Barend Beekhuizen






  • Beekhuizen, Barend, Rens Bod & Arie Verhagen (submitted). Acquiring relational meaning from the situational context. What linguists can learn from analyzing videotaped interaction. link to manuscript


  • Beekhuizen, Barend & Suzanne Stevenson (2016). Modeling developmental and linguistic relativity effects in color term acquisition. In Proceedings of the 38th International Conference of the Cognitive Science Society link to manuscript

  • Beekhuizen, Barend (2016). De zijnsstatus van de afhankelijke V1-constructie in het Nederlands. `The ontological status of the dependent verb-first construction in Dutch’. Nederlandse Taalkunde 21(1): 33-59. link to journal page

  • Beekhuizen, Barend (2016). De taalgebruiker, de betekenis en de afhankelijke V1-constructie. `The language user, the meaning, and the dependent verb-first construction’. Nederlandse Taalkunde 21(1): 81-91. link to journal page


  • Beekhuizen, Barend & Suzanne Stevenson (2015). Perceptual, Conceptual, and Frequency Effects on Error Patterns in English Color Term Acquisition. In The Sixth Workshop on Cognitive Aspects of Computational Language Learning link to manuscript

  • Beekhuizen, Barend & Suzanne Stevenson (2015). Crowdsourcing Elicitation Data for Semantic Typologies. In Proceedings of the 37th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society link to manuscript


  • Beekhuizen, Barend & Rens Bod (2014). Automating Construction Work Data-Oriented Parsing and Constructivist Accounts of Language Acquisition. In: Ronny Boogaart, Timothy Colleman & Gijsbert Rutten (eds.), Constructions all the way everywhere: The extending scope of construction grammar. The Hague: Mouton. link to manuscript

  • Beekhuizen, Barend, Rens Bod & Arie Verhagen (2014). The linking problem is a special case of a general problem none of us has solved. Language (Perspectives) 90(3), e91-e96. link to manuscript

  • Beekhuizen, Barend, Afsaneh Fazly & Suzanne Stevenson (2014). Learning Meaning without Primitives. Typology Predicts Developmental Patterns. In Proceedings of the 36th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society link.

  • Beekhuizen, Barend, Rens Bod, Afsaneh Fazly, Suzanne Stevenson, and Arie Verhagen (2014). A Usage-Based Model of Early Grammatical Development. In Proceedings of the workshop on Cognitive Modeling and Computational Linguistics (CMCL) link.


  • Beekhuizen, Barend, Willem Zuidema & Rens Bod (2013). Three design principles of language. The search for parsimony in redundancy. Language and Speech 56 (3). link

  • Beekhuizen, Barend, Afsaneh Fazly, Aida Nematzadeh & Suzanne Stevenson (2013). Word Learning in the Wild. What Natural Data Can Tell Us. Proceedings of the 35th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. link



  • Karsdorp, Folgert & Barend Beekhuizen (2010). Regelmaat in een regelloos systeem: De Nederlandse superlatief. Voortgang: Jaarboek van de Neerlandistiek 28, 29-50. link to manuscript

  • Beekhuizen, Barend (2010). On abstraction in construction grammar. An exercise in methodology. MA Thesis, Leiden University. link dataset

  • Beekhuizen, Barend (2008, ms.). Afhankelijke V1-constructies in het Nederlands. Een verkenning (Dependent verb-first constructions in Dutch. An exploration). Tutorial paper written during my masters, Leiden University. Stay tuned for more news on the V1-front. link


  • Annotation guidelines for the Block Game project. link