research

journal articles

Elsner, M., Clarke, A. & Rohde, H. (in press). Visual complexity and its effects on referring expression generation. Cognitive Science.

Loy, J., Rohde, H., & Corley, M. (in press). Effects of disfluency in online interpretation of deception. Cognitive Science.

Long, M. R., Horton, W., Rohde, H., & Sorace, A. (2017). Individual differences in switching and inhibition predict perspective-taking across the lifespan. Cognition, 170, 25-30.

Scholman, M., Rohde, H., & Demberg, V. (2017). "On the one hand" as a cue to anticipate upcoming discourse structure. Journal of Memory and Language, 97, 47-60.

Rohde, H. Tyler, J., & Carlson, K. (2017). Form and function: Optional complementizers reduce causal inferences. Glossa, 2(1), 53.

Kehler, A. & Rohde, H. (2017). Evaluating an Expectation-Driven QUD Model of Discourse Interpretation. Discourse Processes, 54(3), 219-238.

Grüter, T., Rohde, H., & Schafer, A. (2017). Coreference and discourse coherence in L2: The roles of grammatical aspect and referential form. Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism, 7(2), 199-229.

Román, D., Briceño, A., Rohde, H., & Hironaka, S. (2016). Linguistic cohesion in middle-school texts: A comparison of logical connectives usage in science and social studies textbooks. Electronic Journal of Science Education, 20(6), 1-19.

Clarke, A. D., Elsner, M. & Rohde, H. (2015). Giving good directions: order of mention reflects visual salience. Frontiers in Psychology, Special issue on Models of Reference, 6(1793), 1-10.

Cummins, C. & Rohde, H. (2015). Evoking context with contrastive stress: Effects on pragmatic enrichment. Frontiers in Psychology, Special issue on Context in communication: A cognitive view, 6(1779), 1-11.

Rohde, H. & Horton, W. (2014). Anticipatory looks reveal expectations about discourse relations. Cognition, 133(3), 667-691.

Rohde, H. & Frank, M. F. (2014). Markers of topical discourse in child-directed speech. Cognitive Science, 28(8), 1634-1661.

Rohde, H. & Kehler, A. (2014). Grammatical and information-structural influences on pronoun production. Language, Cognition, and Neuroscience, Special Issue on Production of Referring Expressions: Models and Empirical Data, 912-927.

Rose, S., Ackerman, F., Gibbard, G., Jenks, P., Kertz, L., & Rohde, H. (2014). In-situ and ex-situ wh-question constructions in Moro. Journal of African Languages and Linguistics, 35(1), 91-125.

Kehler, A. & Rohde, H. (2013). A Probabilistic Reconciliation of Coherence-Driven and Centering-Driven Theories of Pronoun Interpretation. Theoretical Linguistics, 39, 1-37. Commentaries: pp.39-128, Response to commentaries: Aspects of a theory of pronoun interpretation.

Clarke, A., Elsner, M. & Rohde, H. (2013). Where's Wally: the influence of visual salience on referring expression generation. Frontiers in Perception Science, Special issue on Scene understanding, 4(329), 1-10. Dataset: Wally Referring Expression Corpus

Rohde, H. & Ettlinger, M. (2012). Integration of Pragmatic and Phonetic Cues in Spoken Word Recognition. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 38(4), 967-983.

Rohde, H., Levy, R., & Kehler, A. (2011). Anticipating Explanations in Relative Clause Processing. Cognition, 118, 339-358.

Ferretti, T., Rohde, H., Kehler, A., & Crutchley, M. (2009). Verb Aspect, Event Structure, and Coreferential Processing. Journal of Memory and Language, 61, 191-205.

Kehler, A., Kertz, L., Rohde, H., & Elman, J. L. (2008). Coherence and Coreference Revisited. Journal of Semantics, Special Issue on Processing Meaning, 25, 1-44.

thesis

Rohde, H. (2008). Coherence-Driven Effects in Sentence and Discourse Processing. University of California, San Diego. pdf

conference proceedings, edited volumes, and other collections

Rohde, H., Dickinson, A., Schneider, S., Louis, A. & Webber, B. (2017). Exploring Substitutability through Discourse Adverbials and Multiple Judgments. In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Computational Semantics (IWCS).

