Director of Center for Digital Humanities
Visiting Address: Science Park 904, 1098 XH Amsterdam, room C3.115
Postal Address: P.O. Box 94242, 1090 GE Amsterdam, NL
Tel: +31 20 5256086 Mobile: +31 6 30380162 Fax: +31 20 5255206
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R. Bod, 2013. A New History of the Humanities, Oxford University Press, in press.
R. Bod, 2012. Het Einde van de Geesteswetenschappen 1.0. Vossiuspers, Amsterdam University Press.
R. Bod, J. Maat and T. Weststeijn (eds.), 2012.The Making of the Humanities – Vol.II: From Early Modern to Modern Disciplines, AUP
R. Bod, J. Maat and T. Weststeijn (eds.), 2010. The Making of the Humanities – Vol.I: The Humanities in Early Modern Europe, AUP.
R. Bod, J. Hay and S. Jannedy (eds.), 2003. Probabilistic Linguistics. The MIT Press.
R. Bod, R. Scha and K. Sima'an (eds.), 2003. Data-Oriented Parsing. University of Chicago Press.
R. Bod, 1998. Beyond Grammar: An Experience-Based Theory of Language CSLI Publications, Cambridge University Press.
Recently organized events
The Making of the Humanities III: 3rd International Conference on the History of the Humanities, 1-3 November 2012, Rome, Italy.
Workshop Computational Humanities, International Conference on Computational Science 2010, 1st June 2010, Amsterdam.
The Making of the Humanities II: 2nd International Conference on the History of the Humanities, 21-23 October 2010, Amsterdam.
Psychocomputational Models of Human Language Acquisition (PsychoCompLA’09), CogSci 2009, July 29th, Amsterdam.
Symposium on Erudition and Empiricism: The Intertwining of the Humanities and the Sciences in Early Modern Europe, 4-6 July 2008, Oxford.
Recent Articles (click here for my other publications)
Computational Linguistics and Cognition
S. Frank, R. Bod and M. Christiansen, 2012. How Hierarchical is Language Use? Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 297(1747), 4522-4531.
R. Bod and M. Smets, 2012. Empiricist Solutions to Nativist Problems using Tree-Substitution Grammars, Proceedings Cognitive Models of Language Acquisition and Loss, EACL 2012, Avignon, France, pp. 10-18.
F. Battaglia, G. Borensztajn and R. Bod, 2012. Structured cognition and neural systems: from rats to language, Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 36(7), 1626–1639.
A. Zuccala and R. Bod, 2012. Book Reviews as 'Mega-Citations': A Fresh Look At Citation Theory, Proceedings 17th International Conference on Science and Technology Indicators, STI 2012, Montreal
F. Sangati, W. Zuidema and R. Bod, 2010. Efficiently extract recurring tree fragments from large treebanks. Proceedings LREC10.
R. Gayler, S. Levy and R. Bod, 2010. Biologically Inspired? Cognitive Architecture! Proceedings BICA 2010, Washington D.C.
R. Bod, 2009. From Exemplar to Grammar: A Probabilistic Analogy-based Model of Language Learning. Cognitive Science, 33(5), 752-793.
G. Borensztajn, W. Zuidema and R. Bod, 2009. Children’s Grammars Grow More Abstract with Age. Topics in Cognitive Science, 1, 175-188.
R. Bod, 2009. Constructions at Work or at Rest? Cognitive Linguistics, 20(10, 129–134.
R. Bod, 2009. Probabilistic Linguistics. Oxford Handbook of Linguistic Analysis, edited by Bernd Heine and Heiko Narrog (Oxford University Press).
R. Bod, G. Borensztajn and E. Morgan, 2009. Empiricist Solutions to Nativist Puzzles, Proceedings CogSci 2009.
G. Borensztajn, W. Zuidema and R. Bod, 2009. The hierarchical prediction network: towards a neural theory of grammar acquisition. Proceeding CogSci 2009.
F. Sangati, W. Zuidema and R. Bod, 2009. A generative re-ranking model for dependency parsing. Proceedings IWPT 09.
R. Bod, 2007. Is the End of Supervised Parsing in Sight? Proceedings ACL 2007, Prague, 400-407.
R. Bod, 2007. Unsupervised Syntax-Based Machine Translation: The Contribution of Discontiguous Phrases. Proceedings MT Summit 2007, Copenhagen, 51-57.
