Forests and Trees: the Formal Semantics of Collective Categorization (ROCKY)




Poortman, E. B., Struiksma, M. E., Kerem, N., Friedmann, N., & Winter, Y. (2018). Reciprocal expressions and the Maximal Typicality Hypothesis. Glossa: a journal of general linguistics, 3(1), 18.

Winter, Y. (2018). Symmetric predicates and the semantics of reciprocal alternations. To appear in Semantics & Pragmatics.


Palmieri, G., Basso, R. M., Pinto, M., Winter, Y., & Zwarts, J. (2019). A Note on Lexical Reciprocity in Brazilian Portuguese. In G. Danon (Ed.), Proceedings of IATL 34 (pp. 81–95).

Palmieri, G., M. Pinto, Y. Winter, & J. Zwarts (2019). Lexical reciprocity vs. grammatical reciprocity: The case of Italian. In M. Baird, D. Göksu, & J. Pesetsky (Eds.), Proceedings of NELS 49 Volume 3 (pp 15-28)Amherst, MA: GLSA Publications.

Winter, Y. (2019). On Presupposition Projection with Trivalent Connectives. In Proceedings of SALT 29.

Winter, Y. (2019). Presupposition Projection and Repair Strategies in Trivalent Semantics. In Proceedings of the 16th meeting on the Mathematics of Language (pp. 27-39).

Winter, Y. (2019). Selectional Restrictions and the Meaning of Reciprocal Alternations. In Proceedings of IATL34.


Abzianidze, L. (2020). DRS at MRP 2020: Dressing up Discourse Representation Structures as Graphs. In Proceedings of the CoNLL 2020 Shared Task: Cross-Framework Meaning Representation Parsing (pp. 23-32).

Abzianidze, L. (2020). Learning as Abduction: Trainable Natural Logic Theorem Prover for Natural Language Inference. In Proceedings of the Ninth Joint Conference on Lexical and Computational Semantics (pp. 23-32).

Hofstad, T., Hampton, J.A., & Hofmann, B. (2020). What makes some diseases more typical than others? A survey on the impact of disease characteristics and professional background on disease typicality. Inquiry: a journal of medical care organization, provision and financing, 57,

Nikiforova, S., Deoskar, T., Paperno, D., & Winter, Y. (2020). Geo Aware Image Caption Generation. In Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Computational Linguistics, pages 3143–3156, Barcelona, Spain (Online). International Committee on Computational Linguistics.

Oepen, S., Abend, O., Abzianidze, L., Bos, L., Hajic, J., Hershcovich, D., Li, B., O’Gorman, T., Xue, N., Zeman, D. (2020). MRP 2020: The Second Shared Task on Cross-Framework and Cross-Lingual Meaning Representation Parsing. In Proceedings of the CoNLL 2020 Shared Task: Cross-Framework Meaning Representation Parsing (pp. 1-22).

Palmieri, Giada. (2020). On the ambiguity between reflexivity and reciprocity in Italian. In M. Asatryan, Y. Song & A. Whitma (Eds.). Proceedings of the Fiftieth Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society, NELS 50. Volume 2, pp. 279-289. Amherst, MA: GLSA Publications.

Zwarts, J. (2020). Contiguity and membership and the typology of collective nouns. To appear in the Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 24, Osnabrück 2019.

Abzianidze, L., & Kogkalidis, K. (2021). A Logic-Based Framework for Natural Language Inference in Dutch. Computational Linguistics in the Netherlands Journal, 11, 35–58.

Kruitwagen, I., Winter, Y., & Hampton, J.A. (2021). Reciprocal predicates: a prototype model. Experiments in Linguistic Meaning, 1. Linguistic Society of America.

Winter, Y. (2021). Presupposition, Admittance and Karttunen Calculus. In Martin Blicha and Igor Sedlar, editors, The Logica Yearbook 2020, pp. 253–269.

Winter, Y. (2021). Karttunen logic for presupposition projection. In Patrick Grosz, Luisa Martí, Hazel Pearson, Yasutada Sudo, and Sarah Zobel, editors, Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 25, pp. 873–890.

Zwarts, J. (2021). “Between” constructions in Biblical Hebrew. In M. Dingemanse, E. van Lier & J. Vogels (Eds.), Linguistics in the Netherlands 38 (pp. 163-178). John Benjamins.

Kruitwagen, Imke, James A. Hampton, Yoad Winter, and Joost Zwarts (2022). Alternate Categorization: a Formal-Conceptual Semantics of Reciprocal Alternations. In Marco Degano, Tom Roberts, Giorgio Sbardolini, and Marieke Schouwstra, editors, Proceedings of the 23rd Amsterdam Colloquium, pp. 188–193.

Winter, Y. (2022). Mixed comparatives and the count-to-mass mapping. In Gabriela Bilbiie, Berthold Crysmann, and Gerhard Schaden, editors, Empirical Issues in Syntax and Semantics 14, pp. 309–338.