Marzuki, E., Rohde, H., Cummins, C., Clegg, G., & Branigan, H. (2017). Resuscitation procedures as multi-party dialogue. In Proceedings of the 21st Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue (SemDial), 67-76.

Rohde, H., Dickinson, A., Schneider, S., Clark, C. N. L., Louis, A. & Webber, B. (2016). Filling in the Blanks in Understanding Discourse Adverbials: Consistency, Conflict, and Context-Dependence in a Crowdsourced Elicitation Task. In Proceedings of 10th Linguistic Annotation Workshop.

Loy, J., Rohde, H., & Corley, M. (2016). Lying about where the treasure lies: Pragmatic cues to deception in production and comprehension. In Proceedings of Speech Prosody 8. poster

Djärv, K., Heycock, C., & Rohde, H. (2016). Assertion and factivity: Towards explaining restrictions on embedded V2 in Scandinavian. In Bailey, L. & Sheehan, M. (eds.) Order and Structure in Syntax. Language Science Press.

Rohde, H., Dickinson, A., Louis, A., Clark, C., & Webber, B. (2015). Recovering discourse relations: Varying influence of discourse adverbials. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Computational Semantics: Linking Lexical, Sentential and Discourse-level Models. Also see poster

Stevens, H. & Rohde, H. (2015). Modeling referential coordination as a Particle Swarm Optimization task. Proceedings of the 19th Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue (SemDial), 210-211.

Kehler, A., & Rohde, H. (2015). Pronominal Reference and Pragmatic Enrichment: A Bayesian Account. Proceedings of the 37th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, 1063-1068.

Schafer, A. J., Takeda, A., Camp, A., Rohde, H., & Grüter, T. (2015). Effects of contrastive intonation and grammatical aspect on processing coreference in Mainstream American English. Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS).

Grüter, T., Rohde, H., & Schafer, A. (2014). The Role of Discourse-Level Expectations in Non-Native Speakers' Referential Choices. Proceedings of the 38th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development (BUCLD), 179-191.

Elsner, M., Rohde, H., & Clarke, A. (2014). Information Structure Prediction for Visual-world Referring Expressions. Proceedings of the 14th Conference for the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL), 520-529.

Rohde, H., Seyfarth, S., Clark, B., Jaeger, G., & Kaufmann, S. (2012). Communicating with Cost-based Implicature: a Game-Theoretic Approach to Ambiguity. Proceedings of the 16th Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue, 107-116.

Rohde, H. & Frank, M. C. (2011). Markers of Discourse Structure in Child-Directed Speech. Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, 1607-1612.

Rohde, H. & Ettlinger, M. (2010). Effects of Pragmatic Inference on Phoneme Identification. Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, 381-386.

Bicknell, K. & Rohde, H. (2009). Dynamic Integration of Pragmatic Expectations and Real-World Event Knowledge in Syntactic Ambiguity Resolution. Proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, 1216-1221.

Rohde, H., Kehler, A., & Elman, J. L. (2007). Pronoun Interpretation as a Side Effect of Discourse Coherence. Proceedings of the 29th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, 617-622.

Gibbard, G., Rohde, H., & Rose, S. (2007) Moro Noun Class Morphology. Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference on African Linguistics, 106-117.

Rohde, H., Kehler, A., & Elman, J. L. (2006). Event Structure and Discourse Coherence Biases in Pronoun Interpretation. Proceedings of the 28th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, 697-702.

