden.

  • Özge, U. (2006). Word order, prosody and information structure in Turkish. In S. Ya?c?o?lu and A. C. De?er, editors, Advances in Turkish Linguistics: Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Turkish Linguistics, pp. 25–35. Dokuz Eylül University Press, ?zmir.

  • Özge, U. and Say, B. (2004). Development of a corpus workbench for the METU Turkish Corpus. In M. T. Lino, M. F. Xavier, F. Ferreira, R. Costa, and R. Silva, editors, Proceedings of the 4th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference, Lizbon, Portugal, pp. 223–225.

  • Say, B., Zeyrek, D., Oflazer, K., and Özge, U. (2004). Development of a corpus and a treebank for present-day written Turkish. In K. ?mer and G. Do?an, editors, Current Research in Turkish Linguistics: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Turkish Linguistics, pp. 183–192. Eastern Mediterranean University Press, Gazima?usa.


  • Semantics and pragmatics of nominal expressions; Turkish