Dingemanse presents the paper with Liesenfeld "From text to talk: Harnessing conversational corpora for humane and diversity-aware language technology". 60th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics 2022. Note: NLP means natural language processing.

Mark Dingemanse (Middelburg, Zeeland, the Netherlands, 1983) is a Dutch linguist and an Africanist. He is an associate professor in Language and Communication at the Centre for Language Studies of Radboud University Nijmegen. Dingemanse obtained a MA degree in African Languages and Cultures at Leiden University in 2006, and a PhD degree in arts in 2011 at Radboud University Nijmegen.[1] He is also a Senior Investigator in the Multimodal Language and Cognition research group at the Nijmegen Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics.[2] Dingemanse performed linguistic fieldwork in eastern Ghana and did comparative research on various languages. He is principal investigator of the research programme Elementary Particles of Conversation, on the small words in everyday language. The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences awarded Dingemans a Heineken Young Scientists Award in 2020.[3][4]


Dingemanse published many scholarly papers, including:[5]


  1. ^ "dr. M. Dingemanse (Mark)". www.ru.nl. Radboud University. Retrieved 6 October 2022.
  2. ^ "Mark Dingemanse". www.mpi.nl. Max Planck Institute. Retrieved 6 October 2022.
  3. ^ "Young researchers receive Heineken Young Scientists Award". www.theheinekencompany.com/newsroom. 29 June 2020. Retrieved 6 October 2022.
  4. ^ "Laureaten Heineken Young Scientists Awards 2022 bekend". www.knaw.nl (in Dutch). Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen (Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences). 12 July 2022. Retrieved 6 October 2022.
  5. ^ "Mark Dingemanse". scholar.google.com. Google Scholar. Retrieved 6 October 2022.
  6. ^ Dingemanse, Mark; Majid, Asifa (2012). "The semantic structure of sensory vocabulary in an African language". escholarship.org. Cognitive Science Society. Retrieved 6 October 2022.
  7. ^ Dingemanse, Mark; Torreira, Francisco; Enfield, N. J. (November 8, 2013). "Is "Huh?" a Universal Word? Conversational Infrastructure and the Convergent Evolution of Linguistic Items". PLOS ONE. 8 (11): e78273. Bibcode:2013PLoSO...878273D. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0078273. PMC 3832628. PMID 24260108. A word like Huh?–used as a repair initiator when, for example, one has not clearly heard what someone just said– is found in roughly the same form and function in spoken languages across the globe.
  8. ^ Dingemanse, Mark; Liesenfeld, Andreas. "From text to talk: Harnessing conversational corpora for humane and diversity-aware language technology" (PDF). aclanthology.org. ACL Anthology Association for Computational Linguistics. Retrieved 6 October 2022.
  9. ^ Heesen, R. (May 2022). "Coordinating social action: A primer for the cross-species investigation of communicative repair". Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 377 (1859). Royal Society. doi:10.1098/rstb.2021.0110. PMC 9310172. PMID 35876201.