Rohde, H. (2006) Rhetorical Questions as Redundant Interrogatives. San Diego Linguistics Papers, Issue 2, pp. 134-168.

presentations

Webber, B., Rohde, H., Dickinson, A., Louis, A., Schneider, N. (2018). Explicit discourse connectives / Implicit discourse relations. Talk at the 1st Annual Society for Computation in Linguistics (SCiL). Salt Lake City, UT. abstract

Hoek, J. & Rohde, H. (2017). Restrictive relative clause constructions as implicit coherence relations. Talk at the 50th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE). Zurich, Switzerland. slides

Michaelov, J., Culbertson, J., & Rohde, H. (2017). How universal are prominence hierarchies? Evidence from native English speakers. Poster at the 23rd AMLaP conference, Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing. Lancaster, UK. abstract, poster

Hoek, J., Rohde, H., Evers-Vermeul, J. Sanders, T. M.(2017). Coherence-driven discourse expectations from restrictive relative clauses. Talk at the 27th Annual Meeting of the Society for Text and Discourse (ST&D). Philadelphia, PA. abstract

Hoek, J., Rohde, H., Evers-Vermeul, J. Sanders, T. M.(2017). Shaping discourse expectations by restricting referents. Talk at Discourse Expectations: Theoretical, Experimental, and Computational Perspectives (DETEC). Nijmegen, Nethrelands. abstract

Grüter, T., Takeda, A., Wenyi, L., Rohde, H., & Schafer, A. J. (2017). Event structure modulates anticipatory looks to potential next referents. Talk at the 30th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing. Boston, MA. abstract

Carlson, K. & Rohde, H. (2017). Prosodic distance iconically disrupts causal inferencing. Poster at the 30th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing. Boston, MA. abstract, poster

Long, M. R., Horton, W. S., Rohde, H., & Sorace, A. (2017). Individual Differences in Perspective Taking: Inhibition and Switching Across the Lifespan. Poster at the 30th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing. Boston, MA. abstract

Grüter, T., Takeda, A., Rohde, H., & Schafer, A. J. (2016). L2 Listeners Show Anticipatory Looks to Upcoming Discourse Referents. Poster at the 41st Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development (BUCLD). Boston, MA. poster

Loy, J., Rohde, H., & Corley, M. (2016). Lying about where the treasure lies: Pragmatic cues to deception in production and comprehension. Poster at the 22nd AMLaP conference, Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing. Bilbao, Spain. poster

Scholman, M., Rohde, H. & Demberg, V. (2016). Predictions of upcoming discourse structure based on "On the one hand". Poster at the 26th Annual Meeting of the Society for Text and Discourse. Kassel, Germany.

Djarv, K., Heycock, C., & Rohde, H. (2016). Embedded V2, Factivity and Main Point of Utterance. DGfS Workshop on Verb Second in Grammar and Processing: its Causes and its Consequences. Konstanz, Germany. abstract, slides

Scholman, M., Rohde, H. & Demberg, V. (2016). "On the one hand" as a Cue to Anticipate Upcoming Discourse Structure. Discourse Relational Devices, Linguistic & Psycholinguistic Approaches to Text Structuring (LPTS). Valencia, Spain. abstract, poster

Schafer, A. J., Takeda, A., Rohde, H., & Grüter, T. (2015). Mapping prosody to reference in L2. Poster at the 40th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development (BUCLD). Boston, MA. poster

Loy, J., Rohde, H., Corley, M. (2015). The truth about lying: Pragmatic judgements about speaker reliability are made online. Talk at the 21st AMLaP conference, Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing. Malta. abstract, slides

Grüter, T., Rohde, H., & Schafer, A. (2015). Discourse expectations in a non-native language. Talk at Discourse Expectations: Theoretical, Experimental, and Computational Perspectives (DETEC). Edmonton, Alberta. abstract, slides

Demberg, V., Rohde, H., Scholman, M., Cummins, C., & Nicolet, E. (2015). "On the one hand" as a cue in the comprehension of discourse structure. Talk at First Conference of the TextLink COST Action Network on "Structuring Discourse in Multilingual Europe". Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium. abstract, slides

