Dissertations Tilburg center for Cognition and Communication
78 Jan de Wit ‒ I like the way you move: Robots that gesture, and their potential as second language tutors for children. Supervisors: Emiel Kamer and Paul Vogt, 28 January 2022.
77 Charlotte Out ‒ Does emotion shape language? Studies on the influence of affective state on interactive language production. Supervisors: Emiel Krahmer and Martijn Goudbeek, 16 December 2021.
76 Janneke van der Loo ‒ Mastering the art of academic writing: Comparing the effectiveness of observational learning and learning by doing. Supervisors: Emiel Krahmer and Marije van Amelsvoort, 1 December 2021.
75 Tess van der Zanden ‒ Language use and impression formation: The effects of linguistic cues in online dating profiles. Supervisors: Emiel Krahmer, Maria Mos and Alexander Schouten, 22 October 2021.
74 Julie Han ‒ Chinese tones: Can you listen with your eyes? The influence of visual information on auditory perception of Chinese tones. Supervisors: Marc Swerts, Maria Mos and Martijn Goudbeek, 18 June 2021.
73 Nadine Braun ‒ Affective words and the company they keep: Investigating the interplay of emotion and language. Supervisors: Emiel Kahmer and Martijn Goudbeek, 29 March 2021.
72 Chrissy Cook ‒ Everything you never wanted to know about trolls: An interdisciplinary exploration of the who’s, what’s, and why’s of trolling in online games. Supervisors: Juliette Schaafsma and Marjolijn Antheunis, 22 January 2021.
71 Alain Hong ‒ Women in the lead: Gender, leadership emergence, and negotiation behavior from a social role perspective. Supervisors: Juliette Schaafsma and Per van der Wijst, 3 June 2020.
70 Debby Damen ‒ Taking perspective in communication: Exploring what it takes to change perspectives. Supervisors: Emiel Krahmer, Marije van Amelvoort and Per van der Wijst, 4 November 2020.
69 Véronique Verhagen ‒ Illuminating variation: Individual differences in entrenchment of multi-words units. Supervisors: Ad Backus, Maria Mos and Joost Schilperoord, 10 January 2020.
68 Phoebe Mui ‒ The many faces of smiling: Social and cultural factors in the display and perception of smiles. Supervisors: Marc Swerts and Martijn Goudbeek, 18 December 2019.
67 Ákos Kádár ‒ Learning visually grounded and multilingual representations. Supervisors: Erik Postma, Afra Alishahi and Grzegorz Chrupala, 13 November 2019.
66 Francesco Di Giacomo ‒ Metacasanova: A high-performance meta-compiler for domain-specific languages. Supervisors: Pieter Spronck, Agostino Cortesi and Erik Postma, 19 November 2018.
65 Yu Gu ‒ Automatic emotion recognition from Mandarin speech. Supervisors: Erik Postma, Jaap van den Herik and Hai-Xiang Lin, 28 November 2018.
64 Thiago Castro Ferreira ‒ Advances in natural language generation: Generating varied outputs from semantic inputs.
Supervisors: Emiel Krahmer and Sander Wubben, 19 September 2018.
63 Yan Gu ‒ Chinese hands of time: The effects of language and culture on temporal gestures and spatio-temporal reasoning. Supervisors: Marc Swerts, Marieke Hoetjes and Rein Cozijn, 5 June 2018.
62 Bart Joosten ‒ Detecting social signals with spatiotemporal Gabor filters. Supervisors: Emiel Krahmer and Erik Postma, 29 June 2018.
61 Ingrid Masson Carro ‒ Handmade: On the cognitive origins of gestural representations. Supervisors: Emiel Krahmer and Martijn Goudbeek, 25 June 2018.
60 Nanne van Noord ‒ Learning visual representations of style. Supervisors: Erik Postma and Max Louwerse, 16 May 2018.
59 Lieke van Maastricht ‒ Second language prosody: Intonation and rhythm in production and perception. Supervisors: Emiel Krahmer and Marc Swerts, 9 May 2018.
58 Emmelyn Croes ‒ Meeting face-to-face online: The effects of video-mediated communication on relationship formation. Supervisors: Emiel Krahmer, Marjolijn Antheunis and Alexander Schouten, 28 March 2018.
57 Mariana Serras Pereira ‒ A multimodal approach to children’s deceptive behavior. Supervisors: Marc Swerts and Suleman Shahid, 10 January 2018.
56 Sylvia Huwaë ‒ Different cultures, different selves? Suppression of emotions and reactions to transgressions across cultures. Supervisors: Emiel Krahmer and Juliette Schaafsma, 11 October 2017.
55 Wilma Latuny ‒ The power of facial expressions. Supervisors: Erik Postma and Jaap van den Herik, 29 September 2017.
54 Adel Alhuraibi ‒ From IT-business strategic alignment to performance: A moderated mediation model of social innovation, and enterprise governance of IT. Supervisors: Jaap van den Herik, Bartel Van de Walle and Suresh Ankolekar, 26 September 2017.