Winter, Y. (2022). On Partee’s Noun Phrase Interpretation and Type-Shifting Principles. In L. McNally and Z. G. Szab’o, editors, A Reader’s Guide to Classic Papers in Formal Semantics — Volume 100 of Studies in Linguistics and Philosophy, pp. 367–385, Springer.


Abzianidze, L., Zwarts, J., Winter, Y. (2023). SpaceNLI: Evaluating the Consistency of Predicting Inferences In Space. In Proceedings of the 4th Natural Logic Meets Machine Learning Workshop (NALOMA IV).

Hampton, J.A. (2023). How do people use and appraise concepts? In M. G. Isaac (Ed.) Conceptual Engineering. Studies in Epistemology, Logic, Methodology, and Philosophy of Science, Synthese Library, Springer. Nature Switzerland.

Ros S., Palmieri G. (2023). Verb-marked reciprocals in Wolof. Selected papers from the 53d Annual Conference on African Linguistics. 

Winter, Y. (2023). Word classes in formal semantics. In Van Lier (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Word Classes, Oxford University Press.

Zwarts, Joost, Andrew Chelimo & Prisca Jerono (2023). Two verbal plurals in Endo-Marakwet. Arusha Working Papers in African Linguistics, 5(1), 51–67.

Zwarts, Joost, Andrew Chelimo & Prisca Jerono (2023). The reflexive in Kalenjin: Its syntactic status and semantic functions. MS. Utrecht University/University of Nairobi/Moi University. Proceedings of ACAL 52.




Giada Palmieri, Manuela Pinto, Yoad Winter and Joost Zwarts (2018): Lexical reciprocity vs. grammatical reciprocity: the case of Italian. NELS 2018.Giada Palmieri, Manuela Pinto, Yoad Winter and Joost Zwarts (2018): Lexical reciprocity vs. grammatical reciprocity: the case of Italian. IATL 34. Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheba. 9th October 2018

James Hampton (2018):  “Feelings of Understanding and Dependability: New Explorations of Concept Metacognition”, Cognitive Structures 2018, Linguistic, Philosophical and Psychological Perspectives. Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf, September (with S. Thorne, J. Quilty-Dunn, J. Smortchkova and N.Shea).

Yoad Winter (2018): Selectional restrictions and the meaning of reciprocal alternations. IATL 2018.


Giada Palmieri & Imke Kruitwagen (2019): Reflexivity and reciprocity in Italian: an ambiguous matter. NELS 2019.

James Hampton (2019): “Intensions and Extensions – two sides of the conceptual coin”, talk given to the Concat group, Catholic University of Leuven, March 2019.

James Hampton (2019): “The functions of concepts and the value of generic truths. The concept of concept is a prototype.” Concepts and Explanation Conference, Heinrich-Heine-Universität, Düsseldorf, February.

James Hampton (2019): “What do people feel about the concepts they use?”. LOGOS BW11 workshop on Conceptual Ethics and Engineering. Universitat de Barcelona. Barcelona, May.

James Hampton (2019): “Combining Prototype Concepts.” Workshop Tricolore: Creativity,Cognition and Computation. Conceptual and Cognitive Modelling Research Group (CORE) Research Centre for Knowledge and Data (KRDB) Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy, November.

Joost Zwarts (2019): Membership and connectedness and the typology of collective nouns. September 6, 2019, Sinn und Bedeutung, Osnabrück.


Giada Palmieri & Renato Miguel Basso (2020). Reflexive and reciprocal interpretations of se-clauses in Brazilian Portuguese. Going Romance 34, UMR 7023 Structures formelles du langage, Paris-8 & CNRS , November.

Imke Kruitwagen, Yoad Winter and James Hampton (2020): “Reciprocal predicates: a prototype model.” ELM 2020, University of Pennsylvania, USA, September.

Imke Kruitwagen, Yoad Winter and James Hampton (2020): “Reciprocal predicates: a conceptual prototype model.” Workshop CARLA: Concepts in Action: Representation, Learning, and Application. Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy, September.

Nikiforova, S. (2020). Geographic Context for Image Captioning. Poster presented at GeCKo (Integrating Generic and Contextual Knowledge).

Yoad Winter (2020): Karttunen Logic for Presupposition Projection. To appear in Sinn und Bedeutung 25.


Abzianidze, L. (2021). How to Train a Theorem Prover for Natural Language Inference. Invited talk at Logic and Algorithms in Computational Linguistics (LACompLing). Online.

Joost Zwarts (2021): ‘Between’ constructions in Biblical Hebrew. Presentation at the Dutch Annual Linguistics Day 2021, 29 January 2021.

Joost Zwarts (2021): With Ora Matushansky, In combination with: Parameters of nominal deficiency in complex prepositions, at Colloque PrepComp2021, September 30, 2021, Toulouse.

Abzianidze, L., & Kogkalidis, K. (2022). Does Logic-based Reasoning Work for Dutch? Contributed talk at the 2nd workshop on Natural Logic Meets Machine Learning (NALOMA). Online.

Joost Zwarts (2022): Reflexive/reciprocal marking in Markweeta, Annual Conference on African Linguistics 53, April 8, 2022, University of California San Diego.