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HCRC/RP-101: Renate Henschel & John Bateman
Application-driven automatic subgrammar extraction March 1999 abstract
HCRC/TR-102: L. Cahill, C. Doran, R. Evans, C. Mellish, D. Paiva, M. Reape, D. Scott, & N. Tipper
Towards a Reference Architecture for Natural Language Generation Systems (The RAGS Project) April 1999 abstract
HCRC/RP-103: Massimo Poesio
Utterance Processing and Semantic Underspecification April 1999 abstract


HCRC/RP-94: Einat Amitay
Hypertext - The importance of being different March 1998 abstract
HCRC/RP-95: David McKelvie
The Syntax of Disfluency in Spontaneous Spoken Language May 1998 abstract
HCRC/TR-96: David McKelvie
SDP - Spoken Dialogue Parser May 1998 abstract
HCRC/TR-97: Jo Calder
Thistle: diagram display engines and editors July 1998 abstract
HCRC/RP-98: Padraic Monaghan and Keith Stenning
Learning to solve syllogisms by watching others' learning October 1998 abstract
HCRC/TR-99: Frank Keller, Martin Corley, Steffan Corley, Lars Konieczny, Amalia Todirascu
WebExp: A Java Toolbox for Web-Based Psychological Experiments November 1998 abstract
HCRC/TR-100: Robin Lickley
HCRC Disfluency Coding Manual (To appear shortly) December 1998 abstract


HCRC/TR-83: Alan W Black and Paul Taylor
Festival Speech Synthesis System: system documentation (version 1.1.1)
January 1997. abstract, HTML
HCRC/RP-84: Jacqueline C. Kowtko
The Function of Intonation in Task-Oriented Dialogue May 1997. abstract
HCRC/RP-85: Mimo Caenepeel
Putting while in context May 1997. abstract
HCRC/RP-86: Renata Vieira & Massimo Poesio
Corpus-based processing of definite descriptions May 1997. abstract
HCRC/RP-87: Massimo Poesio, Renata Vieira and Simone Teufel
Resolving bridging descriptions in unrestricted texts May 1997. abstract
HCRC/RP-88: Robert Inder, Dick Bulterman, Pedro Basagoiti, Rob Cannell, Mandy Haggith,
Peter Kullmann, Bill Ritchie & Isabel Serrasolsas
Sustainable Telematics for Environmental Management (STEM final report) May 1997. abstract
HCRC/RP-89: Claire Hewson, Richard Cox & Keith Stenning
A study of Statistical Process Control training needs in small and medium UK companies. June 1997. abstract
HCRC/RP-90: Korin Richmond, Andrew Smith & Einat Amitay
Detecting Subject Boundaries within Text: A Language Independent Statistical Approach June 1997. abstract
HCRC/RP-91: Steven Bird
When Marking Tone Reduces Fluency: An Orthography Experiment in Cameroon June 1997. abstract
HCRC/RP-92: Massimo Poesio & David R. Traum
Conversational Actions and Discourse Situations September 1997. abstract
HCRC/RP-93: David McKelvie, Chris Brew & Henry Thompson
Using SGML as a Basis for Data-Intensive NLP September 1997. abstract


HCRC/RP-75: Keith Stenning and Peter Yule
Image and Language in Human Reasoning: a Syllogistic Illustration March 1996. abstract
HCRC/RP-76: Jasper Taylor, Jean Carletta and Chris Mellish
Combining power with tractability in belief models March 1996. abstract
HCRC/RP-77: Janet Hitzeman
Semantic Partition and the Ambiguity of Sentences Containing Temporal Adverbials February 1996. abstract
HCRC/TR-78: Peter Yule
A prolog implementation of the Method of Euler Circles for syllogistic reasoning May 1996. abstract
HCRC/RP-79: Anne Cooreman and Anthony J. Sanford
Focus and Syntactic Subordination in Discourse May 1996. abstract
HCRC/WP-2: Bernard Jones, ed.
ACL/Sigparse International Meeting on Punctuation in Computational Linguistics. September 1996.
HCRC/RP-80: Steven Bird
Principles of African Tone Orthography Design December 1996. abstract
HCRC/RP-81: Nicholas Asher & Alex Lascarides
Questions in dialogue May 1996. abstract
HCRC/TR-82: Jean Carletta, Amy Isard, Stephen Isard, Jacqueline Kowtko,
Gwnyeth Doherty-Sneddon, and Anne Anderson
HCRC Dialogue Structure Coding Manual
June 1996. abstract


