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Dieuwke Hupkes

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Mailing address

Institute for Logic, Language and Computation
Universiteit van Amsterdam
P.O. Box 94242

Visiting address

Room F2.26
Building F
Science Park 107
1098 XG Amsterdam



In preparation/under review

  • Hupkes D., Singh A.K., Korrel K., Kruszewski G. and, Bruni E (submitted). Learning compositionally through attentive guidance.
    [paper] [source code] .

  • Nielsen A., Hupkes D., Kirby S. and Smith K. (in prep). The arbitrariness of the sign revisited: An examination of the roles of phonological similarity and task construction in an artificial language learning paradigm.


  • Hupkes D., Veldhoen S., and Zuidema W. Visualisation and ‘diagnostic classifiers’ reveal how recurrent and recursive neural networks process hierarchical structure, Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research, 61, 907-926.

  • Zuidema W., Hupkes D., Wiggins G., Scharf C. and Rohrmeier M (2018). In: Formal models of Structure Building in Music, Language and Animal Song, The Origins of Musicality, MIT Press.


  • Hupkes D. and Zuidema W. (2017). Diagnostic classification and symbolic guidance to understand and improve recurrent neural networks. Interpreting, Explaining and Visualizing Deep Learning, NIPS2017.
    [paper] [poster] [source code]


  • Veldhoen S., Hupkes D. and Zuidema W. (2016). Diagnostic Classifiers: Revealing how Neural Networks Process Hierarchical Structure. Cognitive Computation: Integrating Neural and Symbolic Approaches, NIPS 2016.
    [bibtex] [paper] [poster] [source code]

  • Hupkes D. and Bod R. (2016). POS-tagging of Historical Dutch. In N. Calzolari, K. Choukri, T. Declerck, S. Goggi, M. Grobelnik, B. Maegaard, J. Mariani, H. Mazo, A. Moreno, J. Odijk and S. Piperidis (eds) Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2016).
    [bibtex] [paper] [source code]

  • Nielsen A., Hupkes D., Kirby S. and Smith K. (2016). The Arbitrariness Of The Sign Revisited: The Role Of Phonological Similarity. In S.G. Roberts, C. Cuskley, L. McCrohon, L. Barceló-Coblijn, O. Fehér & T. Verhoef (eds.) The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference (EVOLANG11). Available online: http://evolang.org/neworleans/papers/126.html