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Publications

Below is a list of my publications, ordered by publication type. If you have any questions or comments about any of them, please feel free to contact me.

PhD thesis

De Busser, Rik. 2009. Towards a Grammar of Takivatan Bunun: Selected Topics. PhD dissertation at the Research Centre for Linguistic Typology, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia.

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Edited books

Busser, Rik De & Randy J. LaPolla (eds.). 2015. Language Structure and Environment: Social, Cultural, and Natural Factors. (Cognitive Linguistic Studies in Cultural Contexts 6). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

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Articles

De Busser, Rik. 2017. Spatial deixis, textual cohesion, and functional differentiation in Takivatan Bunun. Oceanic Linguistics 56 (1): 89-121.

Busser, Rik De. 2013. Positional and grammatical variations of time words in Takivatan Bunun. Language and Linguistics 14(6): 963-1008.

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De Busser, Rik. 2011. Towards an analysis of argument alignment in Takivatan Bunun. Studies in Language 35 (3): 523-555.

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Moens, Marie-Francine & Rik De Busser. 2002. First steps in building a model for the retrieval of court decisions, International Journal of Human-Computer Studies 57 (5), 429-446.

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De Busser, Rik, Dirk Keymis & Marie-Francine Moens. 2002. Hoe maak ik een digitale wet? Een overzicht van opstelsystemen voor wetgeving (transl.: How to make digital laws. An overview of legislative drafting systems), Tijdschrift voor Wetgeving 7, 219-232.

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Book chapters

Busser, Rik De. 2015. The influence of social, cultural, and natural factors on language structure: An overview. In Rik De Busser & Randy J. LaPolla (eds.), Language Structure and Environment: Social, Cultural, and Natural Factors, 1–28. (Cognitive Linguistic Studies in Cultural Contexts 6). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

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Moens, Marie-Francine, Roxana Angheluta & Rik De Busser. 2003. Summarization of texts found on the World Wide Web. In W. Abramowicz (Ed.), Knowledge-Based Information Retrieval and Filtering from the Web, p. 101-120. Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

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De Busser, Rik. 2003. Automated Legislative Drafting. An Overview. In Marie-Francine Moens (Ed.), Digitale Wetgeving / Digital Legislation, p. 111-132. Brugge: Die Keure.

Conference proceedings

De Busser, Rik. 2015. The role of Bunun deixis in information structure: An initial assessment.Proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Information Structure of Austronesian Languages, 127–140. Tokyo: Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa (ILCAA), Tokyo University of Foreign Studies.

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De Busser, Rik. 2014. Information structure in Takivatan Bunun, topicality and the role of ellipsis. In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Information Structure of Austronesian Languages, p. 139-158. Tokyo: Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies.

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De Busser, Rik. 2013. The influence of Christianity on the Bunun language: A preliminary overview. In Proceedings of the International Workshop on ‘Special Genres’ in and around Indonesia, p. 59-76. Tokyo: Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies.

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De Busser Rik. 2011. 台湾布农语丹社群方言状况 / On the status of Takivatan Bunun, an Austronesian language from Taiwan. In David Bradley (ed.), 母语的消失与存留:第三届中国云南濒危语言遗产保护国际学术研究会论文集 [Extinction and Retention of Mother Tongues in China], p. 129-154. Beijing: 民族出版社 [The Ethnic Publishing House].

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De Busser, Rik. 2009. Doing things together in Takivatan Bunun. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Coordination and Comitativity in Austronesian Languages, p. 249-260. Taipei, 7-8 November 2009. Taipei: Institute of Linguistics, Academia Sinica.

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Mehay, Dennis, Rik De Busser & Marie-Francine Moens. 2006. Labeling generic semantic roles. In H. Bunt, J. Geertzen & E. Thyse (Eds.), Proceedings of the Sixth International Workshop on Computational Semantics (IWCS-6), p. 175-187. Tilburg. Tilburg: Tilburg University.

Moens, Marie-Francine, Roxana Angheluta, Rik De Busser & Patrick Jeuniaux. 2004. Summarizing text at various levels of detail. In Proceedings of the RIAO 2004 - Coupling Approaches, Coupling Media and Coupling Languages for Information Retrieval, p. 597-609. Vaucluse. Vaucluse: University of Avignon.

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Angheluta, Roxana, Marie-Francine Moens & Rik De Busser. 2003. K.U.Leuven summarization system. In Proceedings of the 2003 Document Understanding Conference (DUC 2003) - Draft Papers - Day 2, p. 110-117: National Institute for Standards and Technologies.

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De Busser, Rik, Roxana Angheluta & Marie-Francine Moens. 2002. Semantic case role detection for information extraction. In Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2002), p. 1189-1202. San Francisco. San Francisco: Morgan Kaufmann.

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Angheluta, Roxana, Rik De Busser & Marie-Francine Moens. 2002. The Use of Topic Segmentation for Automatic Summarization. In Proceedings of the ACL-2002 Post-Conference Workshop on Automatic Summarization. New Brunswick, NJ. New Brunswick, NJ: ACL.

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Moens, Marie-Francine & Rik De Busser. 2001. Generic Topic Segmentation of Document Texts. In Proceedings of the 24th ACM SIGIR Annual International Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, p. 418-419. New York. New York: ACM.

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Other publications

Treis, Yvonne & Rik De Busser (Eds.) 2010. Selected Papers from the 2009 Conference of the Australian Linguistic Society.

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De Busser, Rik & Marie-Francine Moens. 2003. Learning Generic Semantic Roles. Unpublished report. Leuven: Interdisciplinary Centre for Law & IT, K.U.Leuven.

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De Busser, Rik. 2003. Report on the 3rd Dutch-Belgian Information Retrieval Workshop (DIR-2002), SIGIR Forum 37 (1), 4-6. Also published in BNVKI Newsletter 20 (1), 19-21

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Moens, Marie-Francine, Rik De Busser, Djoerd Hiemstra & Wessel Kraaij (Eds.). 2002. Proceedings of the Third Dutch-Belgian Information Retrieval Workshop. Leuven: Interdisciplinary Centre for Law & IT, K.U.Leuven.

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Arblaster, Paul, Gergely Juhàsz & Guido Latré. 2002. Tyndale's Testament / Het testament van Tyndale. Turnhout: Brepols. (Contributions in the second part.)

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Angheluta, Roxana, Marie-Francine Moens & Rik De Busser. 2002. Multi-document Summarization. Technical Report. Leuven: Interdisciplinary Centre for Law & IT, K.U.Leuven.

Moens, Marie-Francine & Rik De Busser. 2001. Information Extraction: Current Technologies and Promising Research Directions. Internal Report TR-IE-1, p. 67. Leuven: Interdisciplinary Centre for Law & IT, K.U.Leuven.

Keymis, Dirk, Rik De Busser & Marie-Francine Moens. 2001. Draftingsystemen voor het Opstellen van Wetgeving: een Evaluatie. (transl.: Drafting Systems for Legislation: an Evaluation). Internal Report TR-E-LEX-1, p. 42. Leuven: Interdisciplinary Centre for Law & IT, K.U.Leuven.

De Busser, Rik. 2000. Antwerp bible translators in Tyndale's time: Vorsterman and Liesvelt compared and edited. MA dissertation at the Faculty of Arts, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven.