Downloadable Papers

The following papers can be downloaded:


    To Appear
  • Sag, Ivan A. ms. Rules and Exceptions in the English Auxiliary System. Revised version to appear in Journal of Linguistics (Temporarily Unavailable)
  • Hofmeister, Philip, Laura Staum Casasanto, and Ivan A. Sag. In press. Islands in the Grammar? Standards of Evidence. In Jon Sprouse and Norbert Hornstein (Eds.), Experimental Syntax and the Islands Debate. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (.pdf file)
  • Blevins, James P., and Ivan A. Sag. Phrase Structure Grammar. To appear in Marcel Den Dikken (Ed.) The Cambridge Handbook of Generative Syntax. Cambridge: CUP. (.pdf file)

  • 2012
  • Boas, Hans C., and Ivan A. Sag (Eds.) 2012. Sign-Based Construction Grammar. Stanford: CSLI Publications. [Distributed by U. of Chicago Press]
  • Sag, Ivan A., Hans C. Boas, and Paul Kay. Introducing Sign-Based Construction Grammar. In Boas and Sag (eds.) 2012, pp. 1-30. (.pdf file)
  • Sag, Ivan A. Sign-Based Construction Grammar: An informal synopsis. In Boas and Sag (eds.) 2012, pp. 69-202. (.pdf file)
  • Kay, Paul, and Ivan A. Sag. Cleaning up the Big Mess: Discontinuous dependencies and complex determiners. In Boas and Sag (eds.) 2012, pp. 229-256. Final Version (July, 2012). (.pdf file)
  • Hofmeister, Philip, Laura Staum Casasanto, and Ivan A. Sag. How do Indivudal Cognitive Differences Relate to Acceptability Judgments? A reply to Sprouse, Wagers, & Phillips. Language, 88(2), 390-400. (.pdf)
  • Hofmeister, Philip, Laura Staum Casasanto, and Ivan A. Sag. Misapplying Working Memory Tests: A reductio ad absurdum. Language, 88(2), 408-409. (.pdf)

  • 2011
  • Hofmeister, Philip, T. Florian Jaeger, Inbal Arnon, Ivan A. Sag, and Neal Snider. 2011. The source ambiguity problem: distinguishing the effects of grammar and processing on acceptability judgments. Language and Cognitive Processes. (.pdf file)
  • Sag, Ivan A., and Joanna Nykiel. 2011. Remarks on Sluicing. Proceedings of the HPSG11 Conference, University of Washington, Stefan Mueller (Editor). CSLI Publications, (available at .pdf file)
  • Sag, Ivan A. and Thomas Wasow. 2011. Performance-Compatible Competence Grammar. In Robert Borsley and Kersti Borjars, eds. Non-Transformational Syntax: Formal and Explicit Models of Grammar. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell. (.pdf file)

  • 2010
  • Sag, Ivan A. 2010. English Filler-Gap Constructions. Language, Volume 86.3: 486-545. (.pdf file)
  • Laura Staum Casasanto, Philip Hofmeister, and Ivan A. Sag. 2010. Understanding Acceptability Judgments: Additivity and working memory effects. In S. Ohlsson and R. Catrambone (Eds.), Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. (.pdf file)
  • Sag, Ivan A. 2010. Feature Geometry and Predictions of Locality. In Greville Corbett and Anna Kibort (Eds.), Proceedings of the Workshop on Features. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Pp. 236-271 (available from the author).
  • Hofmeister, Philip, and Ivan A. Sag. 2010. Cognitive Constraints and Island Effects. Language, Volume 86.2: 366-415. (.pdf file)

  • 2009
  • Kay, Paul, and Ivan A. Sag. 2009. How Hard a Problem Would This Be to Solve? Proceedings of the HPSG09 Conference. Goettingen University. Stefan Mueller (Editor). CSLI Publications, to be available at http://csli-publications.stanford.edu/HPSG/10/ Final version available HERE.
  • Sag, Ivan A., Philip Hofmeister, and Neal Snider. Processing Complexity in Subjacency Violations: The Complex Noun Phrase Constraint. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society, Vol. 43, No. 1 (2007). Chicago: CLS. Pp. 215-229. (.pdf file).

