2016

Michael Spranger (2016). The Evolution of Grounded Spatial Language. Language Science Press.

Michael Spranger and Jakob Suchan and Mehul Bhatt. Robust Natural Language Processing — Combining Reasoning, Cognitive Semantics, and Construction Grammar for Spatial Language. In IJCAI'16: Proceedings of the 25th international joint conference on Artificial intelligence, Palo Alto, 2016. AAAI Press.

Michael Spranger and Katrien Beuls. Referential Uncertainty and Word Learning in High-dimensional, Continuous Meaning Spaces. In Development and Learning and Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL-Epirob), 2016 Joint IEEE International Conferences on, 2016. IEEE.

Michael Spranger, Sucheendra K Palaniappan and Samik Gosh. Extracting Biological Pathway Models From NLP Event Representations. In Proceedings of the 2016 Workshop on Biomedical Natural Language Processing (BioNLP 2016), 2016. Association for Computational Linguistics.

Luc Steels, Martin Loetzsch and Michael Spranger. A boy named Sue - The semiotic dynamics of naming and identity. In Belgian Journal of Linguistics 30, 2016, 147–169. John Benjamins. [bib|http ]

2015

Michael Spranger. Incremental Grounded Language Learning in Robot-Robot Interactions - Examples from Spatial Language. In Development and Learning and Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL-Epirob), 2015 Joint IEEE International Conferences on, pages 196-201, 2015. IEEE. [ bib | pdf | http ]

Michael Spranger. Procedural Semantics for Autonomous Robots - A Case Study in Locative Spatial Language. In Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2015 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on, pages 4204-4209, 2015. IEEE. [ bib | pdf ]

Michael Spranger and Luc Steels. Co-Acquisition of Syntax and Semantics - An Investigation in Spatial Language. In IJCAI'15: Proceedings of the 24st international joint conference on Artificial intelligence, pages 1909-1905, Palo Alto, 2015. AAAI Press. [ bib | pdf | http ]

Michael Spranger, Sucheendra K Palaniappan and Samik Gosh. Extracting Biological Pathway Models From NLP Event Representations. In Proceedings of the 2015 Workshop on Biomedical Natural Language Processing (BioNLP 2015), pages 42-51, 2015. Association for Computational Linguistics. [ bib | pdf | http ]

Yana Knight, Michael Spranger and Luc Steels. A vector representation of Fluid Construction Grammar using Holographic Reduced Representations. In Proceedings of the EuroAsianPacific Joint Conference on Cognitive Science (EapCogsci 2015), pages 560-565, 2015. [ bib | pdf | http ]

Michael Spranger. Incremental grounded language learning. In Robotics: Science and Systems 2015 Workshop on Model Learning for Human-Robot Communication, 2015.

Michael Spranger and Luc Steels. Ontogenetic Ritualization and The Emergence of Gestural Symbols in Autonomous Robot. In Protolang 4, 2015.

Michael Spranger. Robot models of the cultural evolution of spatial language. In 21st International Symposium on Artificial Life and Robotics (AROB), Beppu, Japan, 2015.

2014

Michael Spranger and Luc Steels. Discovering communication through ontogenetic ritualisation. In Development and Learning and Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL-Epirob), 2014 Joint IEEE International Conferences on, pages 14-19. IEEE, 2014. [ bib | DOI ]

Michael Spranger, Jakob Suchan, Mehul Bhatt, and Manfred Eppe. Grounding dynamic spatial relations for embodied (robot) interaction. In Duc-Nghia Pham and Seong-Bae Park, editors, PRICAI 2014: Trends in Artificial Intelligence, volume 8862 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 958-971. Springer, 2014. [ bib | DOI ]

2013

Michael Spranger. Evolutionary explanations for spatial language-a case study on landmarks. In Pietro Liò, Orazio Miglino, Giuseppe Nicosia, Stefano Nolfi, and Mario Pavone, editors, Advances in Artificial Life, ECAL 2013, volume 12, pages 1999-1205. MIT Press, 2013. [ bib |DOI | pdf | http ]

Michael Spranger. Evolving grounded spatial language strategies. KI - Künstliche Intelligenz, 27(2):97-106, 2013. [ bib | DOI ]

