Research Projects

Ongoing projects

To be updated soon.


Recently concluded projects

  •  ESSENCE: Evolution of Shared Semantics in Computational Environments

    Applicant: Dr R.A.M. van Rooij
    Grant: European Commission 7th Framework Programme (link)
    Team members: Dr R.A.M. van Rooij (project leader), J.J. Schlöder (PhD Student), T.B. Brochhagen (PhD Student)
    Duration: 1 November 2013 - 31 October 2017
    Budget: 739441 EUROs
  • Formal analysis of multi-agent learning

    Applicant: Dr N. Gierasimczuk
    Grant: NWO VENI
    Team members: Dr N. Gierasimczuk (Postdoc)
    Duration: 1 January 2014 - 1 January 2017
    Budget: 250000 EUROs
  •  Kant and Wittgenstein on ethics: Rethinking the normative foundations of ethical and legal responsibility

    Applicant: D. Yamali
    Grant: NWO Mozaiek
    Team members: D. Yamali (PhD Student)
    Duration: 1 November 2012 - 1 November 2016
  •  How psychological and social factors influence the evolution of language

    Applicant: Dr M. Franke
    Grant: NWO VENI
    Team members: Dr M. Franke (Postdoc)
    Duration: 1 April 2012 - 1 April 2015
    Budget: 250000 EUROs
  •  Interpreting questions: fine-grained compositional semantics

    Project website:
    Applicant: Dr F. Roelofsen
    Grant: NWO GW VENI
    Team members: Dr F. Roelofsen
    Duration: 1 March 2012 - 29 February 2016
    Budget: 250000 EUROs
  •  Reasoning about quantum interaction

    Project website:
    Applicant: Dr S.J.L. Smets
    Grant: NWO VIDI
    Team members: Dr S.J.L. Smets (project leader), Dr J Sack (Postdoc), Dr K. Kishida (Postdoc until 16-8-2013 ), Dr N. Gierasimczuk (Postdoc until 1-2-2012), J. Bergfeld (PhD Student until 1-10-2014)
    Duration: 1 January 2012 - 31 May 2015
    Budget: 555000 EUROs
  •  The Logical Structure of Correlated Information Change

    Project website:
    Applicant: Dr S.J.L. Smets
    Grant: EU ERC
    Team members: Dr S.J.L. Smets (project leader, Associate Professor), Dr S. Rafiee Rad (postdoc), Dr N. Gierasimczuk (Postdoc until 1-1-2014), P. Galeazzi (PhD Student), Z.L. Christoff (PhD Student)
    Duration: 1 January 2012 - 31 December 2016
    Budget: 1380650 EUROs
  •  Understanding and Misunderstanding: Cognition, Communication and Culture (EuroUnderstanding)

    Applicant: Dr R.A.M. van Rooij
    Grant: NWO GW Eurocores
    Team members: Dr E.O. Wagner (Postdoc), Dr M. Franke (Postdoc until 1-3-2012)
    Duration: 1 November 2011 - 1 November 2014
  •  Computing Implicatures in Incremental Dialogue Processing

    Applicant: Dr R. Fernández Rovira
    Grant: NWO EW Meervoud (link)
    Team members: Dr R. Fernández Rovira (Assistant Professor)
    Duration: 1 October 2011 - 30 September 2015
    Budget: 205000 EUROs
  •  The semantic anatomy of conditional sentences

    Applicant: Dr K. Schulz
    Grant: NWO GW VENI (link)
    Team members: Dr K. Schulz (Assistant Professor)
    Duration: 1 February 2011 - 31 January 2015
    Budget: 241000 EUROs
  •  The Inquisitive Turn. A New Perspective on Semantics, Logic, and Pragmatics

    Project website:
    Applicants: Prof.dr J.A.G. Groenendijk and Dr F. Roelofsen
    Grant: NWO GW NWO VC (link)
    Team members: Dr F. Roelofsen (Postdoc), I.A. Ciardelli (PhD Student), M. Mameni (PhD Student until 15-2-2011), M. Westera (PhD Student), M.J.A.C. Aldewereld (PhD Student until 30-6-2012)
    Duration: 1 June 2010 - 31 October 2014
    Budget: 598657 EUROs