Matthew W. Crocker


Professor of Psycholinguistics
Principal Investigator: Excellence Cluster “Multimodal Computing and Interaction”
Department of Computational Linguistics and Phonetics, Saarland University

Professional activities:

Selected recent publications:

  • Matthew Crocker. Vera Demberg and Elke Teich. Information Density and Linguistic Encoding (IDeaL). Künstliche Intelligenz, 30:77-81, 2016. [link]
  • Pia Knoeferle, Pirita Pyykkönnen-Klauck and Matthew Crocker (eds). Visually Situated Language Comprehension. John Benjamins, 2016.
  • Konstantina Garoufi, Maria Staudte, Alexander Koller and Matthew Crocker. Exploiting listener gaze to improve situated communication in dynamic virtual environments. Cognitive Science, (in press).
  • Judith Koehne and Matthew Crocker. The interplay of cross-situational word learning and sentence-level constraints. Cognitive Science, 39:849-889, 2015. [pdf]
  • Elli Tourtouri, Francesca Delogu and Matthew Crocker (2015). ERP indices of situated reference in visual contexts. In Noelle et al (Eds.), Proceedings of the 37th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 2422-2427). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. [pdf]
  • Maria Staudte, Matthew Crocker, Alexis Heloir and Michael Kipp. The influence of speaker gaze on listener comprehension: Contrasting visual versus intentional accounts. Cognition, 133:317-328,2014. [link]
  • Afra Alishahi, Afsaneh Fazly, Judith Koehne and Matthew Crocker. Sentence-based attentional mechanisms in word learning: evidence from a computational model. Frontiers in Psychology, 3:200, 2012. [pdf]
  • Andrea Weber and Matthew Crocker. On the nature of semantic constraints on lexical access. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 41:195-214, 2012. [pdf]
  • Jan Švantner, Igor Farkaš and Matthew Crocker. Modeling utterance-mediated visual attention during situated comprehension. Neural Network World, 22(2):85-101, 2012. [pdf]
  • Alexander Koller, Konstantina Garoufi, Maria Staudte and Matthew Crocker. Enhancing referential success by tracking hearer gaze. In: Proceedings of the 13th Annual SIGdial Meeting on Discourse and Dialogue, Seoul, Korea, July 2012. (Best Paper Award) [pdf]
  • Maria Staudte and Matthew Crocker. Investigating Joint Attention Mechanisms through Spoken Human-Robot Interaction. Cognition, 120:268-291, 2011. [link]
  • Maria Staudte, Matthew Crocker, Alexis Heloir and Michael Kipp. Speaker gaze affects utterance comprehension beyond visual attention shifts. In: Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Boston, Mass., July 2011. [pdf]
  • Matthew Crocker. Computational Psycholinguistics. In: Lappin, Clark and Fox (eds) The Handbook of Computational Linguistics and Natural Language Processing, Blackwell, UK, 2010. [pdf]
  • Matthew Crocker and Joerg Siekmann (eds). Resource-Adaptive Cognitive Processes. Cognitive Technologies Series. Springer Verlag, Berlin, 2010. [pdf,,]
  • Matthew Crocker, Pia Knoeferle and Marshall Mayberry. Situated Sentence Comprehension: The Coordinated Interplay Account and a Neurobehavioral Model. Brain and Language, 112(3), 2010. [pdf]

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