Book

Andrew Kehler. Coherence, Reference, and the Theory of Grammar, CSLI Publications, 2002. (Available at Amazon.Com)


Journal Articles

Andrew Kehler and Hannah Rohde. A Probabilistic Reconciliation of Coherence-Driven and Centering-Driven Theories of Pronoun Interpretation, Theoretical Linguistics (target article), to appear.

Andrew Kehler and Hannah Rohde. Aspects of a Theory of Pronoun Interpretation, Theoretical Linguistics (response to commentaries), to appear.

Hannah Rohde and Andrew Kehler. Grammatical and Information-Structural Influences on Pronoun Production, Language and Cognitive Processes (Special Issue on Production of Referring Expressions), to appear.

Hannah Rohde, Roger Levy, and Andrew Kehler. Anticipating Explanations in Relative Clause Processing. Cognition 118, pp. 339-358, 2011.

Todd Ferretti, Hannah Rohde, Andrew Kehler, and Melanie Crutchley. Verb Aspect, Event Structure, and Coreferential Processing. Journal of Memory and Language 61, pp. 191-205, 2009.

Andrew Kehler, Laura Kertz, Hannah Rohde, and Jeffrey Elman. Coherence and Coreference Revisited, Journal of Semantics (Special Issue on Processing Meaning), 25:1, pp. 1-44, 2008.

Andrew Kehler. Discourse Topics, Sentence Topics, and Coherence, Theoretical Linguistics 30:2-3, pp. 227--240, 2004. (Comment on ``Discourse Topic'', target article by Nicholas Asher)

Jean Mark Gawron and Andrew Kehler. The Semantics of Respective Readings, Conjunction, and Filler-Gap Dependencies, Linguistics and Philosophy 27:2, pp. 169-207, 2004.

Andrew Kehler. Another Problem for Syntactic (and Semantic) Theories of VP-Ellipsis, Snippets 5, pp. 11-12, January, 2002.

Andrew Kehler, John Bear, and Douglas Appelt. The Need for Accurate Alignment in Natural Language System Evaluation, Computational Linguistics, 27:2, pp. 231-248, 2001.

Andrew Kehler. Coherence and the Resolution of Ellipsis, Linguistics and Philosophy, 23:6, pp. 533-575, 2000.

Andrew Kehler. Current Theories of Centering for Pronoun Interpretation: A Critical Evaluation , Computational Linguistics (Squibs and Discussions), 23:3, 1997.

Andrew Kehler and Stuart Shieber. Anaphoric Dependencies in Ellipsis, Computational Linguistics (Squibs and Discussions), 23:3, 1997.

Mary Dalrymple and Andrew Kehler, On the Constraints Imposed by `Respectively' , Linguistic Inquiry 26:3 (Squibs and Discussion), 1995.

Peter F. Brown, Stanley F. Chen, Stephen A. Della Pietra, Vincent J. Della Pietra, Andrew S. Kehler, Robert L. Mercer. Automatic Speech Recognition in Machine Aided Translation, Computer Speech and Language 8, pp. 177-187, 1994.

Sharon Flank, Aaron Temin, Hatte Blejer, Andrew Kehler, and Sherman Greenstein, Module-Level Testing for Natural Language Understanding, Machine Translation 8, pp. 39-47, 1993.


Book Chapters

Andrew Kehler. Reference in Discourse, to appear in The Handbook of Contemporary Semantic Theory (second edition), edited by Shalom Lappin and Chris Fox, Blackwell.

Andrew Kehler. Cohesion and Coherence. Chapter 74 in Semantics: An International Handbook of Natural Language Meaning, edited by Claudia Maienborn, Klaus von Heusinger, and Paul Portner, pp. 1963--1987, 2012.

Andrew Kehler and Gregory Ward. Referring Expressions and Conversational Implicature, in Drawing the Boundaries of Meaning: Neo-Gricean Studies in Pragmatics and Semantics in Honor of Laurence R. Horn, edited by Betty J. Birner and Gregory Ward. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins, pp. 177-193, 2006.

