Contributions to International Conferences and Workshops

Tenbrink, Thora. 2016. Verbalizing navigation: Explicit and implicit concepts. 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci 2016).

Tenbrink, Thora and Taylor, Holly A. (2016) How cultural background affects running route descriptions. Spatial Cognition, Philadelphia, USA, August 2-5, 2016.

Tenbrink, Thora. 2015. Cognitive Discourse Analysis. Symposium Celebrating 25 Years of Cognitive Science in Hamburg, September 25, 2015, Hamburg, Germany.

Panagiotou, Elisavet, Galati, Alexia, Tenbrink, Thora, and Avraamides, Marios. 2015. Strategy Selection in Collaborative Spatial Tasks. ESCOP 19th Conference of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology, 17-20 Sep 2015, Cyprus.

Egorova, Ekaterina, Tenbrink, Thora, and Purves, Ross. 2015. Where snow is a landmark: Route direction elements in alpine contexts. Spatial Information Theory: 12th International Conference (COSIT 2015), Santa Fe, October 12-16, 2015. Berlin: Springer.

Tenbrink, Thora. 2014. Cognitive Discourse Analysis for cognitively supportive visualisations. DECISIVe Workshop: Dealing with Cognitive Biases in Visualisations, VIS 2014, Paris, France, 9 November 2014.

Mast, Vivien, Wolter, Diedrich, Klippel, Alexander, Wallgrün, Jan Oliver, and Tenbrink, Thora. 2014. Boundaries and Prototypes in Categorizing Direction. Spatial Cognition 2014, Bremen, Germany, 15-19 September 2014.

Klippel, Alexander, Jan Oliver Wallgrün, Vivien Mast, Thora Tenbrink, and Diedrich Wolter. 2014. The CatFramework for Spatial Semantics. 10th International Symposium of Cognition, Logic and Communication, Perspectives on Spatial Cognition, September 2014, 12-13, University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia.

Tenbrink, Thora. 2014. Cognitive Discourse Analysis for Visual Imagery and Creativity. Workshop Visual Imagery and Creativity, DCC’14: 6th International Conference on Design Computing and Cognition, 21–25 June 2014, UCL London, UK.

Tenbrink, Thora. 2014. Cognitive Discourse Analysis: A Method for Addressing Cognitive Processes and Concepts. 14th European Workshop of Imagery and Cognition (EWIC), 18-20th June 2014.

Tenbrink, Thora. 2014. Cognitive Discourse Analysis: A Method for Addressing Cognitive Processes and Concepts. Cognitive Futures in the Humanities, Durham University, 24-26th April 2014.

Tenbrink, Thora. 2014. Cognitive Discourse Analysis for MPC: analysing verbalised thoughts and communicative practices in MPC related research. MPC research seminar, Bangor University, January 29, 2014.

Gralla, Linn and Thora Tenbrink. 2013. ‘This is a wall’ – Assigning Function to Objects. 35th annual meeting of the Cognitive Science Society: CogSci 2013, Berlin, Germany, July 31 – August 3, 2013.

Schole, Gesa, Thora Tenbrink, Elena Andonova, and Kenny Coventry. 2013. Successful Strategies for Ambiguity Resolution in Dialogue. Proceedings of SemDial 2013 - The 17th Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue (DialDam), Amsterdam, 16-18 December 2013.

Gagnon, S. A., Brunye, T. T., Tenbrink, T., Gopal, N., Gardony, A. L., Holcomb, P. J., & Taylor, H. A. 2012. To err is human: Landmark vs. turn reliance under conditions of route ambiguity. 53rd annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Minneapolis, MN, November 2012.

Gondorf, Carsten, Evelyn Bergmann, and Thora Tenbrink. 2012. Spatial inferences and language use. 4th UK Cognitive Linguistics Conference, 10-12 July 2012, Franklin Wilkins Building, Kings College London.

Gralla, Linn and Thora Tenbrink. 2012. Verbalization of problem solving processes in unaided object assembly. ICCM 11th International Conference on Cognitive Modeling, April 13-15, 2012, Berlin, Germany.

Gralla, Linn, Thora Tenbrink, and Elena Andonova. 2012. Reconstructing mental concepts by analyzing object reference. KogWis 11th Biannual Meeting of the German Cognitive Science Society, Sept. 30-Oct. 3, 2012, Bamberg, Germany.

Gralla, Linn, Thora Tenbrink, Michael Siebers, and Ute Schmid. 2012. Analogical Problem Solving: Insights from Verbal Reports. CogSci 2012 34th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Sapporo, Japan, August 1-4, 2012.

