Computational Linguistics & Phonetics Computational Linguistics & Phonetics Fachrichtung 4.7 Universitšt des Saarlandes
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Dr. Les Sikos

Psycholinguistics Group
Dept of Language Science and Technology
Saarland University
Building C7.1, Room 1.13
66123 Saarbruecken
Germany

E-mail: sikos@coli.uni-saarland.de


Research Interests


Cognitive and neural mechanisms underlying human language processing, with a focus on how information at various levels of representation are coordinated in real time and under different conditions

Specific Areas of Research

  • Effects of contextual information on online meaning construction
  • Interaction of language and vision in situated language comprehension
  • Information theoretic approaches to pragmatic and conversational inferencing
  • Online processing of metaphorical language
  • Human brain electrophysiology
  • Effects of human-machine interaction on linguistic and cognitive processes

Research Methods

  • Event-related potentials (ERP)
  • Eye-tracking
  • Behavioral measures
  • Crowd-sourcing techniques