Lena A. Jäger

Lena A. Jäger, Prof. Dr.

Associate Professor

Tel.: +41 44 635 71 47

Raumbezeichnung: AND-2.52

jaeger AT cl.uzh.ch

Publications

PhD thesis

Lena A. Jäger. Working Memory and Prediction in Human Sentence Parsing. Cross-linguistic evidence from anaphoric dependencies and relative clauses. PhD dissertation, University of Potsdam, 2015. Published online at the Institutional Repository of the University of Potsdam, URN: urn:nbn:de:kobv:517-opus4-82517.

Peer-reviewed articles

Paul Prasse, Moritz Feuerpfeil Lena A. Jäger, Silvia Makowski, and Tobias Scheffer. On the relationship between eye tracking resolution and performance of oculomotoric biometric identification. In 24th International Conference on Knowledge-Based and Intelligent Information & Engineering Systems 2020: Special Session on Eye Movement Data Processing and Analysis, 2020.

Silvia Makowski, Lena A. Jäger, Lisa Schwetlick, Hans Trukenbrod, Ralf Engbert, and Tobias Scheffer. Discriminative viewer identification using generative models of eye gaze. In 24th International Conference on Knowledge-Based and Intelligent Information & Engineering Systems 2020: Special Session on Eye Movement Data Processing and Analysis, 2020. [ http ]

Silvia Makowski, Lena A. Jäger, Paul Prasse, and Tobias Scheffer. Biometric identification and presentation-attack detection using micro- and macro-movements of the eyes. In International Joint Conference on Biometrics IJCB 2020, 2020.

Lena A. Jäger, Silvia Makowski, Paul Prasse, Liehr Sascha, Maximilian Seidler, and Tobias Scheffer. Deep Eyedentification: Biometric identification using micro-movements of the eye. In Brefeld, Fromont, Knobbe, Hotho, Maathuis, and Robardet, editors, Machine Learning and Knowledge Discovery in Databases. ECML PKDD 2019, Lecture Notes in Computer Science vol. 11907, pages 299--314. Springer Nature, 2020. [ http ]

Sascha Liehr, Lena A. Jäger, Christos Karapanagiotis, Sven Münzenberger, and Stefan Kowarik. Real-time dynamic strain sensing in optical fibers using artificial neural networks. Optics Express, 27(5):7405--7425, 2019. [ http ]

Silvia Makowski, Lena A. Jäger, Ahmed Abdelwahab, Niels Landwehr, and Tobias Scheffer. A discriminative model for identifying readers and assessing text comprehension from eye movements. In Berlingerio, Bonchi, Gärtner, Hurley, and Ifrim, editors, Machine Learning and Knowledge Discovery in Databases. ECML PKDD 2018, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 11051, pages 209--225. Springer Nature, 2019. [ http ]

Lena A. Jäger, Daniela Mertzen, Julie A. Van Dyke, and Shravan Vasishth. Interference patterns in subject-verb agreement and reflexives revisited: A large-sample study. Journal of Memory and Language, 111:104063, 2020. [ http ]

Sol Lago, Anna Namyst, Lena A. Jäger, and Ellen Lau. Antecedent access mechanisms in pronoun processing: Evidence from the N400. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 34(5):641--661, 2019. [ http ]

Felix Engelmann, Lena A. Jäger, and Shravan Vasishth. The effect of prominence and cue association in retrieval processes: A computational account. Cognitive Science, 43:e12800, 2019. [ http ]

Tina Marusch, Lena Jäger, Leander Neiß, Lyndsey Nickels, Frank Burchert, and Isabell Wartenburger. Overt language production of german past participles: Investigating (ir-)regularity. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 34(3):289--308, 2019. [ http ]

Shravan Vasishth, Daniela Mertzen, Lena A. Jäger, and Andrew Gelman. The statistical significance filter leads to overoptimistic expectations of replicability. Journal of Memory and Language, 103:151--175, 2018. [ .pdf ]

Shravan Vasishth, Lena A. Jäger, and Bruno Nicenboim. Feature overwriting as a finite mixture process: Evidence from comprehension data. In Proceedings of MathPsych 50/ ICCM 15, Warwick, UK, 2017. University of Warwick.