Michael Spranger. Grounded lexicon acquisition - case studies in spatial language. In Development and Learning and Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL-Epirob), 2013 Joint IEEE International Conferences on, pages 1-6. IEEE, 2013. [ bib | http | pdf ]

Michael Spranger. Grounded spatial language - an integrated ai research program. In Workshops at the Twenty-Seventh AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2013. [ bib | http ]

2012

Kateryna Gerasymova, Michael Spranger, and Katrien Beuls. A language strategy for aspect: Encoding aktionsarten through morphology. In L. Steels, editor, Experiments in Cultural Language Evolution, volume 3 of Advances in Interaction Studies, pages 257-276. John Benjamins, 2012. [ bib | DOI ]

Michael Spranger, Martin Loetzsch, and Luc Steels. A Perceptual System for Language Game Experiments. In L. Steels and M. Hild, editors, Language Grounding in Robots, pages 89-110. Springer, 2012. [ bib | DOI ]

Kateryna Gerasymova and Michael Spranger. An experiment in temporal language learning. In L. Steels and M. Hild, editors, Language Grounding in Robots, pages 237-254. Springer, 2012. [ bib | DOI ]

Michael Spranger and Simon Pauw. Dealing with Perceptual Deviation - Vague Semantics for Spatial Language and Quantification. In L. Steels and M. Hild, editors, Language Grounding in Robots, pages 173-192. Springer, 2012. [ bib | DOI ]

Simon Pauw and Michael Spranger. Embodied quantifiers. In Daniel Lassiter and Marija Slavkovik, editors, New Directions in Logic, Language and Computation, volume 7415 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 52-66. Springer, 2012. [ bib | DOI ]

Luc Steels, Michael Spranger, Remi van Trijp, Sebastian Höfer, and Manfred Hild. Emergent action language on real robots. In L. Steels and M. Hild, editors, Language Grounding in Robots, chapter 13, pages 255-276. Springer, 2012. [ bib | DOI ]

Michael Spranger and Luc Steels. Emergent Functional Grammar for Space. In L. Steels, editor, Experiments in Cultural Language Evolution, number 3 in Advances in Interaction Studies, pages 207-232. John Benjamins, 2012. [ bib | DOI ]

Luc Steels and Michael Spranger. Emergent mirror systems for body language. In L. Steels, editor, Experiments in Cultural Language Evolution, number 3 in Advances in Interaction Studies, pages 87-109. John Benjamins, 2012. [ bib | DOI ]

Manfred Hild, Torsten Siedel, Christian Benckendorff, Christian Thiele, and Michael Spranger.Myon, a new humanoid. In L. Steels and M. Hild, editors, Language Grounding in Robots, pages 25-44. Springer, 2012. [ bib | DOI ]

Michael Spranger, Simon Pauw, Martin Loetzsch, and Luc Steels. Open-ended Procedural Semantics. In L. Steels and M. Hild, editors, Language Grounding in Robots, pages 153-172. Springer, 2012. [ bib | DOI ]

Sebastian Hoefer, Michael Spranger, and Manfred Hild. Posture recognition based on slow feature analysis. In L. Steels and M. Hild, editors, Language Grounding in Robots, pages 111-130. Springer, 2012. [ bib | DOI ]

Michael Spranger. Potential stages in the cultural evolution of spatial language. In T. C. Scott-Phillips, M. Tamariz, E. A. Cartmill, and J. Hurford, editors, The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference (EVOLANG9). World Scientific, 2012. [ bib |DOI ]

Michael Spranger and Luc Steels. Synthetic Modeling of Cultural Language Evolution. In L. McCrohon, T. Fujimura, K. Fujita, R. Martin, K. Okanoya, R. Suzuki, and N. Yusa, editors, Five Approaches to Language Evolution - Proceedings of the Workshops of the 9th International Conference on the Evolution of Language. Evolang9 Organizing Committee, 2012. [ bib ]

Michael Spranger. The co-evolution of basic spatial terms and categories. In L. Steels, editor, Experiments in Cultural Language Evolution, number 3 in Advances in Interaction Studies, pages 111-141. John Benjamins, 2012. [ bib | DOI ]