53 Shoshannah Tekofsky ‒ You are who you play you are: Modelling player traits from video game behavior. Supervisors: Erik Postma and Pieter Spronck, 19 June 2017.
52 Mohamed Abbadi ‒ Casanova 2: A domain specific language for general game development. Supervisors: Fons Maes, Pieter Spronck, Tino Cortesi and G. Maggiore, 10 March 2017.
51 Adriana Baltaretu ‒ Speaking of landmarks: How visual information influences reference in spatial domais. Supervisors: Fons Maes and Emiel Krahmer, 22 December 2016.
50 Karin van Nispen ‒ What can people with aphasia communicate with their hands? A study of representation techniques in pantomime and co-speech gesture. Supervisors: Emiel Krahmer and Mieke van de Sandt-Koenderman, 19 December 2016.
49 Yevgen Matusevych ‒ Learning constructions from bilingual exposure: Computational studies of Argument structure acquisition. Supervisors: Ad Backus and Afra Alishahi, 19 December 2016.
48 Marten Pijl ‒ Tracking of human motion over time. Supervisors: Emiel Aarts, Max Louwerse and Jan Korst, 14 December 2016.
47 Ruud Mattheij ‒ The eyes have it. Supervisors: Eric Postma, Jaap van den Herik and Pieter Spronck, 5 October 2016.
46 Rick Tillman ‒ Language matters: The influence of language and language use on cognition. Supervisors: Max Louwerse and Erik Postma, 30 June 2016.
45 Annemarie Quispel ‒ Data for all: How professionals and non-professionals in design use and evaluate information visualizations. Supervisors: Fons Maes and Joost Schilperoord, 15 June 2016.
44 Matje van de Camp ‒ A link to the past: Constructing historical social networks from unstructured data. Supervisors: Antal van den Bosch and Eric Postma, 2 March 2016.
43 Hans Westerbeek ‒ Visual realism: Exploring effects on memory, language production, comprehension, and preference. Supervisors: Fons Maes, Marc Swerts and Marije van Amelsvoort, 10 February 2016.
42 Janet Bagorogoza ‒ Knowledge management and high performance: The Uganda financial institutions models for HPO. Supervisors: Jaap van den Herik, André de Waal and Bartel Van de Walle, 24 November 2015.
41 Elisabeth Lubinga ‒ Stop HIV/AIDS. Start talking? The effects of rhetorical figures in health messages on interpersonal discussions among South African adolescents. Supervisors: Fons Maes and Carel Jansen, 16 October 2015.
40 Marieke Hoetjes ‒ Talking hands: Reference in speech, gesture and sign. Supervisors: Emiel Krahmer and Marc Swerts, 7 October 2015
39 Sterling Hutchinson ‒ How symbolic and embodied representations work in concert. Supervisors: Max Louwerse and Erik Postma, 30 June 2015.
38 Mandy Visser ‒ Better use your head: How people learn to signal emotions in social contexts. Supervisors: Marc Swerts and Emiel Krahmer, 10 June 2015.
37 Pauline Meesters ‒ Intelligent blauw: Intelligence-gestuurde politiezorg in gebiedsgebonden eenheden. Supervisors: Jaap van den Herik and Theo de Roos, 1 December 2014.
36 Jasmina Marić ‒ Web communities, immigration and social capital. Supervisors: Jaap van den Herik, Rein Cozijn and Max Spotti, 18 November 2014.
35 Constantijn Kaland ‒ Prosodic marking of semantic contrasts: Do speakers adapt to addressees? Supervisors: Marc Swerts and Emiel Krahmer, 1 October 2014.
34 Peter de Kock ‒ Anticipating criminal behaviour: Using the narrative in crime-related data. Supervisors: Jaap van den Herik, Jan Scholtes and Pieter Spronck, 10 September 2014.
33 Jorrig Vogels ‒ Referential choices in language production: The role of accessibility. Supervisors: Fons Maes and Emiel Krahmer, 23 April 2014 (cum laude).
32 Philip C. Jackson. Jr. ‒ Toward human-level artificial intelligence: Representation and computation of meaning in natural language. Supervisors: Harry Bunt and Walter Daelemans, 22 April 2014.
31 J. Douglas Mastin ‒ Exploring infant engagement, language socialization and vocabulary development: A study of rural and urban communities in Mozambique. Supervisors: Fons Maes and Paul Vogt, 11 October 2013.
30 Ruud Koolen ‒ Need I say more? On overspecification in definite reference. Supervisors: Emiel Krahmer and Marc Swerts, 20 September 2013.
29 Lisanne van Weelden ‒ Metaphor in good shape. Supervisors: Fons Maes and Joost Schilperoord, 28 June 2013.
28 Martijn Balsters ‒ Expression and perception of emotions: The case of depression, sadness and fear. Supervisors: Emiel Krahmer, Marc Swerts and Ad Vingerhoets, 25 June 2013.