Andrew Kehler. Rethinking the SMASH Approach to Pronoun Interpretation, in Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Reference Processing, edited by Jeanette Gundel and Nancy Hedberg. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 95-122, 2008.

Gregory Ward and Andrew Kehler. Syntactic Form and Discourse Accessibility, in Anaphora Processing: Linguistic, Cognitive and Computational Modelling, edited by Antonio Branco, Tony McEnery and Ruslan Mitkov, John Benjamins, 2005.

Andrew Kehler. Discourse Coherence, in Handbook of Pragmatics, edited by Laurence R. Horn and Gregory Ward, Basil Blackwell, Oxford, 2004.

Andrew Kehler and Gregory Ward. Constraints on Ellipsis and Event Reference, in Handbook of Pragmatics, edited by Laurence R. Horn and Gregory Ward, Basil Blackwell, Oxford, 2004.

Andrew Kehler. Discourse, in Speech and Language Processing: An Introduction to Natural Language Processing, Computational Linguistics, and Speech Recognition, by Daniel Jurafsky and James H. Martin (contributing writers: Andrew Kehler, Keith Vander Linden, and Nigel Ward), Prentice-Hall, New Jersey, 2000.

Andrew Kehler. Resolving Temporal Relations using Tense Meaning and Discourse Interpretation, in Formalizing the Dynamics of Information, edited by Martina Faller, Stefan Kaufmann, and Marc Pauly, CSLI Publications, Stanford, 2000.

Andrew Kehler and Gregory Ward. On the Semantics and Pragmatics of `Identifier So', in The Semantics/Pragmatics Interface from Different Points of View (Current Research in the Semantics/Pragmatics Interface Series, Volume I), edited by Ken Turner. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 1999.

Andrew Kehler, Mary Dalrymple, John Lamping, and Vijay Saraswat. Resource Sharing in Glue Language Semantics, in Semantics and Syntax in Lexical Functional Grammar, edited by Mary Dalrymple, pp. 191-208, MIT Press, 1999.


Selected Conference Papers

Gary Patterson and Andrew Kehler. Predicting the Presence of Discourse Connectives, to appear in the Proceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP 2013), Seattle, October 18-21, 2013.

Mieko Ueno and Andrew Kehler. The Interpretation of Null and Overt Pronouns in Japanese: Grammatical and Pragmatic Factors, in the Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Portland, August 2010. pp. 2057-2062.

Andrew Kehler and Gregory Ward. Event Reference and Semantic Transparency, in the Proceedings of the 35th Meeting of the Western Conference on Linguistics (WECOL-07), San Diego, CA, 2007.

Andrew Kehler and Daniel Büring. Be Bound or Be Disjoint!, in the Proceedings of the 38th Meeting of the North East Linguistics Society (NELS-38), Ottawa, Canada, 2007.

Hannah Rohde, Andrew Kehler, and Jeffrey L. Elman. Pronoun Interpretation as a Side Effect of Discourse Coherence , in the Proceedings of the 29th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Nashville, Tennessee, 2007.

Hannah Rohde, Andrew Kehler, and Jeffrey L. Elman. Event Structure and Discourse Coherence Biases in Pronoun Interpretation, in the Proceedings of the 28th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Vancouver, Canada, 2006.

Laura Kertz, Andrew Kehler, and Jeffrey L. Elman. Grammatical and Coherence-Based Factors in Pronoun Interpretation, in the Proceedings of the 28th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Vancouver, Canada, 2006.

Andrew Kehler. Coherence-Driven Constraints on the Placement of Accent, in the Proceedings of the 15th Conference on Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT-15), Los Angeles, CA, March 25-27, 2005. (NOTE: This version replaces an earlier version posted on August 12, 2005.)