Dickinson, A., Rohde, H., Louis, A., Clark, C., & Webber, B. (2015). Crowdsourcing concurrent relations. Talk at First Conference of the TextLink COST Action Network on "Structuring Discourse in Multilingual Europe". Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium. abstract, slides

Schafer, A., Rohde, H., & Grüter, T. (2015). Contrastive intonation in native- vs non-native coreference processing. Poster at the 28th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing. Los Angeles, CA. abstract, poster

Tyler, J., Rohde, A., & Carlson, K. (2015). Blocking causal interpretations between juxtaposed propositions: experimental evidence. Talk at the 89th Annual LSA Meeting, Portland, OR. abstract, slides

Kehler, A. & Rohde., H. (2015). Pronominal reference and pragmatic enrichment: a Bayesian analysis. Talk at the 89th Annual LSA Meeting. Portland, OR. abstract

Rohde, H. & Kehler, A. (2014). Pronominal reference and inferred explanations: a Bayesian account. Talk at the RefNet Workshop on Psychological and Computational Models of Reference Comprehension and Production, Edinburgh, UK. abstract, slides

Ward, E., Rohde, H., Clarke, A., & Elsner, M. (2014). Distractor heterogeneity in visual arrays may affect referring expression production. Poster at the RefNet Workshop on Psychological and Computational Models of Reference Comprehension and Production, Edinburgh, UK. abstract, poster

Rohde, H., Clarke, A., & Elsner, M. (2014). Influence of visual complexity on referring expression generation. Poster at the 27th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing. Columbus, OH. abstract, poster

Kehler, A. & Rohde, H. (2014). The Effect of Inferred Explanations in a Bayesian Theory of Pronominal Reference. Poster at the 27th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing. Columbus, OH. abstract, poster

Grüter, T., Rohde, H., & Schafer, A. (2013). Discourse-driven biases in native- vs non-native speakers' coreference processing. Talk alternate at the 38th Annual Boston University Conference on Langauge Development (BUCLD). Boston, MA. abstract, poster

Grüter, T., Rohde, H., & Schafer, A. (2013). Discourse-driven biases in native- vs non-native speakers' coreference processing. Poster at the 26th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing. Columbia, SC. abstract, poster

Grüter, T. & Rohde, H. (2013). L2 processing is affected by RAGE: Evidence from reference resolution. Talk at the 12th conference on Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition (GASLA). University of Florida, FL. abstract, slides

Rohde, H., Seyfarth, S., Clark, B., Jaeger, G., & Kaufmann, S. (2012). Cost and implicature in word use: Testing predictions of a game-theoretic model of alignment. Talk at the 25th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing. New York, NY. abstract, slides

Futrell, R. & Rohde, H. (2012). Expecting the Unexpected: How discourse expectations can reverse predictability effects in reading time. Poster at the 25th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing. New York, NY. abstract, poster

Kehler A. & Rohde, H. (2012). Reconciling Centering-driven and Coherence-driven Accounts of Pronoun Interpretation. Talk at the 86th Annual LSA Meeting (special session in memory of Ellen Prince). Portland, OR. abstract, slides

Román, D. X., Rohde, H. & Hironaka, S. (2012). Exploring Semantic Discontinuity in Middle School Science Texts: Implications for Science Literacy Development. Talk at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, BC.

Rohde, H. & Ward, G. (2011). Reference, Telicity, and Information Structure. Talk at the 85th Annual LSA Meeting. Pittsburgh, PA. abstract, slides

Ettlinger, M. & Rohde, H. (2010). The Pragmatic-Phonetics Interface: Inferences about pronouns influence phonetic category perception. Talk at the 46th Chicago Linguistic Society. Chicago, IL. abstract

Rohde, H. & Horton, W. (2010). Why or what next? Eye movements reveal expectations about discourse direction. Talk at the 23rd Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing. New York, NY. abstract, slides