Anna Laurinavichyute, Lena A. Jäger, Yulia Akinina, Jennifer Roß, and Olga Dragoy. Retrieval and encoding interference: Cross-linguistic evidence from anaphor processing. Frontiers in Psychology, 8(965), 2017. [ DOI | http ]

Lena A. Jäger, Felix Engelmann, and Shravan Vasishth. Similarity-based interference in sentence comprehension: Literature review and Bayesian meta-analysis. Journal of Memory and Language, 94:316--339, 2017. [ .pdf ]

Felix Engelmann, Lena Jäger, and Shravan Vasishth. Cue confusion and distractor prominence explain inconsistent effects of retrieval interference in human sentence processing. In N. A. Taatgen, M. K. van Vugt, J. P. Borst, and K. Mehlhorn, editors, Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (ICCM), pages 192--193, Groningen, The Netherlands, 2015. Rijksuniversiteit Groningen.

Lena A. Jäger, Lena Benz, Jens Roeser, Brian W. Dillon, and Shravan Vasishth. Teasing apart retrieval and encoding interference in the processing of anaphors. Frontiers in Psychology, 6(506), 2015. [ DOI | http ]

Lena A. Jäger, Felix Engelmann, and Shravan Vasishth. Retrieval interference in reflexive processing: Experimental evidence from Mandarin, and computational modeling. Frontiers in Psychology, 6(617), 2015. [ DOI | http ]

Lena Jäger, Zhong Chen, Qiang Li, Chien-Jer Charles Lin, and Shravan Vasishth. The subject-relative advantage in Chinese: Evidence for expectation-based processing. Journal of Memory and Language, 79--80:97--120, 2015. [ DOI | .pdf ]

Zhong Chen, Lena Jäger, and John Hale. Uncertainty reduction as a predictor of reading difficulty in Chinese relative clauses. In Y.-O. Biq and L. Chen, editors, Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on Chinese Languages and Linguistics (IsCLL), Taipei, Taiwan, 2012. National Taiwan Normal University. [ .pdf ]

Zhong Chen, Lena Jäger, and Shravan Vasishth. How structure-sensitive is the parser? Evidence from Mandarin Chinese. In B. Stolterfoht and S. Featherston, editors, Empirical Approaches to Linguistic Theory: Studies of Meaning and Structure (Studies in Generative Grammar), pages 43--62. Mouton de Gruyter, Berlin, 2012. [ .pdf ]

Conference talks and posters

Lena A. Jäger, Daniela Mertzen, Julie A. Van Dyke, and Shravan Vasishth. Contrasting facilitation profiles for agreement and reflexives revisited. a large-scale empirical evaluation of the cue-based retrieval model. In Architectures and Mechanisms of Language Processing Conference (AMLaP 2018), Berlin, Germany, 2018. Humboldt Universität zu Berlin.

Shravan Vasishth, Daniela Mertzen, Lena A. Jäger, and Andrew Gelman. The statistical significance filter leads to overoptimistic expectations of replicability. In Architectures and Mechanisms of Language Processing Conference (AMLaP 2018), Berlin, Germany, 2018. Humboldt Universität zu Berlin.

Shravan Vasishth, Daniela Mertzen, Lena A. Jäger, and Andrew Gelman. Type M error in practice: A case study. In Proceedings of the ISBA World Meeting, Edinburgh, UK, 2018.

Shravan Vasishth, Daniela Mertzen, Lena A. Jäger, and Andrew Gelman. Type M error in practice: A case study. In Proceedings of StanCon 2018, Helsinki, Finland, 2018.

Sol Lago, Lena A. Jäger, Anna Namyst, and Ellen Lau. Semantic priming effects during coreference: A Bayesian analysis of five ERP studies. In 31th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Davis, CA, 2018. University of California Davis.