  • 2008
  • Sag, Ivan A., and Dan Flickinger. Generating Questions with Deep Reversible Grammars. Proceedings of the Workshop on the Question Generation Shared Task and Evaluation Challenge. Arlington, VA: NSF (.pdf file).
  • Staum, Laura, Richard Futrell, and Ivan A. Sag. 2008. Non-repeated extra complementizers increase syntactic predictability Poster presented at AMLAP 2008, Cambridge, U.K. (.pdf file)
  • Kim, Jongbok, and Ivan A. Sag. Variations in English Object Extraposition. Proceedings of the 41st Regional Meeting of the Chicago Linguistics Society, Vol. 41, No. 1. Pp. 251-265. (.pdf file)
  • Staum, Laura, and Ivan A. Sag. 2008. The Advantage of the Ungrammatical. Proceedings of the 30th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, July 2008, Washington, D.C. (.pdf file)
  • Staum, Laura, and Ivan A. Sag. 2008. Antilocality in Ungrammaticality: Nonlocal grammaticality violations are easier to process. Poster presented at CUNY 2008, UNC, Chapel Hill, NC. (powerpoint file)

  • 2007
  • Hofmeister, Philip, T. Florian Jaeger, Ivan A. Sag, Inbal Arnon, and Neal Snider. Locality and Accessibility in Wh-Questions. In Roots: Linguistics in Search of its Evidential Base, ed. by Sam Featherston and Wolfgang Sternefeld. Pp. 185-206. Berlin: de Gruyter. (.pdf file).
  • Sag, Ivan A. Remarks on Locality. Proceedings of the HPSG07 Conference, Stanford University, Stefan Mueller (Editor). CSLI Publications, (available at http://csli-publications.stanford.edu/HPSG/8/toc.shtml)
  • Arnon, Inbal, Neal Snider, Philip Hofmeister, T. Florian Jaeger, and Ivan A. Sag. Cross-Linguistic Variation in a Processing Account: The Case of Multiple Wh-Questions. To appear in the proceedings of BLS 32. (.pdf file).
  • Staum, Laura, and Ivan A. Sag. Multiple That: A strategy for reducing integration costs. Poster presented at CUNY 2007, La Jolla, CA. (.pdf file)
  • Hofmeister, Philip, Ivan A. Sag, Neal Snider, and Perry Rosenstein. Controlling Processing Factors in the Study of Subjacency. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the LSA, Anaheim, CA. (.pdf of slides)

  • 2006
  • Tily, Harry, and Ivan A. Sag. A Unified Analysis of French Causatives. Proceedings of the HPSG06 Conference, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia (held in Varna), Stefan Mueller (Editor). CSLI Publications, (.pdf )
  • Baldwin, Timothy, John Beavers, Leonoor van der Beek, Francis Bond, Dan Flickinger and Ivan A. Sag. In Search of a Systematic Treatment of Determinerless PPs. In Patrick Saint-Dizier (Ed.) The Syntax and Semantics of Prepositions. Springer Verlag. (.pdf file)
  • Copestake, Ann, Dan Flickinger, Carl Pollard, and Ivan A. Sag. Minimal Recursion Semantics: an Introduction. Research on Language and Computation 3.4: 281--332. (.pdf file).

  • 2005
  • Arnon, Inbal, Bruno Estigarribia, Philip Hofmeister, T. Florian Jaeger, Jeanette Pettibone, Ivan A. Sag, and Neal Snider. Rethinking Superiority effects: A processing model. Poster presented at the CUNY Sentence Processing Conference, University of Arizona. (.ppt file) (.pdf file)
  • Arnon, Inbal, Bruno Estigarribia, Philip Hofmeister, T. Florian Jaeger, Jeanette Pettibone, Ivan A. Sag, and Neal Snider. Long-distance dependencies without island constraints. Poster presented at HOWL 3: Hopkins Workshop on Language. Johns Hopkins University. (.pdf file)
  • Kim, Jongbok, and Ivan A. Sag. English Object Extraposition: A Constraint-Based Approach. Proceedings of the HPSG05 Conference, University of Lisbon, Stefan Mueller (Editor). CSLI Publications, Pp. 192--212. (available at http://csli-publications.stanford.edu/HPSG/6/)
  • Sag, Ivan A. Adverb Extraction and Coordination: A Reply to Levine. Proceedings of the HPSG05 Conference, University of Lisbon, Stefan Mueller (Editor). CSLI Publications, Pp. 322--342. (available at http://csli-publications.stanford.edu/HPSG/6/