Andrew Kehler, Douglas Appelt, Lara Taylor, and Aleksandr Simma. The (Non)Utility of Predicate-Argument Frequencies for Pronoun Interpretation, in the Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (HLT/NAACL 2004), Boston, MA, May 2004.

Andrew Kehler, Douglas Appelt, Lara Taylor, and Aleksandr Simma. Competitive Self-Trained Pronoun Interpretation, in the Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (HLT/NAACL 2004), Boston, MA, May 2004.

Jean Mark Gawron and Andrew Kehler. Respective Answers to Coordinated Questions, Proceedings of the 13th Conference on Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT-13), Seattle, WA, May 9-11, 2003. (handout available here)

Jean Mark Gawron and Andrew Kehler. The Semantics of the Adjective 'Respective', in the Proceedings of the 21st West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL 21), Santa Cruz, CA, April 5-7, 2002.

Andrew Kehler. Cognitive Status and Form of Reference in Multimodal Human-Computer Interaction, in the Proceedings of the 17th National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-2000), Austin, Texas, July, 2000.

Andrew Kehler, Probabilistic Coreference in Information Extraction, in the Proceedings of the Second Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP-97), Providence, Rhode Island, August 1997.

Jerry R. Hobbs and Andrew Kehler, A Theory of Parallelism and the Case of VP Ellipsis, in the Proceedings of the 35th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics and 8th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL-97/EACL-97), Madrid, Spain, June 1997.

Andrew Kehler, Coherence and the Coordinate Structure Constraint, in the Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society (BLS 22), Berkeley, CA. (handout available here)

Andrew Kehler, Mary Dalrymple, John Lamping, and Vijay Saraswat, The Semantics of Resource Sharing in Lexical-Functional Grammar, in the Proceedings of the Seventh Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL-95), Dublin, March, 1995.

Andrew Kehler, Common Topics and Coherent Situations: Interpreting Ellipsis in the Context of Discourse Inference, In Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL-94), pp. 50-57, Las Cruces, June, 1994.

Andrew Kehler, Temporal Relations: Reference or Discourse Coherence?, In Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL-94), Student Session, pp. 319-321, Las Cruces, June, 1994.

Andrew Kehler, The Effect of Establishing Coherence in Ellipsis and Anaphora Resolution, in Proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL-93), pp. 62-69, Columbus, June, 1993.

Andrew Kehler, A Discourse Copying Algorithm for Ellipsis and Anaphora Resolution, in Proceedings of the Sixth Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL-93), pp. 203-212, Utrecht, April, 1993.

Hatte Blejer, Sharon Flank and Andrew Kehler, On Representing Governed Prepositions and Handling `Incorrect' and Novel Prepositions, in Proceedings of the 27th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL-89), pp. 110-117, Vancouver, June, 1989.


Conference Presentations (Without Published Paper)

Andrew Kehler and Hannah Rohde. The Effect of Inferred Explanations in a Bayesian Theory of Pronominal Reference, poster presented at the 27th CUNY Sentence Processing Meeting, Columbus, OH, March 2014. Poster available here.

Andrew Kehler and Hannah Rohde. Reconciling Centering-driven and Coherence-driven Accounts of Pronoun Interpretation, presented at the 86th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America (special session in memory of Ellen F. Prince), Portland, January 5-8, 2012.

Andrew Kehler, Emily Hayes, Jess Sullivan, and David Barner. Grammatical and Pragmatic Biases in Children's Pronoun Interpretation, presented at the 86th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America (special session in memory of Ellen F. Prince), Portland, January 5-8, 2012.

Andrew Kehler, Emily Hayes, and David Barner. Pragmatically-Driven Biases in Children's Pronoun Interpretation, poster presented at the CUNY-2011 Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Stanford, March 2011. poster

Mieko Ueno and Andrew Kehler, Implicit Causality Biases in Japanese Pronoun Interpretation, poster presented at the CUNY-2011 Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Stanford, March 2011. poster

Mieko Ueno and Andrew Kehler. Grammatical and Pragmatic Biases in Japanese Pronoun Interpretation, poster presented at the 23rd Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, NYU, March 2010.

