Publications

Please see my full CV here (updated 7/19). 

 

Ongoing Projects: 

Williams, A. (in press). A Morpho-Semantic Account of Weak Definites and Bare Singulars in English. Definiteness Across Languages, Language Science Press, Studies in Linguistic Diversity series.

 

Publications:

Williams, A., Cotterell, R., Wolf-Sonkin, L. , Blasi, D. and Wallach, H. (accepted). Adjective Selection and the Grammatical Gender of Inanimate Nouns: An Information-Theoretic Investigation of Neo-Whorfian Claims. Transactions of the Association for Computational Linguistics (TACL).

Liu, S., Williams, A., Mei, H.,  and Cotterell, R. (2019). The Idiosyncrasies of the Mandarin Chinese Classifier System. Proceedings of the 2019 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL-HLT 2019). [ACL]

[Kann, K., Warstadt, A. Williams, A.]* , Bowman, S. R.  (2019). Verb Argument Structure Alternations in Word and Sentence Embeddings. Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Computation (SCiL).

Conneau, A., Rinott, R., Lample, G.,  Williams, A., Bowman, S.R., Schwenk, H., Stoyanov, V. (2018). XNLI: Cross-lingual Sentence Understanding through Inference. Proceedings of the 2018 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP). [ACL]

Williams, A., Nangia, N., and Bowman, S.R. (2018). A Broad-Coverage Challenge Corpus for Sentence Understanding through Inference. Proceedings of the 2018 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL-HLT). (corpus page) [arxiv][ACL][video]

Williams, A., Drozdov, A., Bowman, S.R. (2018). Do latent tree learning models identify meaningful structure in sentences? in Transactions of the Association for Computational Linguistics (TACL), Vol 6-1. [arxiv][ACL][video]

Nangia, N., Williams, A., Lazaridou, A., Bowman, S.R. (2017). The RepEval 2017 Shared Task: Multi-Genre Natural Language Inference with Sentence Representations, in Proceedings of The Second Workshop on Evaluating Vector Space Representations for NLP (REP-EVAL). [ACL]

Williams, A., Reddigari, S., Pylkkänen, L. (2017).  Early sensitivity of left perisylvian cortex to relationality in nouns and verbs, Neuropsychologia, Volume 100, p. 131-143, ISSN 0028-3932, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2017.04.029. [data]

Williams, A. (2016). The Syntax of the Mandarin Chinese Adpositional Imperfective. In ConSOLE XXIV: Proceedings of the 24th Conference of the Student Organization of Linguistics in Europe (Jan. 2016, York). Leiden: Leiden University Centre for Linguistics. ISSN: 1574-499X.  [pdf]