  • 2004
  • Beavers, John, and Ivan A. Sag. Coordinate Ellipsis and Apparent Non-Constituent Coordination. Proceedings of the HPSG04 Conference, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Stefan Mueller (Editor). CSLI Publications, (available at http://csli-publications.stanford.edu/HPSG/5/
  • Bender, Emily M., Dan Flickinger, Jeff Good and Ivan A. Sag. 2004. Montage: Leveraging Advances in Grammar Engineering, Linguistic Ontologies, and Mark-up for the Documentation of Underdescribed Languages. Proceedings of the Workshop on First Steps for Language Documentation of Minority Languages: Computational Linguistic Tools for Morphology, Lexicon and Corpus Compilation, LREC 2004, Lisbon, Portugal. (.pdf file)
    2003
  • Baldwin, Timothy, John Beavers, Leonoor van der Beek, Francis Bond, Dan Flickinger and Ivan A. Sag. In Search of a Systematic Treatment of Determinerless PPs, In Proceedings of the ACL-SIGSEM Workshop on the Linguistic Dimensions of Prepositions and their Use in Computational Linguistics Formalisms and Applications, Toulouse, France, Pp. 145-56. (.pdf file)
  • Levine, Robert D., and Ivan A. Sag. 2003. Some Empirical Issues in the Grammar of Extraction. Proceedings of the HPSG03 Conference. Michigan State University, East Lansing, Stefan Mueller (Editor). CSLI Publications, available at http://csli-publications.stanford.edu/HPSG/4/
  • Levine, Robert D., and Ivan A. Sag. WH-Nonmovement. 2003. Gengo Kenkyu. (.ps file) (.pdf file)
  • Marcus, Gary, Athena Vouloumanos, and Ivan A. Sag. Does Broca's Play by the Rules? Nature Neuroscience Vol. 6, No. 7: 652-653. (.pdf file)
  • Sag, Ivan A. 2003. Coordination and Underspecification In Jongbok Kim and Stephen Wechsler, eds., Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar, Kyung-Hee University, Seoul. Stanford: CSLI Publications. Available at: http://cslipublications.stanford.edu/HPSG/3/hpsg02.htm
  • Sag, Ivan A., Thomas Wasow, and Emily M. Bender. 2003. Syntactic Theory: A formal introduction, Second Edition. Stanford: CSLI Publications [distributed by University of Chicago Press]. (information ).
  • Bender, Emily M., Ivan A. Sag, and Thomas Wasow. 2003. Syntactic Theory: A formal introduction, Second Edition: Instructor's Manual. Stanford: CSLI Publications. Available electronically at: http://hpsg.stanford.edu/book.
    2002
  • Copestake, Ann, Fabre Lambeau, Aline Villavicencio, Francis Bond, Timothy Baldwin, Ivan A. Sag, and Dan Flickinger. Multiword expressions: linguistic precision and reusability. Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation. (.ps file) (.pdf file)
  • De Swart, Henriette, and Ivan A. Sag. 2002. Negation and Negative Concord in French. Linguistics and Philosophy 25: 373-417. ( .ps file) ( .pdf file)
  • Kim, Jong-Bok, and Ivan A. Sag. 2002. Negation without Head Movement. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 20.2: 339-412. ( .ps file) ( .pdf file)
    2001
  • Sag, Ivan A., Timothy Baldwin, Francis Bond, Ann Copestake and Dan Flickinger. 2001. Multiword Expressions: A Pain in the Neck for NLP. LinGO Working Paper No. 2001-03. In Alexander Gelbukh, ed., (2002) Proceedings of CICLING-2002. Springer. ( .ps.gz) ( .pdf).
  • Ginzburg, Jonathan, Ivan A. Sag, and Matthew Purver. 2001. Integrating Conversational Move Types in the Grammar of Conversation. In P.Kuehnlein, Hannes Reiser and Henk Zeevat, eds., Proceedings of Bidialog, the 5th Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue, Bielefeld .
  • Bouma, Gosse, Rob Malouf, and Ivan A. Sag. 2001. Satisfying Constraints on Extraction and Adjunction. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 19.1: 1-65.
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    2000
  • Ginzburg, Jonathan and Ivan A. Sag. 2000. Interrogative Investigations: the form, meaning and use of English interrogative constructions Some excerpts are downloadable HERE. Several reviews of this book are available HERE.
  • Bender, Emily, and Ivan A. Sag. 2000. Incorporating Contracted Auxiliaries in English. In Ronnie Cann, Claire Grover, and Philip Miller, eds., Grammatical Interfaces in HPSG Stanford: CSLI Publications. (.ps file) (.pdf file)
  • Sag, Ivan A. 2000. Another Argument Against Wh-Trace. Jorge Hankamer Webfest.
    1999
  • Manning, Christopher, Ivan A. Sag, and Masayo Iida. 1999. The Lexical Integrity of Japanese Causatives (.pdf). In Robert Levine and Georgia Green, eds., Readings in Modern Phrase Structure Grammar. Cambridge University Press.
  • Donohue, Cathryn and Ivan A. Sag. 1999. Domains in Warlpiri. Paper presented at HPSG-99 -- University of Edinburgh. Now undergoing revision (IAS, July 1, 2004)
  • Manning, Christopher, and Ivan A. Sag. 1999. Dissociations between Argument Structure and Grammatical Relations. In A. Kathol, J.-P. Koenig, and G. Webelhuth (Eds.), Lexical and Constructional Aspects of Linguistic Explanation. Stanford: CSLI Publications. ( .pdf file)
  • Sag, Ivan A., and Thomas Wasow. 1999. Syntactic Theory: A formal introduction. Stanford: CSLI Publications [rendered obsolete by Sag, Wasow and Bender 2003].
    1998
  • Abeillé, Anne, Danièle Godard, Philip Miller and Ivan A. Sag. 1998. French Bounded Dependencies. In Luca Dini and Sergio Balari, eds., Romance in HPSG. Stanford: CSLI Publications.
  • Abeillé, Anne, Danièle Godard, and Ivan A. Sag. 1998. Two Kinds of Composition in French Complex Predicates. In Erhard Hinrichs, Andreas Kathol, and Tsuneko Nakazawa, eds., Complex Predicates in Nonderivational Syntax. New York: Academic Press. ( .ps file) (.pdf file)
  • Manning, Christopher, and Ivan A. Sag. 1998. Argument Structure, Valence, and Binding. Nordic Journal of Linguistics. ( .pdf file)
    1997
  • Miller, Philip, and Ivan A. Sag. 1997. French Clitic Movement without Clitics or Movement. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory. 15: 573--639. ( .ps file ) ( .pdf file )
  • Sag, Ivan A. 1997. English Relative Clause Constructions. Journal of Linguistics . 33.2: 431-484. ( .ps file. .pdf file).
    1995
  • Copestake, Ann, Dan Flickinger, Rob Malouf, Susanne Riehemann, and Ivan A. Sag. Translation Using Minimal Recursion Semantics. In Proceedings of The Sixth International Conference on Theoretical and Methodological Issues in Machine Translation. Leuven. Pp 15--32. (.pdf file).
    1994
  • Sag, Ivan A., and Janet D. Fodor. 1994. Extraction Without Traces. In Proceedings of the Thirteenth Annual Meeting of the West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics. Stanford: CSLI Publications. Pp 365--384. (.pdf file)
  • Nunberg, Geoffrey, Thomas Wasow, and Ivan A. Sag. 1994. Idioms. Language. Vol. 70, No. 3. Pp 491--538. (.pdf file)
  • Pollard, Carl, and Ivan A. Sag. 1994. Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar Chicago: University of Chicago Press and Stanford: CSLI Publications. (at Google books)

