R Kempson, J Kiaer, and R Cann (in press) Periphery Effects and the Dynamics of Tree Growth. In B Shaer (ed). Dislocated Elements in Discourse. Routledge.: 141-170

R Kempson, R Cann (2007). 'Dynamic Syntax and dialogue modelling: preliminaries for a dialogue-driven account of syntactic change'. In Current Issues in Linguistic Theory 284 (Historical Linguistics 2005 guest edited by J Salmons and S A Dubenion-Smith): 73-101

M Purver, R Cann, R Kempson (2007) 'Grammars as parsers: meeting the dialogue challenge'. In Research on Language and Computation 5:333-358.

R Cann (2007) 'Towards a dynamic account of be in English' I Comorowski and K von Heusinger (eds.) Existence: semantics and syntax. Dordrecht, Kluwer: 13-48.

R Cann and P Mabugu (2007) Constructional Polysemy: the applicative construction in chiShona. Metalinguistica 19 (The Cognitive Basis of Polysemy guest edited by M. Rakova, G. Pethö, C Rákosi):221-245.

M Purver, R Cann, R Kempson (2006) 'Grammars as parsers: meeting the dialogue challenge'. In Research on Language and Computation 4: 289-326.

R Kempson, R Cann, J Kiaer (2006) 'Topic, focus and the dynamics of language'. In V Molnár and S Winkler (eds.) The Architecture of Focus. Berlin, Mouton/de Gruyter: 59-82.

R Cann (2006) 'Semantic underspecification and the pragmatic interpretation of be'. K von Heusinger and K Turner (eds.) Where semantics meets pragmatics. CRISPI, Elsevier: 307-335.

R Cann, R Kempson and L Marten (2005) The Dynamics of Language. Oxford, Elsevier.

R Cann, T Kaplan and R Kempson (2005) Data at the syntax-pragmatics interface: resumptive pronouns in English. Lingua 115: 1551-1577. [PDF file]

R Cann, R Kempson, L Marten and M Otsuka (2005) 'Right Node Raising, Co-ordination and the dynamics of language processing'. Lingua 115:503-525. [Postscript file]

R Cann, R Kempson, L Marten, M Otsuka and D Swinburne (2004) 'On the left and on the right'; In D. Adger, G. Tsoulas and C. de Cat (eds.) Peripheries. (Kluwer): 19-47 [.ps]

R Cann (2002) Interpreting 'Be'. In Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 7.

R Cann (2001) 'How pronominal are expletive pronouns?' XX (eds.) Proceedings of the 13th Amsterdam Colloquium.[Postscript]

R Cann (2001) 'Specifiers as secondary heads'. In D Adger, S Pintzuk, B. Plunkett, and G Tsoulas (eds.) Specifiers. Oxford University Press:21-45.

R Cann (2001) 'Functional versus lexical: a cognitive dichotomy'. In R D Borsley (ed.) The Nature and Function of Syntactic Categories Academic Press:37-78.

R Cann, C Grover, P Miller (2000) Grammatical Interfaces in HPSG. Stanford, CSLI Publications.

R Cann and M E Tait (1995) `Raising Morphology'. In D. Adger and C. Rhys (eds.) Functional Projections and Parametric Variation . Cognitive Science Working Papers, Centre for Cognitive Science, University of Edinburgh:1-29.

R Cann (1993) `Patterns of headedness'. In G Corbett, N Fraser and S McGlashan (eds.) Heads in Grammatical Theory. Cambridge University Press:44-72.

R Cann (1993) Formal Semantics: an introduction. Cambridge University Press.

R Cann (1983) Raising in Latin. In G Gazdar, E Klein, G K Pullum (eds.) Order, Concord and Constituency. Dordrecht, Foris publications: 113-137.

Unpublished Papers and Talks

R Cann, R Kempson and M Purver Context and well-formedness: the dynamics of ellipsis' [PDF] Paper presented at the Foundations of Grammar Workshop ESSLLI 2005, Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh.

R Cann and Y Wu (In revision) 'The Dynamic syntax of Chinese Passive constructions' [PDF file]

R Cann, R Kempson and M Otsuka (2002) 'On left and right dislocation: a dynamic perspective' [Postsctipt file]

R Cann (2001) 'Case: a dynamic approach' [Text of a talk Word]

R Cann and C McPherson (1999) 'Interclausal cataphora in English' (Word)

R Cann (1989) 'Splitting Heads'. [postscript]

R Cann and M E Tait (1989/1992) 'Free relatives revisited' [postscript].