Daniela Mertzen, Lena A. Jäger, and Shravan Vasishth. The importance of replication in psycholinguistics. In 30th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Boston, MA, 2017. Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Daniela Mertzen, Lena A. Jäger, and Shravan Vasishth. German relative clauses: The missing-VP effect in double and triple embeddings. In 29th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Gainesville, FL, 2016. University of Florida.

Felix Jäger, Lena A. an Engelmann and Shravan Vasishth. Interference effects in sentence comprehension: A synthesis. In Architectures and Mechanisms of Language Processing Conference (AMLaP 2016), Bilbao, Spain, 2016. Universidad del País Vasco. [ .pdf ]

Anna Laurinavichyute, Lena Jäger, Yulia Akinina, Lena Benz, and Olga Dragoy. Interference effects in russian reflexives. In Architectures and Mechanisms of Language Processing Conference (AMLaP 2015), Valletta, Malta, 2015. University of Malta.

Anna Laurinavichyute, Lena Jäger, Yulia Akinina, Lena Benz, and Olga Dragoy. Teasing apart retrieval and encoding interference in russian reflexives. In 28th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Los Angeles, CA, 2015. University of Southern California.

Felix Engelmann, Lena Jäger, and Shravan Vasishth. Cue confusion and distractor prominence can explain inconsistent interference effects. In 28th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Los Angeles, CA, 2015. University of Southern California.

Lena Jäger, Engelmann Felix, and Shravan Vasishth. Inhibitory interference in reflexives. Evidence for cue confusability. In Architectures and Mechanisms of Language Processing Conference (AMLaP 2014), Edinburgh, UK, 2014. University of Edinburgh.

Jens Roeser, Lena Jäger, Lena Benz, and Shravan Vasishth. Encoding and retrieval interference in dependency resolution. In 27th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Columbus, OH, 2014. Ohio State University.

Chien-Jer Charles Lin and Lena Jäger. Reading resultative verb compounds in Chinese sentences: An eye-tracking study. In 2nd East Asian Psycholinguistics Colloquium (EAPC2), Chicago, IL, 2014. University of Chicago.

Lena Jäger, Zhong Chen, Chien-Jer Charles Lin, Qiang Li, and Shravan Vasishth. The subject-relative advantage in Chinese: Evidence for expectation-based processing. In 2nd East Asian Psycholinguistics Colloquium (EAPC2), Chicago, IL, 2014. University of Chicago.

Lena Jäger, Lena Benz, Brian W. Dillon, and Shravan Vasishth. Grammatical gender does not lead to similarity-based interference. In K. Holmqvist, F. Mulvey, and R. Johansson, editors, Book of Abstracts of the 17th European Conference on Eye Movements, Lund, Sweden, 2013. Journal of Eye Movement Research, 6(3).

Lena Jäger, Shravan Vasishth, Zhong Chen, and Chien-Jer Charles Lin. Eyetracking evidence for the subject relative advantage in Mandarin. In 26th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Columbia, SC, 2013. University of South Carolina.

Lena Benz, Lena Jäger, Philip Hofmeister, and Shravan Vasishth. Non-structural search in reflexive resolution: Eye-tracking while reading. In 26th Annual CUNY Sentence Processing Conference, Columbia, SC, 2013. University of South Carolina.

Zhong Chen, Lena Jäger, Qiang Li, and Shravan Vasishth. Structural-frequency affects processing cost: Evidence from Chinese relative clauses. In 25th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, New York, NY, 2012. The CUNY Graduate Center.

Lena Jäger, Lena Benz, Brian W. Dillon, and Shravan Vasishth. Teasing apart encoding from retrieval interference in reflexives. In Architectures and Mechanisms of Language Processing Conference (AMLaP 2013), Marseille, 2013. Aix-Marseille Université. [ .pdf ]

Lena Jäger and Shravan Vasishth. Interference effects in anaphor resolution. Eyetracking evidence from Mandarin. In Architectures and Mechanisms of Language Processing Conference (AMLaP 2012), Riva del Garda, Italy, 2012. University of Trento.