HCRC/RP-65: Amy Isard and Jean Carletta
Transaction and Action Coding in the Map Task Corpus March 1995.
HCRC/RP-66: Jasper Taylor, Jean Carletta and Chris Mellish
Requirements for Belief Models in Cooperative Dialogue March 1995.
HCRC/RP-68: Masimo Poesio
Semantic Ambiguity and Perceived Ambiguity May 1995.
HCRC/TR-69: Jochen Dorre and Suresh Manandhar
On constraint-based Lambek calculi June 1995.
HCRC/IMMI-1: John Lee, ed.
First International Workshop on Intelligence and Multimodality in Multimedia Interfaces: Research and Applications July 1995.
HCRC/RP-70: Andrei Mikheev
Domain Knowledge for Natural Language Processing July 1995.
HCRC/RP-71: Keith Stenning and Richard Tobin
Assigning information to modalities: comparing graphical treatments of the syllogism September 1995.
HCRC/RP-72: Jonathan Ginzburg, Zurab Khasidashvili and Enric Vallduvi, organizers
Tbilisi Symposium on Language, Logic, and Computation. September 1995
HCRC/RP-73: Antonio Moreno
Dynamic Belief Analysis November 1995.
HCRC/TR-74: Henry Thompson, Steve Finch and David McKelvie
The Normalized SGML Library (NSL) June 1995.


HCRC/TR-48: David McKelvie and Henry S. Thompson
TEI-Conformant Structural Markup of a Trilingual Parallel Corpus June 1994.
HCRC/RP-49: Enric Vallduvi and Ron Zacharski
Accenting phenomena, association with focus, and the recursiveness of focus-ground June 1994.
HCRC/RP-50: Andrew John Merrison, Anne H. Anderson and Gwyneth Doherty-Sneddon
An investigation into the communicative abilities of aphasic subjects in task oriented dialogue June 1994.
HCRC/RP-51: Keith Stenning
Logic as a foundation for a cognitive theory of modality assignment June 1994.
HCRC/RP-52: E. G. Bard, D. Robertson, and A. Sorace
Magnitude Estimation of Linguistic Acceptability. July 1994
HCRC/RP-53: Robert Inder and Jussi Stader
Bags and Viewers: a Metaphor for Intelligent Database Access December 1994.
HCRC/RP-54: Rosemary J. Stevenson, Rosalind A. Crawley and David Kleinman
Thematic Roles, Focus and the Representation of Events. August 1994
HCRC/RP-55: Enric Vallduvi
Polarity items, n-words, and minimizers in Catalan and Spanish June 1994.
HCRC/RP-56: Richard Shillcock and Paul Cairns
Neglect dyslexia and the neuropsychology of reading: a connectionist model of neglect dyslexia with no attentional component. July 1994
HCRC/RP-58: Rosemary J. Stevenson and Agnieszka Urbanowicz
The Effects of Sentence Subject, Initial Mention and Pragmatic Plausibility on the Accessibility of a Pronoun's Antecedents August 1994.
HCRC/RP-59: Corin Gurr
Supporting Formal Reasoning for Safety Critical Systems August 1994.
HCRC/RP-60: Jasper Taylor
Using Hierarchical Autoepistemic Logic to Model Beliefs in Dialogue November 1994.
HCRC/RP-61: Keith Stenning, Robert Inder and Irene Neilson
Applying semantic concepts to analysing media and modalities December 1994.
HCRC/RP-62: Francis Corblin
Multiple negation processing November 1994.
HCRC/RP-64: Robert Inder and Jon Oberlander
Applying Discourse Theory to aid Hypertext Navigation December 1994.