Tenbrink, Thora. 2012. Relevance in spatial navigation and communication. In Cyrill Stachniss, Kerstin Schill, and D. Uttal (Eds.): Spatial Cognition 2012, LNAI 7463, pp. 358–377. Springer, Heidelberg.

Tenbrink, Thora and Olivier Le Guen. 2012. Spatial reference frames in language and gestures. Cognitive Summer Seminar 2012, Oslo, June 10-11, 2012.

Tenbrink, Thora, Anja Jamrozik, and Dedre Gentner. 2012. Spatial meaning and abstract contexts in English as a second language. ESLP Embodied and Situated Language Processing Conference, 28-30 August 2012, Newcastle upon Tyne (UK).

Tenbrink, Thora and Marco Ragni. 2012. Linguistic principles for spatial relational reasoning. In Cyrill Stachniss, Kerstin Schill, and D. Uttal (Eds.): Spatial Cognition 2012, LNAI 7463, pp 279-298. Springer, Heidelberg.

Taylor, Holly A., Thora Tenbrink, and Molly E. Sorrows. 2011. Let’s Go for a Run: Planning Routes to Remember. CogSci 2011 - 33rd annual meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Boston, Massachusetts, July 20 - 23, 2011.

Tenbrink, Thora. 2011. A basic framework for reference frames of space and time in language. Andrea Bender and S. Beller (organizers), Space Symposium at CogSci 2011, Boston, Massachusetts, July 20 - 23, 2011.

Tenbrink, Thora. 2011. Relevanz in Navigation und kommunikativer Stadtbewertung. Interdisziplinaeres Symposion “Bewertung urbaner Raeume”, 2. bis 4. November 2011, Haus der Wissenschaft, Bremen.

Tenbrink, Thora, Evelyn Bergmann, and Lars Konieczny. 2011. Wayfinding and description strategies in an unfamiliar complex building. CogSci 2011 - 33rd annual meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Boston, Massachusetts, July 20-23, 2011.

Tenbrink, Thora, Martin Broesamle, and Christoph Hoelscher. 2011. Flexibility of perspectives in architects’ thinking. Christoph Hoelscher, Mehul Bhatt (eds.), Proceedings of SCAD Spatial Cognition for Architectural Design, November 16-19, 2011, New York, USA.

Tenbrink, Thora and Lucie Salwiczek. 2011. Perspective and imagined embodiment in virtual tunnel navigation. Short presentation at Holly Taylor and Elena Andonova (organizers), Workshop “Perspective and Embodiment” at CogSci 2011, Boston, Massachusetts, July 20-23, 2011.

Cuayáhuitl, Heriberto, Nina Dethlefs, Kai-Florian Richter, Thora Tenbrink, and John Bateman. 2010. A Dialogue System for Indoor Wayfinding Using Text-Based Natural Language. 11th International Conference on Intelligent Text Processing and Computational Linguistics (CICLing), March 21-27, 2010, Iasi, Romania.

Mast, Vivien, Jan Smeddinck, Anna Strotseva, and Thora Tenbrink. 2010. The Impact of Dimensionality on Natural Language Route Directions in Unconstrained Dialogue. 11th SIGdial Meeting on Discourse and Dialogue, Sept. 24-25, 2010, Tokyo, Japan.

Tenbrink, Thora. 2009. Spatial language in cognition and communication. Invited contribution to the FRIAS Language and Space Workshops: “Grammar, space and cognition”, Nov 5-7, 2009.

Tenbrink, Thora and Elena Andonova. 2010. Communicating routes to older and younger addressees. 14th Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue, Poznan, Poland, June 16-18, 2010.

Tenbrink, Thora and Linn Gralla. 2009. Accessing complex cognitive processes via linguistic protocol analysis. In Ute Schmid, Marco Ragni, Markus Knauff (Eds.): Proceedings of the KI 2009 Workshop “Complex Cognition”, Paderborn, Germany, September 15, 2009. Bamberger Beiträge zur Wirtschaftsinformatik und Angewandten Informatik Nr. 82, Bamberg University, October 2009, pp. 1-12. ISSN 0937-3349.

Tenbrink, Thora and Christian Freksa. 2009. Contrast sets in spatial and temporal language. ICSC International Conference on Spatial Cognition, Rome 2009. Cognitive Processing 10:2, 322-324, DOI 10.1007/s10339-009-0309-4.

