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Christian Ebert is a computational and theoretical linguist and works on the interaction of presuppositions and information structure. He proposes that a procedural explanation along the lines of the mental simulation view of language comprehension is a promising approach. With Cornelia Ebert (née Endriss) He collaborates on different topics (for instance conditionals and topicality). Recently they proposed that various observations concerning demonstratives and the attributive/referential distinction can be given a unified explanation if one takes the accompanying gesture to contribute non-at-issue information. He is furthermore interested in distributional semantics and attempts to add compositionality to the proposed models. He has implemented some scripts to work with distributional semantic models in MATLAB.

Visit http://www.sfs.uni-tuebingen.de/~cebert/christian.html for his latest CV and Publications.

Contact Information

  • Position Title: Former Visiting Teaching Professor
  • Personal Title: Dr.
  • Location: Department of Linguistics University of Tübingen Wilhelmstraße 19 72074 Tübingen, Germany
  • E-mail address: christian DOT ebert AT uni - tuebingen DOT de
  • Personal Website: http://www.sfs.uni-tuebingen.de/~cebert/index.html