HCRC/RP-1: Matthew W. Crocker
Principle-Based Sentence Processing: A Cross Linguistic Account. March 1990
HCRC/RP-2: Robin Cooper
Information in the Early Stages of Language Acquisition. April 1990
HCRC/RP-3: Jon Oberlander and Peter Dayan
Altered States and Virtual Beliefs April 1990.
HCRC/RP-4: Jerry Seligman
Perspectives in Situation Theory. April 1990
HCRC/RP-5: Judy Delin
Accounting for Cleft Constructions in Discourse: A Multi-Layered Approach. April 1990
HCRC/RP-6: Keith Stenning
Modelling Memory for Models. May 1990
HCRC/RP-7: Alex Lascarides
The Progressive and the Imperfective Paradox June 1990.
HCRC/RP-8: Alex Lascarides
Knowledge, Causality and Temporal Representation June 1990.
HCRC/RP-9: Keith Stenning
What are We to Make of Computers, and Computers to Make of Us?\\ Reflections on Winograd and Flores' Understanding Computers and Cognition. August 1990
HCRC/RP-10: Matthew W. Crocker
Incrementality and Modularity in a Principle-Based Model of Sentence Processing. September 1990
HCRC/TR-11: E. A. Boyle
User's Guide to the HCRC Dialogue Database. September 1990.
HCRC/RP-12: HCRC Research Overview 1990
Overview of research carried out up to 1990. November 1990
HCRC/RP-13: Robin Cooper
Three Lectures on Situation Theoretic Grammar. November 1990
HCRC/RP-14: Judith Ramsey \& Keith Oatley
Designing Minimal Models from Scratch. November 1990
HCRC/RP-15: Keith Stenning
Distinguishing Conceptual and Empirical Issues about Mental Models. February 1991
HCRC/RP-16: Alex Lascarides and Nicholas Asher
Discourse Relations and Common Sense Entailment February 1991.
HCRC/RP-17: Jerry Seligman
Physical Situations and Information Flow. March 1991
HCRC/RP-18: Chris Brew
Systemic Classification and its Efficiency. March 1991
HCRC/RP-19: Keith Stenning and Jon Oberlander
Reasoning with Words, Pictures and Calculi: computation versus justification. April 1991
HCRC/RP-20: Keith Stenning and Jon Oberlander
A Cognitive Theory of Graphical and Linguistic Reasoning: Logic and Implementation March 1992.
HCRC/RP-22: Rosemary J. Stevenson, Rosalind A. Crawley, David Kleinman
Semantic Constraints on the Comprehension of Definite References. September 1991
HCRC/RP-23: A J Sanford \& L M Moxey
Notes on Plural Reference and the Scenario-Mapping Principle in Comprehension. October 1991
HCRC/RP-24: Robin Cooper
A Working Person's Guide to Situation Theory. October 1991
HCRC/RP-25: Anne H. Anderson and Elizabeth H. Boyle
Forms of Introduction in Dialogues: Their Discourse Contexts and Communicative Goals. December 1991
HCRC/RP-26: Keith Stenning, Alexander W.R. Nelson, Mukesh J. Patel, Joe Levy, Martin Gemell
Three Experiments Investigating Reference Change in Simple Descriptions. December 1991
HCRC/RP-27: Anne H. Anderson, Aileen Clark and James Mullin
Communication Skills in Children: Learning how to Make Language Work in Dialogue. March 1992
HCRC/RP-28: Keith Stenning and Mike Oaksford
Rational Reasoning and Human Implementations of Logic. March 1992
HCRC/RP-29: Anne H. Anderson, Miles Bader, Ellen Gurman Bard, Elizabeth Boyle, Gwyneth Docherty, Simon Garrod, Stephen Isard, Jacqueline Kowtko, Jan McAllister, Jim Miller, Catherine Sotillo, Henry Thompson and Regina Weinert
The HCRC Map Task Corpus. March 1992
HCRC/RP-30: Fairouz Kamareddine and Ewan Klein
Nominalization, Predication and Type Containment. May 1992
HCRC/RP-31: Jacqueline C. Kowtko, Stephen D. Isard and Gwyneth M. Doherty
Conversational Games Within Dialogue June 1992.
HCRC/RP-32: Workshop on Computational Semantics
Report on a workshop held 5th-8th March, 1992. July 1992
HCRC/RP-33: Patrick Blackburn
Structures, Languages and Translations: the Structural Approach to Feature Logic. August 1992
HCRC/RP-34: Matthew Walter Crocker
A Logical Model of Competence and Performance in the Human Sentence Processor September 1992.
HCRC/RP-35: Richard C Shillcock and Ellen Gurman Bard
Modularity and the processing of closed-class words. September 1992
HCRC/RP-36: Ellen Gurman Bard and Richard C Shillcock
Competitor Effects during Lexical Access: Chasing Zipf's Tail. September 1992
HCRC/RP-37: Jonathan Ginzburg
Propositional and Non-Propositional Attitudes. October 1992
HCRC/RP-38: Jon Barwise and Robin Cooper
Extended Kamp Notation A Graphical Notation for Situation Theory. November 1992
HCRC/RP-39: Alistair Knott and Robert Dale
Using Linguistic Phenomena to Motivate a Set of Rhetorical Relations December 1992.
HCRC/RP-40: Jim Miller and Regina Weinert
The Function of LIKE in Dialogue. January 1993
HCRC/RP-41: Regina Weinert and Jim Miller
Cleft constructions in spoken language. February 1993
HCRC/RP-42: Robin Cooper
A note on the relationship between linguistic theory and linguistic engineering. February 1993
HCRC/RP-43: Jean Carletta, Richard Caley and Stephen Isard
A System Architecture for Simulating Time-Constrained Language Production February 1993.
HCRC/RP-44: Enric Vallduvi
Information packaging: A survey August 1993.
HCRC/RP-45: J. A. Taylor
An ATMS-based Belief Model for Dialogue Simultation October 1993.
HCRC/RP-46: Jonathan Ginzburg
Resolving Questions October 1993.
HCRC/TR-47: Jean Carletta, Richard Caley and Stephen Isard
A Collection of Self-Repairs from the Map Task Corpus November 1993.

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