Thora Tenbrink, Robert J. Ross, Elena Andonova, and Juliana Goschler. 2009. Spatial Granularity and Perspective in Route Descriptions for Humans and Dialogue Systems. Adaptation in Spatial Communication: Workshop held in conjunction with AGILE 2009, June 2, 2009, Hannover, Germany.

Tenbrink, Thora. 2008. CODA: A method for investigating language expressing cognitive processes. Workshop Linguistic methodology: Traditional and new approaches, ISLE 2008, First Triennial Conference of the International Society for the Linguistics of English, Freiburg, 8-11 October 2008.

Andonova, Elena, Thora Tenbrink, and Kenny R. Coventry. 2008. Spatial Description, Function and Context. In B. C. Love, K. McRae, & V. M. Sloutsky (eds.), Proceedings of the 30th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 199-204). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Tenbrink, Thora. 2008. The verbalization of cognitive processes: Thinking-aloud data and retrospective reports. In Wiebke Ramm & C. Fabricius-Hansen (eds.), Linearisation and Segmentation in Discourse. Multidisciplinary Approaches to Discourse 2008 (MAD 08), Feb 20-23 2008, Lysebu, Oslo. Oslo: Dept. of Literature, Area Studies and Europ. Languages, Univ. of Oslo, pp. 125-135. pdf

Tenbrink, Thora. 2008. Wayfinding in an urban environment: A discourse-analytic approach to thinking-aloud data. Space, Interaction, and Discourse, Aalborg, 12.-14.11.2008.

Tenbrink, Thora, Elena Andonova, and Kenny Coventry. 2008. Negotiating spatial relationships in dialogue: The role of the addressee. In Jonathan Ginzburg, Pat Healey & Yo Sato (eds.), Proceedings of LONDIAL - The 12th SEMDIAL workshop, June 2nd - June 4th, 2008, King’s College, London, UK, pp. 201-208, ISSN 1470-5559, London, UK: Queen Mary University.

Tenbrink, Thora, Christoph Hoelscher, and Jan Wiener. 2008. Route instructions at choice points. Spatial Language in Context: Computational and Theoretical Approaches to Situation Specific Meaning. Workshop at the International Conference Spatial Cognition 2008, September 15-19, 2008, Freiburg, Germany.

Wiener, Jan, Thora Tenbrink, Jakob Henschel, and Christoph Hoelscher. 2008. Situated and Prospective Path Planning: Route Choice in an Urban Environment. In B. C. Love, K. McRae, & V. M. Sloutsky (eds.), Proceedings of the 30th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 851-856). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Tenbrink, Thora. 2007. Space, time, and the use of language. Panel The Language of Space and Time at the 10th IPRA International Pragmatics Conference, 8-13 July 2007, Göteborg, Sweden.

Tenbrink, Thora and Shi Hui. 2007. Negotiating spatial goals with a wheelchair. Proceedings of the 8th SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue, Antwerp.

Tenbrink, Thora, Veronika Maiseyenka, and Reinhard Moratz. 2007. Spatial reference in simulated human-robot interaction involving intrinsically oriented objects. Symposium Spatial Reasoning and Communication at AISB’07 Artificial and Ambient Intelligence, April 2nd-5th 2007, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. pdf

Tenbrink, Thora. 2006. Teaching an autonomous wheelchair where things are. In Kerstin Fischer (ed.), Proceedings of the Workshop on ‘How People Talk To Computers Robots And Other Artificial Communication Partners’, April 21-23, 2006, HWK Delmenhorst, Germany, pp. 54-67. SFB/TR8 Report 010-09_2006.

Tenbrink, Thora, Hui Shi, and Kerstin Fischer. 2006. Route instruction dialogues with a robotic wheelchair. Proc. brandial 2006: The 10th Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue. University of Potsdam, Germany; September 11th-13th 2006.

Farrar, Scott, Thora Tenbrink, Robert Ross, and John Bateman. 2005. On the Role of Conceptual & Linguistic Ontologies Spoken Dialogue Systems. Proceedings of the Symposium on Dialogue Modelling and Generation, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 7, 2005. ISBN: 3-921823-30-7

Klippel, Alexander, Thora Tenbrink, and Daniel R. Montello. 2005. Beyond Left, Right, and Straight: How Speakers Disambiguate Route Directions. Australian Linguistic Society Conference 2005, September 28-30, 2005, Melbourne.

Shi, Hui and Thora Tenbrink. 2005. Telling Rolland where to go: HRI dialogues on route navigation. Proc. Workshop on Spatial Language and Dialogue (5th Workshop on Language and Space), October 23-25, 2005, Delmenhorst, Germany.