27 Jeroen Janssens ‒ Outlier selection and one-class classification. Supervisors: Erik Postma and Jaap van den Herik, 11 June 2013.
26 Sander Wubben ‒ Text-to-text generation by monolingual machine translation. Supervisors: Emiel Krahmer, Antal van den Bosch and Harry Bunt, 5 June 2013.
25 Giel van Lankveld ‒ Quantifying individual player differences. Supervisors: Jaap van den Herik, Arnoud Arntz and Pieter Spronck, 27 February 2013.
24 Agus Gunawan ‒ Information access for SMEs in Indonesia: A study on the business performance of garment manufacturers. Supervisors: Jaap van den Herik, Mohamed Wahdan and Bartel Van de Walle, 19 December 2012.
23 Nancy Pascall ‒ Engendering technology empowering women. Supervisors: Jaap van den Herik and Myriam Diocaretz, 19 November 2012.
22 Thijs Vis ‒ Intelligence, politie en veiligheidsdienst: Verenigbare grootheden? Supervisors: Theo de Roos, Jaap van den Herik and Toine Spapens, 6 June 2012 (in collaboration with the Tilburg School of Law).
21 Suleman Shahid ‒ Fun & Face: Exploring non-verbal expressions of emotion during playful interactions. Supervisors: Emiel Krahmer and Marc Swerts, 25 May 2012.
20 Terry Kakeeto-Aelen ‒ Relationship marketing for SMEs in Uganda. Supervisors: Jan van Dalen, Jaap van den Herik and Bartel Van de Walle, 1 February 2012.
19 Herman Stehouwer ‒ Statistical language models for alternative sequence selection. Supervisors: Antal van den Bosch, Jaap van den Herik and Menno van Zaanen. Tilburg, December 7, 2011.
18 Lisette Mol ‒ Language in the hands. Supervisors: Emiel Krahmer, Fons Maes and Marc Swerts, 7 November 2011 (cum laude).
17 Olga Petukhova ‒ Multidimensional dialogue modelling. Supervisor: Harry Bunt, 1 September 2011.
16 Xiaoyu Mao ‒ Airport under control: Multiagent scheduling for airport ground handling. Supervisors: Jaap van den Herik, Erik Postma, Nico Roos and Alfons Salden, 25 May 2011.
15 Bart Bogaert ‒ Cloud content contention. Supervisors: Jaap van den Herik and Erik Postma, 30 March 2011.
14 Edwin Commandeur ‒ Implicit causality and implicit consequentiality in language comprehension. Supervisors: Leo Noordman, Wietske Vonk and Rein Cozijn, 30 June 2010.
13 Marieke van Erp ‒ Accessing natural history: Discoveries in data cleaning, structuring, and retrieval. Supervisors: Antal van den Bosch and Piroska Lendvai, 30 June 2010.
12 Maria Mos ‒ Complex lexical items. Supervisors: Antal van den Bosch, Anne Vermeer and Ad Backus, 12 May 2010 (in collaboration with the Department of Language and Culture Studies).
11 Sander Bakkes ‒ Rapid adaptation of video game AI. Supervisors: Jaap van den Herik and Pieter Spronck, 3 March 2010.
10 Toine Bogers ‒ Recommender systems for social bookmarking. Supervisor: Antal van den Bosch, 8 December 2009.
9 Igor Berezhnoy ‒ Digital analysis of paintings. Supervisors: Erik Postma and Jaap van den Herik, 7 December 2009.
8 Stephan Raaijmakers ‒ Multinomial language learning: Investigations into the geometry of language. Supervisors: Walter Daelemans and Antal van den Bosch, 1 December 2009.
7 Laurens van der Maaten ‒ Feature extraction from visual data. Supervisors: Erik Postma, Jaap van den Herik and Guus Lange, 23 June 2009 (cum laude).
6 Fritz Reul ‒ New architectures in computer chess. Supervisors: Jaap van den Herik and Jos Uiterwijk, 17 June 2009.
5 Sander Canisius ‒ Structured prediction for natural language processing: A constrained satisfaction approach. Supervisors: Antal van den Bosch and Walter Daelemans, 13 February 2009.
4 Jeroen Geertzen ‒ Dialogue act recognition and prediction: Explorations in computational dialogue modelling. Supervisors: Harry Bunt and Jacques Terken, 11 February 2009.
3 Hans Stol ‒ A framework for evidence-based policy making using IT: A systems approach. Supervisor: Jaap van den Herik, 21 January 2009.
2 Ben Torben-Nielsen ‒ Dendritic morphology: Function shapes structure. Supervisors: Jaap van den Herik, Erik Postma and Karl Tuyls, 3 December 2008.
1 Pashiera Barkhuysen ‒ Audiovisual prosody in interaction. Supervisors: Marc Swerts and Emiel Krahmer, 3 October 2008.