Hannah Rohde and Andrew Kehler. The Interaction of Structural and Semantic Biases in Coherence and Coreference, poster presented at the 22nd Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Davis, March 2009.

Hannah Rohde and Andrew Kehler. Grammatical and Coherence-Driven Biases in Pronoun Interpretation, presented at the LSA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, January 2009.

Hannah Rohde and Andrew Kehler. QUD-Driven Expectations in Discourse Interpretation, presented at the LSA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, January 2009.

Hannah Rohde, Roger Levy, and Andrew Kehler. Implicit Causality Biases Influence Relative Clause Attachment, poster presented at the 21st Annual CUNY conference on Human Sentence Processing, Chapel Hill, NC, March, 2008.

Hannah Rohde and Andrew Kehler. The Bidirectional Influence between Coherence Establishment and Pronoun Interpretation, poster presented at the 21st Annual CUNY conference on Human Sentence Processing, Chapel Hill, NC, March, 2008.

Hannah Rohde and Andrew Kehler. Demanding an Explanation: Implicit Causality Biases in Discourse Interpretation, poster presented at the 21st Annual CUNY conference on Human Sentence Processing, Chapel Hill, NC, March, 2008.

Hannah Rohde and Andrew Kehler. Coherence-Driven Expectations in Discourse and Dialog, poster presented at the 21st Annual CUNY conference on Human Sentence Processing, Chapel Hill, NC, March, 2008.

Hannah Rohde, Roger Levy, and Andrew Kehler. Coherence-Driven Effects in Relative Clause Processing, presented at the LSA Annual Meeting, Chicago, January 2008.

Todd Ferretti, Hannah Rohde, Melanie Crutchley, and Andrew Kehler. Verb Aspect, Event Structure, and Pronoun Interpretation: An ERP Investigation, presented at the 48th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Long Beach, CA, November, 2007.

Hannah Rohde, Andrew Kehler, and Jeffrey L. Elman. Where to Next? Pronoun Interpretation as a Side Effect of Discourse Direction, talk presented at the 20th Annual CUNY conference on Human Sentence Processing, San Diego, CA, March, 2007.

Andrew Kehler. Contrastive Topics and Illusory Sloppy Interpretations in VP-Ellipsis, presented at the Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Anaheim, CA, January, 2007.

Hannah Rohde, Andrew Kehler, and Jeffrey L. Elman. Aspectual Effects on Pronoun Interpretation, poster presented at the 19th Annual CUNY conference on Human Sentence Processing, New York, New York, March, 2006.

Hannah Rohde, Andrew Kehler, and Jeffrey L. Elman. Thematic Role and Event Structure Biases in Pronoun Interpretation, presented at the Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Albuquerque, NM, January, 2006.

Gregory Ward and Andrew Kehler. Syntactic Form and Discourse Accessibility, presented at the 4th Discourse Anaphora and Anaphor Resolution Colloquium (DAARC 2002), Estoril, September, 2002. (handout available here)

Jean Mark Gawron and Andrew Kehler. Respective Readings and Gaps, presented at the Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Chicago, January, 2000. (handout available here)

Andrew Kehler, Identifying Temporal Relations from Tense and Coherence, presented at the Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Los Angeles, January, 1999. (handout available here)

Andrew Kehler and Gregory Ward. Identifier `So' and the Information Status of Discourse Referents, presented at the Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Los Angeles, January, 1999. (handout available here)

Andrew Kehler and Gregory Ward, On the Anaphoric Status of `Do So', presented at the Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, New Orleans, January, 1995. (handout available here)

Andrew Kehler and Mary Dalrymple, Antecedents of `Respectively', presented at the Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, New Orleans, January, 1995. (handout available here)

Andrew Kehler, A Discourse Processing Account of Gapping and Causal Implicature, presented at the Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Boston, January, 1994. (handout available here)

Andrew Kehler, The Role of Syntactic Coreference Constraints in Intersentential Pronominal Reference, poster presented at the 6th Annual CUNY conference on Human Sentence Processing, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, March, 1993.