Tenbrink, Thora. 2005. Identifying objects in English and German: A contrastive linguistic analysis of spatial reference. Proc. Workshop on Spatial Language and Dialogue (5th Workshop on Language and Space), October 23-25, 2005, Delmenhorst, Germany.

Tenbrink, Thora. 2005. Methods for analyzing natural discourse: Investigating spatial language in HRI vs. in a no-feedback web study. Proc. Dagstuhl Seminar 05491: Spatial Cognition: Specialization and Integration, 04.12.05-09.12.05. http://drops.dagstuhl.de/opus/frontdoor.php?source_opus=983

Tenbrink, Thora & Alexander Klippel. 2005. Achieving reference via contrast in route instructions and spatial object identification. Workshop on Reference, 21st Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics, Trondheim, June 1-4, 2005.

Tenbrink, Thora & Andi Winterboer. 2005. Spatial Directionals for Robot Navigation. Thematic Session on Motion Encoding, 21st Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics, Trondheim, June 1-4, 2005.

Tenbrink, Thora. 2004. Kausalitaet in temporalen Konnektoren. Workshop Konnektorensemantik, 26. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft an der Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, 25. - 27. Februar 2004.

Bateman, John, Kerstin Fischer, Reinhard Moratz, Scott Farrar & Thora Tenbrink. 2003. Project I1-OntoSpace: Ontologies for Spatial Communication. Proc. DiaBruck, 7th Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue, Sept. 4th-6th 2003, Wallerfangen.

Bateman, John, Kerstin Fischer & Thora Tenbrink. 2003. Why a static interpretation is not sufficient in spatial communication. Proc. EACL 03 Workshop on Dialogue Systems: interaction, adaptation and styles of management, Budapest, Ungarn, 13-14 April 2003.

Moratz, Reinhard & Thora Tenbrink. 2003. Instruction modes for joint spatial reference between naive users and a mobile robot. Proc. RISSP 2003 IEEE International Conference on Robotics, Intelligent Systems and Signal Processing, Special Session on New Methods in Human Robot Interaction, October 8-13, 2003, Changsha, Hunan, China.

Tenbrink, Thora. 2003. Conveying spatial information in linguistic human-robot interaction. Proc. DiaBruck, 7th Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue, Sept. 4th-6th 2003, Wallerfangen.

Tenbrink, Thora. 2003. Imposing common ground by using temporal connectives: The pragmatics of before and after. 8th International Pragmatics Conference, Toronto, 13-18 July 2003, Panel on “Lexical markers of common grounds”.

Tenbrink, Thora. 2003. Why Should Children Adapt, and When? In: Nordlyd - Tromsoe University Working Papers on Language and Linguistics, ISSN: 1503-8599, Vol. 31, Nr. 3, 2003., Proceedings of SCL 19 - Acquisition, pp. 503-518.

Tenbrink, Thora & Reinhard Moratz. 2003. Group-based Spatial Reference in Linguistic Human-Robot Interaction. Proc. EuroCogSci 2003: The European Cognitive Science Conference, September 10-13, Osnabrueck, Germany.

Moratz, Reinhard & Thora Tenbrink. 2002. Natural Language Instructions for Joint Spatial Reference between Naive Users and a Mobile Robot. Roman 2002 - 11th IEEE International Workshop on Robot and Human Interactive Communication. September 25-27, 2002, Berlin (Germany).

Schilder, Frank & Thora Tenbrink. 2002. The interplay of information structure and the placement of after and before. Workshop on Information Structure in Context, Stuttgart (Germany), November 15-16, 2002.

Schilder, Frank & Thora Tenbrink. 2001. Before and after : sentence-internal and -external discourse relations. Presented at the Workshop From Sentence Processing to Discourse Interpretation: Crossing the Borders. Utrecht (The Netherlands), 2-3 July 2001.

Tenbrink, Thora. 2001. Children can order events in time – why don’t they understand before and after? Poster presented at IK Guenne (Germany), March 2001.

Tenbrink, Thora & Reinhard Moratz. 2001. Group-based spatial reference in human-robot interaction. In T. Arnold and C. Herrmann (eds.), Cognitive Systems and Mechanisms - KogWis 2001, pp. 118f. Leipziger Universitaets-Verlag. Leipzig.

Tenbrink, Thora & Frank Schilder. 2001. (Non)temporal concepts conveyed by before, after, and then in dialogue. In: Proceedings of BIDIALOG 2001, 14-16 June 2001, Bielefeld, pp 228-238.