Fischer, Kerstin, Niebuhr, Oliver, Jensen, Lars C. and Bodenhagen, Leon: Speech Melody Matters – How robots can profit from using charismatic speech. ACM Transactions in Human-Robot Interaction.

Fischer, Kerstin: Why Collaborative Robots Must Be Social (and even Emotional) Actors. Techné: Research in Technology and Philosophy.

Eskildsen, S. W. (in press): L2 constructions and interactional competence: Subordination and coordination in English L2 learning. In: Tyler,A., Huang, L. & Jan, H. (eds.): What is applied cognitive linguistics? Answers from current SLA research. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 63-98.

Eskildsen, S. W. (in press): Constructional or interactional competence? The substance of language and L2 learning from a usage-based perspective. In: Hall, C. & Wicaksono, R. (eds.): Ontologies of English: Reconceptualising the language for learning, teaching, and assessment. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Eskildsen, S. W. (in press): Learning behaviors in the wild: How people achieve L2 learning outside of class. In: Hellermann, J., Eskildsen, S. W., Pekarek Doehler, S., & Piirainen-Marsh, A. (eds): Conversation Analytic Research on Learning-in-Action: The Complex Ecology of Second Language Interaction "in the wild". Dordrecht: Springer. 


Niebuhr, Oliver and Fischer, Kerstin (2019): Do not hesitate! – Unless you do it shortly or nasally: How the phonetics of filled pauses determine their subjective frequency and perceived speaker performance. Proceedings of Interspeech 2019. International Speech Communication Association (ISCA), 544-548.

Fischer, Kerstin, Jung, Malte, Jensen, Lars Christian and Maria aus der Wieschen (2019): Emotional Expression by Robots: When and Why. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, Daegu, Korea.

Eskildsen, S. W.  & Kasper, G. (2019): Interactional usage-based L2 pragmatics: From form-meaning pairings to construction-action relations. In: Taguchi, N. (ed.): Routledge Handbook of SLA and Pragmatics. London & New York: Routledge, Ch. 12.


Eskildsen, S. W. & Markee, N. (2018). L2 talk as social accomplishment. In Alonso Alonso, R. (ed.): Speaking in a L2. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 69-104.

Berger, Stephanie, Niebuhr, Oliver & Fischer, Kerstin (2018): Eliciting extra prominence in read-speech tasks: The effects of different text-highlighting methods on acoustic cues to perceived prominence. In: Proc. 9th International Conference on Speech Prosody 2018, 75-79. DOI: 10.21437/SpeechProsody.2018-15.

Niebuhr, Oliver, Alm, Maria, Schümchen, Nathalie & Fischer, Kerstin (2018): Comparing visualization techniques for learning second language prosody: First results. In: International Journal of Learner Corpus Research 3, 250-277. DOI:

Eskildsen, S. W. (2018): "We're learning a lot of new words": Encountering new L2 vocabulary outside of class. In: The Modern Language Journal 102 (supplement), 46-63.


Kohtz, L. S., & Niebuhr, O. (2017): How long is too long? How pause features after requests affect the perceived willingness of affirmative answers. In: Proceedings of 18th International Interspeech Conference 18, 3792-3796.

Fischer, Kerstin (2017): Cognitive Linguistics and Pragmatics. In: Dancygier, Barbara (ed.): The Cambridge Handbook of Cognitive Linguistics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 330-346. DOI:

Fischer, Kerstin, Niebuhr, Oliver, Novák-Tót, Eszter & Jensen, Lars C. (2017): Strahlt die negative Reputation von Häsitationsmarkern auf ihre Sprecher aus? In: Proceedings of DAGA 2017, Kiel, 1450-1453.

Fischer, Kerstin (2017). The Situatedness of Pragmatic Acts: Explaining a Lamp to a Robot. In: Allan, Keith, Capone, Alessandro & Kecskes, Istvan (eds.): Pragmemes and Theories of Language Use. Perspectives in Pragmatics, Philosophy & Psychology 9. Springer International Publishing Switzerland, 901-910.


Fischer, Kerstin (2016):Robots as Confederates: How Robots Can and Should Support Humanistic Research. In: Proceedings of Robophilosophy 2016, Aarhus, DK.

Jensen, Lars Christian (2016): Using Language Games as a Way to Investigate Interaction Engagement in Human-Robot Interaction. In: Proceedings of Robophilosophy 2016, Aarhus, DK.

Strupka, Eszter, Niebuhr, Oliver & Fischer, Kerstin (2016): Influence of Robot Gender and Speaker Gender on Prosodic Entrainment in HRI. In: Interactive Session at the IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2016), New York City. 

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