Dr. C.L.J.M. (Crit) Cremers

  • Senior lecturer
  • formal semantics computational linguistics

Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 2125
E-Mail: c.l.j.m.cremers@hum.leidenuniv.nl
Faculty / Department: Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen, Leiden Univ Centre for Linguistics, LUCL diversen
Office Address: Witte Singel-complex
P.N. van Eyckhof 3
2311 BV Leiden
Room number 3.03b
Personal Homepage: www.hum.leiden.edu/​lucl/​organisation/​cremerscljm.jsp


computational linguistics, formal semantics

  • (the parsing of) categorial grammar, with special reference to coordination and phenomena beyond context-freeness; the dependencies between grammatical theory, grammatical formalisms and parsing
  • formal semantics, in particular generalised quantification and semantic typing, the interface between syntax and semantics, and inference
  • language automaton Delilah: parsing and generating Dutch semantically


  • (with Maarten Hijzelendoorn) Delilah Demo CD 032006.  At: http://www.homepage.mac.com/ccremers/FileSharing2.html
  • 'Modal Merge and Minimal Move for Verb Clustering''. Research on Language and Computation 2, 2004, p. 87-103
  • '('n) Betekenis berekend'. Nederlandse taalkunde 7, 2004, p. 375-395

Teaching Activities



  • introduction to linguistics
  • introduction to formal semantics
  • introduction to computational linguistics
  • linguistic programming
  • introduction to germanic syntax
  • seminar form and meaning
  • seminar language and speech technology

ma / msc
  • advanced semantics
  • language modelling
  • linguistic information retrieval 


  • introduction to formal logic
  • the language machine
  • making art of databases (arts)

Last Modified: 11-12-2015