Work in progress

... none at present ...


‘Now that you mention it, I wonder...’: Awareness, Attention, Assumption. PhD dissertation, 2009. [ download, library ]

“Knowing whether A or B” (Maria Aloni, Paul Égré, & Tikitu de Jager). Forthcoming in Synthese; published online September 2009: doi:10.1007/s11229-009-9646-1

“Relevance in cooperation and conflict” (Michael Franke, Tikitu de Jager, & Robert van Rooij). Forthcoming in Journal of Logic and Computation; published online November 2009: doi:10.1093/logcom/exp070

“Now that you mention it: Awareness dynamics in discourse and decisions” (Michael Franke & Tikitu de Jager). ILLC Prepublication ILLC-2008-47. Accepted for publication in the book Language, Games and Evolution, edited by Anton Benz, Christian Ebert, Gerhard Jäger and Robert van Rooij, forthcoming in 2010. [ pdf ]

“The relevance of awareness” (Michael Franke & Tikitu de Jager), Proceedings of the Sixteenth Amsterdam Colloquium, 2007. [ pdf ]

“Quantity implicature and speaker expertise in signalling games”. In Proceedings of the ESSLLI 2007 workshop on Language, Games, and Evolution, 2007. [ Proceedings pdf ]

“Explaining quantity implicatures” (Tikitu de Jager & Robert van Rooij), Proceedings of TARK11: Theoretical Aspects of Rationality and Knowledge, 2007. [ pdf ]

“Evolutionary support for a procedural semantics for generalised quantifiers”, abstract published in The Evolution of Language, A. Cangelosi, A.D.M. Smith & K. Smith, eds, World Scientific, 2006.


I tend to make rather cryptic slides and rely a lot on explaining them, so I don't usually post my slides afterwards. I'm experimenting with making annotated versions (with notes accompanying each slide). Any feedback about how successful this is would be appreciated. I make my slides with LaTeX and beamer, which apparently produces enormous pdfs, so don't try this from a dialup connection.

“‘Now that you mention it…’: Dynamic attention to possibilities”, LeGO, October 2008. [ pdf (3.1M!) ]

“‘Now that you mention it…’: Attending, or not, to possibilities”, NAP-dag, September 2008.

“The Relevance of Awareness” (Franke & De Jager), Amsterdam Colloquium, December 2007.

“Quantity Implicature and Speaker Expertise in Signalling Games” ESSLLI 2007 workshop on Language, Games, and Evolution, August 2007.

“Explaining Quantity Implicatures” (De Jager & Van Rooij), TARK11: Theoretical Aspects of Rationality and Knowledge (poster presentation), June 2007.

“Pragmatic Enrichment through Signalling Games”, PALMYR-5, June 2007.

“Quantity Implicature in BiOT”, ZAS BiOT workshop, May 2007.

“Evolutionary game theory and dynamic stability notions of equilibrium”, GloRiClass seminar, October 2006.

“Monotonicity and the Semantics/Pragmatics Distinction”, Pragmatics Colloquium, Universität Bielefeld, May 2006

“Evolutionary support for a procedural semantics for generalised quantifiers”, 6th International Conference on the Evolution of Language (EvoLang6), April 2006

“Evolutionary Models and Pragmatics: Happy Playmates?”, 7th Szklarska Poreba Workshop (Szklarska7), March 2006.

“Why Isn't Pragmatics Semanticised?”, Games and Decisions in Pragmatics II (GDPII), January 2006.