2011

Michael Spranger. Recruitment, Selection and Alignment of Spatial Language Strategies. In T. Lenaerts, M. Giacobini, H. Bersini, P. Bourgine, M. Dorigo, and R. Doursat, editors, Advances in Artificial Life, ECAL 2011: Proceedings of the Eleventh European Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems, pages 771-778. MIT Press, 2011. [ bib |http ]

Michael Spranger and Martin Loetzsch. Syntactic Indeterminacy and Semantic Ambiguity: A Case Study for German Spatial Phrases. In L. Steels, editor, Design Patterns in Fluid Construction Grammar, volume 11 of Constructional Approaches to Language, pages 265-298. John Benjamins, 2011. [ bib | DOI ]

Michael Spranger. The Evolution of Grounded Spatial Language. PhD thesis, Vrije Universiteit Brussels (VUB), Brussels, Belgium, 2011. [ bib ]

2010

Kateryna Gerasymova and Michael Spranger. Acquisition of grammar in autonomous artificial systems. In H. Coelho, R. Studer, and M. Woolridge, editors, Proceedings of the 19th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI-2010), pages 923-928. IOS Press, 2010. [ bib | DOI ]

Simon Pauw and Michael Spranger. Embodied Determiners. In M. Slavkovik, editor, Proceedings of the 15th Student Session of the European Summer School for Logic, Language and Information (ESSLI 2010). University of Copenhagen, 2010. [ bib | pdf | http ]

Michael Spranger, Christian Thiele, and Manfred Hild. Integrating high level cognitive systems with sensorimotor control. Advanced Engineering Informatics, 24(1):76-83, 2010. [ bib |DOI ]

Michael Spranger, Martin Loetzsch, and Simon Pauw. Open-ended Grounded Semantics. In H. Coelho, R. Studer, and M. Woolridge, editors, Proceedings of the 19th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI 2010), volume Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications, pages 929-934. IOS Press, 2010. [ bib | DOI ]

Michael Spranger, Simon Pauw, and Martin Loetzsch. Open-ended semantics co-evolving with spatial language. In A. D. M. Smith, M. Schouwstra, B. de Boer, and K. Smith, editors, The Evolution of Language (Evolang 8), pages 297-304, Singapore, 2010. World Scientific. [ bib |DOI ]

Martin Loetzsch and Michael Spranger. Why robots? In A.D.M. Smith, M. Schouwstra, B. de Boer, and K. Smith, editors, The Evolution of Language (Evolang 8), pages 222-229, Singapore, 2010. World Scientific. [ bib | DOI ]

2009

Michael Spranger, Sebastian Hoefer, and Manfred Hild. Biologically inspired posture recognition and posture change detection for humanoid robots. In Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO), 2009 IEEE International Conference on, pages 562-567. IEEE, 2009. [ bib | DOI ]

Luc Steels and Michael Spranger. How experience of the body shapes language about space. In IJCAI'09: Proceedings of the 21st international joint conference on Artifical intelligence, pages 14-19, San Francisco, 2009. Morgan Kaufmann. [ bib | pdf | http | http ]

Joachim Bleys, Martin Loetzsch, Michael Spranger, and Luc Steels. The Grounded Color Naming Game. In Proceedings of the 18th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (Ro-man 2009), 2009. [ bib | pdf | http ]

Michael Spranger and Martin Loetzsch. The semantics of sit, stand, and lie embodied in robots. In N. A. Taatgen and H. van Rijn, editors, Proceedings of the 31th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (Cogsci09), pages 2546-2552, Austin, TX, 2009. Cognitive Science Society. [ bib | http ]

2008

Michael Spranger, Christian Thiele, and Manfred Hild. A modular architecture for the integration of high and low level cognitive systems of autonomous robots. In M. Huelse and M. Hild, editors, Workshop on Current Software Frameworks in Cognitive Robotics at the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2008. IROS 2008,, 2008. [ bib | http ]

Luc Steels and Michael Spranger. Can body language shape body image? In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. Watson, and M. A. Bedau, editors, Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, pages 577-584. The MIT Press, 2008. [ bib | http ]

Matthias Jüngel, Heinrich Mellmann, and Michael Spranger. Improving vision-based distance measurements using reference objects. In U. Visser, F. Ribeiro, T. Ohashi, and F Dellaert, editors, RoboCup 2007: Robot Soccer World Cup XI, pages 89-100. Springer, 2008. [ bib |DOI | http ]