Hatte Blejer, Sharon Flank and Andrew Kehler, The Knowledge Base as a Source of Linguistic Information for Natural Language Processing, presented at the Georgetown University Roundtable on Languages and Linguistics, Georgetown University, March, 1990.

Andrew Kehler, Understanding Verb Nominalizations, presented at the Georgetown University Roundtable on Languages and Linguistics, Georgetown University, March, 1990.

Sherri Condon and Andrew Kehler, An X-bar Account of Noun-Noun Modification, presented at the Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Washington, DC, December, 1989 (paper available through ERIC Document Reproduction Service, No. 321 533).


Selected Workshop Papers

Andrew Kehler. Contrastive Topics and Illusory Sloppy Interpretations in VP-ellipsis, presented at the California Universities Semantics and Pragmatics Workshop (CUSP-3), Stanford University, October 15-16, 2010.

Laura Kertz, Andrew Kehler, and Jeffrey C. Elman. Coherence, Inference, and Pronoun Interpretation, poster presented at the OSU Workshop on Presupposition Accommodation, Columbus, Ohio, October 2006.

Laura Kertz, Andrew Kehler, and Jeffrey C. Elman. Evaluating a Coherence-Based Model of Pronoun Interpretation, in the Proceedings of the 2006 ESSLLI Workshop on Ambiguity in Anaphora, Malaga, Spain, August 2006.

Andrew Kehler, Jean-Claude Martin, Adam Cheyer, Luc Julia, Jerry R. Hobbs, and John Bear. On Representing Salience and Reference in Multimodal Human-Computer Interaction, in Proceedings of the AAAI-98 Workshop on Representations for Multi-modal Human-Computer Interaction, Madison, 1998.

Andrew Kehler. Coherence, Reference, and the Theory of Grammar, presented at the 7th Annual CSLI Workshop on Logic, Language, and Computation, Stanford, May, 1998. (handout available here)

Andrew Kehler. Learning Embedded Discourse Mechanisms for Information Extraction, in the Proceedings of the AAAI Spring Symposium on Applying Machine Learning to Discourse Processing, Stanford, CA, March 1998. -

Paul Martin and Andrew Kehler. SpeechActs: A Testbed for Continuous Speech Applications, in Proceedings of the AAAI Workshop on the Integration of Natural Language and Speech Processing, pp. 65-71, Seattle, July, 1994.

Andrew Kehler, Intrasentential Constraints on Intersentential Anaphora in Centering Theory , in Proceedings of the Workshop on Centering Theory in Naturally Occurring Discourse, University of Pennsylvania, May, 1993.

Sharon Flank, Aaron Temin, Hatte Blejer, Andrew Kehler, and Sherman Greenstein, Module-Level Testing: Lessons Learned, presented at the Natural Language Processing Systems Evaluation Workshop, 28th Annual Conference of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Berkeley, June, 1991.

Andrew Kehler, Hatte R. Blejer and Sharon Flank: On Merging NLP, Database Generation, and IS&R Techniques Towards Text-Based Intelligent Systems, in Proceedings of the AAAI Spring Symposium Series on Text-Based Intelligent Systems, pp. 114-118, Stanford University, March, 1990.


Book Review

Andrew Kehler. Review of Computational and Conversational Discourse (Eduard H. Hovy and Donia R. Scott, eds.), Computational Linguistics, 24:2, 1998.


Patent

Language Translation Apparatus and Method Using Context-Based Translation Models (with Adam Berger, Peter Brown, Stephen Della Pietra, Vincent Della Pietra and Robert Mercer), patent no. 5,510,981, issued April 23, 1996.