Rohde, H. & Horton, W. (2009). Anticipating Upcoming Discourse Relations: Using Eye Movements To Measure Verb-Driven Pragmatic Expectations. Poster at the 50th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society. Boston, MA. abstract, poster

Vaughn, C., Pierrehumbert, J., & Rohde, H. (2009). Using character n-grams to classify native language in a non-native English corpus of transcribed speech. Talk at the American Association for Corpus Linguistics. Edmonton, Alberta. abstract, slides

Rohde, H. & Kehler, A. (2009). The Interaction of Structural and Semantic Biases in Coherence and Coreference. Poster at the 22nd Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing. Davis, CA. abstract, poster

Rohde, H. & Kehler, A. (2009). QUD-Driven Expectations in Discourse Interpretation. Talk at the 83rd Annual LSA Meeting. San Francisco, CA. abstract, slides

Rohde, H. & Kehler, A. (2009). Grammatical and Coherence-Driven Biases in Pronoun Interpretation. Talk at the 83rd Annual LSA Meeting. San Francisco, CA. abstract, slides

Rohde, H., Levy, R., & Kehler, A. (2008). Implicit Causality Biases Influence Relative Clause Attachment. Poster at the 21st Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing. Chapel Hill, NC. abstract, poster

Rohde, H. & Kehler, A. (2008). Demanding an Explanation: Implicit Causality Biases in Discourse Interpretation. Poster at the 21st Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing. Chapel Hill, NC. abstract, poster

Rohde, H. & Kehler, A. (2008). The Bidirectional Influence between Coherence Establishment and Pronoun Interpretation. Poster at the 21st Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing. Chapel Hill. abstract, poster

Rohde, H. & Kehler, A. (2008). Coherence-Driven Expectations in Discourse and Dialog. Poster at the 21st Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing. Chapel Hill, NC. abstract, poster

Rohde, H., Levy, R. & Kehler, A. (2008). Coherence-Driven Effects in Relative Clause Processing. Talk at the 82nd Annual LSA Meeting. Chicago, IL. abstract, slides

Ferretti, T., Rohde, H., Crutchley, M., & Kehler, A. (2007). Verb Aspect, Event Structure, and Pronoun Interpretation: An ERP Investigation. Poster at the 48th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society. Long Beach, CA. abstract, poster

Rohde, H., Kehler, A., & Elman, J. L. (2007). Where to next? Pronoun interpretation as a side effect of discourse direction. Talk at the 20th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing. La Jolla. abstract, slides

Rohde, H. (2006). Information Theoretic Approach to Rhetorical Questions. Poster at the OSU Workshop on Presupposition Accommodation. Columbus, OH. abstract, poster

Rohde, H. (2006). The Syntax of Questions in Moro. Talk at the 37th Annual Conference on African Linguistics, University of Oregon. abstract, handout

Rohde, H., Kehler, A., & Elman, J. L. (2006). Aspectual Effects on Pronoun Interpretation. Poster at the 19th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing. New York, NY. abstract, poster

Rohde, H., Kehler, A., & Elman, J. L. (2006). Thematic Roles and Event Structure Biases in Pronoun Interpretation. Talk at the 80th Annual LSA Meeting. Albuquerque, NM. handout

Carroll, L., Colavin, R., Rohde, H., & Taylor, L. (2005). Head-Noun Proto-Properties for Semantic Role Labeling. Presented at the 28th Annual San Diego State University Linguistics Student Association Spring Colloquium. slides

grant-funded projects

Philip Leverhulme Prize in Languages and Literatures (2017-2019), PI.

TextLink: Structuring discourse in multilingual Europe (2014-2017), Steering committee, co-leader of WG3 on "Empirical and Cognitive Soundness"

Discourse and prosody in non-native speakers' reference resolution (2014-2017), National Science Foundation #1251450, Consultant to PIs Dr. T. Grüter & Dr. A. Schafer

ConnText: Automated recognition of concurrent discourse relations (2014-2016), Nuance Foundation Inc., with co-Pi Bonnie Webber