R. Bod, 2006. An All-Subtrees Approach to Unsupervised Parsing. Proceedings ACL-COLING 2006, Sydney.
R. Bod, 2006. Exemplar-Based Syntax: How to Get Productivity from Examples. The Linguistic Review 23, Special Issue on Exemplar-Based Models in Linguistics.
A. Honingh and R. Bod, 2011. Clustering and classification of music using interval categories, Proceedings MCM 2011, Paris
A. Honingh and R. Bod, 2010. Pitch class set categories as analysis tools for degrees of tonality. Proceedings ISMIR 2010.
A. Honingh and R. Bod, 2006. Convexity and the Well-formedness of Musical Objects. Journal of New Music Research, 34(3), 293-303.
R. Bod, 2002. A Unified Model of Structural Organization in Language and Music. Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research, 17(2002): 289-308.
R. Bod, 2002. Memory-Based Models of Melodic Analysis: Challenging the Gestalt Principles. Journal of New Music Research, 31(1): 27-37.
P. Pauwels and R. Bod, 2012. Including the power of interpretation through a simulation of Peirce's process of inquiry. LLC: The Journal of Digital Scholarship in the Humanities, December 20 issue.
P. Pauwels and R. Bod, 2012. 'Applications for experimenting' or 'reasoning agents' as design decision support tools, Proceedings Design Computation and Cognition, DCC’2012
R. Gayler, S. Levy and R. Bod, 2010. Explanatory Aspirations and the Scandal of Cognitive Neuroscience, Proceedings BICA 2010, Washington D.C.
R. Bod, 2007. Getting Rid of Derivational Redundancy or How to Solve Kuhn's Problem. Minds and Machines, 17(1), 47-66.
R. Bod, 2006. Towards a General Model of Applying Science. International Studies in the Philosophy of Science 20(1), 5-25. Symposium on Applying Science.
Computational Literary Studies
R. Bod, B. Fisseni, A. Kurji, B. Löwe, 2012. Objectivity and reproducibility of Proppian annotations, in: Mark A. Finlayson (ed.), The Third Workshop on Computational Models of Narrative, Cambridge MA 2012, pp. 17-21
R. Bod, B. Físseni, C. León and B. Löwe, 2012. Computational Models of Narrative Structure, Digital Humanities 2012, Hamburg.
R Bod, B. Löwe, S. Saraf, 2011. How much do formal narrative annotations differ? A Proppian case study, in The Computational Turn: Past, Presents, Futures?, pp. 242-245
R. Bod and R. Scha, 1993. Deriving Optimal Network Diagrams by means of Structural Information Theory. In R. Bod et al. (eds.), HCI from a Discourse Perspective, HCRC Edinburgh, 48-60.
R. Scha and R. Bod, 1993. Computational Aesthetics. Informatie en Informatiebeleid, 11(1), 54-63.
History of the Humanities
R. Bod 2012. Topstukken in de Taalwetenschap. Artikel voor de Taalcanon (www.taalcanon.nl), Algemene Vereniging Taalkunde.
R. Bod, 2012. How the Humanities Changed the World. Unione internazionale degli istituti di archeologia, storia e storia dell’arte in Roma, 110-124.
R. Bod, 2012. The Dawn of the Modern Humanities, in R. Bod, J. Maat and T. Weststeijn (eds.), 2012. The Making of the Humanities – Vol. II: From Early Modern to Modern, Amsterdam University Press, pp. 9-19.
R. Bod, 2012. Logic in the history of Chinese humanities. In J. Seligman and F. Liu (eds.), The History of Logic in China, Automatic Press / VIP, New York
R. Bod, 2010. De Vergeten Wetenschappen: Een Geschiedenis van de Humaniora (“The Forgotten Sciences: A History of the Humanities”), Prometheus, 2010.
R. Bod, J. Maat and T. Weststeijn, 2010. The Making of the Humanities – Vol.I: The Humanities in Early Modern Europe, AUP, 2010.