Luc Steels and Michael Spranger. The robot in the mirror. Connection Science, 20(4):337-358, 2008. [ bib | DOI ]

Heinrich Mellmann, Matthias Jüngel, and Michael Spranger. Using Reference Objects to Improve Vision-Based Bearing Measurements. In Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2008. IROS 2008. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on, pages 3939-3945. IEEE, 2008. [ bib | DOI ]

Michael Spranger. World models for grounded language games. German diplom thesis, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, 2008. [ bib ]

2007

Manfred Hild, Robin Meissner, and Michael Spranger. Humanoid team humboldt team description 2007. In RoboCup 2007: Robot Soccer World Cup XI, Preproceedings, 2007. [ bib |pdf ]

2006

Jan Hoffmann, Michael Spranger, Daniel Göhring, and Matthias Jüngel. Exploiting the unexpected: Negative evidence modeling and proprioceptive motion modeling for improved markov localization. In A. Bredenfeld, A. Jacoff, I. Noda, and Y. Takahashi, editors, RoboCup 2005: Robot Soccer World Cup IX, pages 24-35. Springer, 2006. [ bib | DOI | pdf | http ]

Jan Hoffmann, Michael Spranger, , Daniel Göhring, Matthias Jüngel, and Hans-Dietrich Burkhard. Further studies on the use of negative information in mobile robot localization. In Proceedings 2006 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2006. ICRA 2006, pages 62-67. IEEE, 2006. [ bib | DOI | pdf | http ]

Thomas Röfer, Jörg Brose, Eike Carls, Jan Carstens, Daniel Göhring, Matthias Jüngel, Tim Laue, Tobias Oberlies, Sven Oesau, Max Risler, Michael Spranger, Christian Werner, and Jörg Zimmer. Germanteam 2006: The german national robocup team. In RoboCup 2006: Robot Soccer World Cup X, Preproceedings, 2006. [ bib | pdf | http ]

Manfred Hild, Matthias Jüngel, and Michael Spranger. Humanoid team humboldt team description 2006. In RoboCup 2006: Robot Soccer World Cup X, Preproceedings, 2006. [ bib |pdf | http ]

2005

Thomas Röfer, Ronnie Brunn, Stefan Czarnetzki, Marc Dassler, Matthias Hebbel, Matthias Jüngel, Thorsten Kerkhof, Walter Nistico, Tobias Oberlies, Carsten Rohde, Michael Spranger, and Christine Zarges. Germanteam 2005: The german national robocup team. In RoboCup 2005: Robot Soccer World Cup IX, Preproceedings, 2005. [ bib | pdf ]

Jan Hoffmann, Michael Spranger, Daniel Göhring, and Matthias Jüngel. Making use of what you don't see: Negative information in markov localization. In 2005 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2005. (IROS 2005), pages 2947-2952. IEEE, 2005. [ bib | DOI | pdf | http ]

Jan Hoffmann, Michael Spranger, Daniel Göhring, and Matthias Jüngel. Negative information and proprioception in monte carlo self-localization for a 4-legged robot. In Workshop on Agents in Real-Time and Dynamic Environments at the Nineteenth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2005)., 2005. [ bib | pdf ]

2004

Thomas Röfer, Ronnie Brunn, Ingo Dahm, Matthias Hebbel, Jan Hoffmann, Matthias Jüngel, Tim Laue, Martin Lötzsch, Watler Nistico, and Michael Spranger. GermanTeam 2004: The german national robocup team. In Daniele Nardi, Martin Riedmiller, Claude Sammut, and José Santos-Victor, editors, RoboCup 2004: Robot Soccer World Cup VIII Preproceedings, Lisbon, Portugal, 2004. RoboCup Federation. [ bib | pdf | http ]

Thomas Röfer, Tim Laue, Hans-Dieter Burkhard, Jan Hoffman, Matthias Jüngel, Daniel Göhring, Martin Lötzsch, Uwe Düffert, Michael Spranger, Benjamin Altmeyer, and Viviana et. al Goetzke. GermanTeam-RoboCup 2004 team report. Technical report, GermanTeam, 2004. [ bib | pdf ]