  • 1992
  • Pollard, Carl, and Ivan A. Sag. 1992. Anaphors in English and the Scope of Binding Theory. Linguistic Inquiry 23.2: 261--303. (.pdf file)
  • Sag, Ivan A. Taking Performance Seriously. In Carlos Martin-Vide, ed., VII Congreso de Languajes Naturales y Lenguajes Formales. Barcelona. (.pdf file)

  • 1991
  • Sag, Ivan A., and Carl Pollard. 1991. An Integrated Theory of Complement Control. Language 67.1: 63--113. (.pdf file)

  • 1986
  • Sag, Ivan A., Ronald Kaplan, Lauri Karttunen, Martin Kay, Carl Pollard, Stuart Shieber, and Annie Zaenen. 1986. Unification and Grammatical Theory. In Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Meeting of the West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics. Stanford: SLA, CSLI Publications. Pp. 238--254. (.pdf file)

  • 1985
  • Sag, Gerald Gazdar, Thomas Wasow and Steven Weisler. 1985. Coordination and How to Distinguish Categories. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 3: 117--171. (.pdf file)

  • 1982
  • Fodor, Janet D., and Ivan A. Sag. Referential and Quantificational Indefinites. Linguistics and Philosophy 5.3: 355--398. [Reprinted in Javier Gutierrez-Rexach, ed., (2003) Semantics: Critical Concepts. Routledge.] (.pdf file)
  • Gawron, Jean Mark, Jonathan King, John Lamping, Egon Loebner, E. Anne Paulson, Geoffrey K. Pullum, Ivan A. Sag, and Thomas Wasow. Processing English with a Generalized Phrase Structure Grammar. In Proceedings of the Twentieth Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, Toronto, Canada. Pp. 74--81. (.pdf file)

  • 1980
  • Wasow, Thomas, Ivan A. Sag, and Geoffrey Nunberg. 1980. Idioms: An Interim Report. In Preprints of the XIIIth International Congress of Linguists. Nippon Toshi Center, Tokyo, Japan. (.pdf file)

  • 1976
  • Sag, Ivan A. Deletion and logical form. Doctoral dissertation, Dept. of Linguistics, MIT. Published in 1980 by Garland Publishers, NY, NY. (Available as a .pdf file from MIT Libraries HERE)

  
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