• Xinying Chen, Kim Gerdes. The relationship between dependency distance and frequency. SyntaxFest 2019, Paris, August 26-30 2019.
  • Kim Gerdes, Sylvain Kahane, Xinying Chen. Rediscovering Greenberg’s word order universals in UD. SyntaxFest 2019, Paris, August 26-30 2019.
  • Radek Čech, Jan Hůla, Miroslav Kubát, Xinying Chen, Jiří Milička. The development of context specificity of lemma. A word embeddings approach. Journal of Quantitative Linguistics. 2019, 26(3): 187-204. DOI: 10.1080/09296174.2018.1491748
  • Jan Hůla, Miroslav Kubát, Radek Čech, Xinying Chen, David Číž, Kateřina Pelegrinová, Jiří Milička. Context specificity of lemma. Diachronic analysis. Glottometrics. 2019, 45: 7-23.


  • Xinying Chen, Kim Gerdes. How do universal dependencies distinguish language groups? In: Jingyang Jiang, Haitao Liu (ed.), Quantitative Analysis of Dependency Structures, De Gruyter Mouton. 2018. DOI: 10.1515/9783110573565-014
  • Xinying Chen, Carlos Gómez-Rodríguez, Ramon Ferrer-i-Cancho. A dependency look at the reality of constituency. Glottometrics, 2018, 40: 104-106.
  • Heng Chen, Xinying Chen, Haitao Liu. How does language change as a lexical network? An investigation based on written Chinese word co-occurence networks. Plos One. 2018, 13(2): e0192545. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0192545.


  • Bingli Liu, Xinying Chen. Dependency distance in language evolution: Comment on “Dependency distance: a new perspective on syntactic patterns in natural languages” by Haitao Liu et al. Physics of life reviews. 2017. Doi: 10.1016/j.plrev.2017.06.010.
  • Xinying Chen, Kim Gerdes. Classifying languages by dependency structure: Typologies of delexicalized universal dependency treebanks, Depling 2017, International Conference on Dependency Linguistics, Pisa, September 18-20 2017.
  • Xiaxing Pan, Xinying Chen, and Haitao Liu. Harmony in diversity: The language codes in English-Chinese poetry translation. Digital Scholarship in the Humanities, 2017, 33(1): 128-142.


  • Xinying Chen, Haitao Liu. Function nodes in the Chinese syntactic networks in: Alexander Mehler and others (ed.), Towards a Theoretical Framework for Analyzing Complex Linguistic Networks. Series on Understanding Complex Systems, Springer, 2016.
  • Leung Herman, Rafaël Poiret, Tak-sum Wong, Xinying Chen, Kim Gerdes, and John Lee. Developing universal dependencies for Mandarin Chinese, The 12th Workshop on Asian Language Resources, Osaka, December 12 2016.


  • 陈芯莹. 从复杂网络看汉字的句法功能演变, 山西大学学报(社会科学版), 2015, 38 (2): 48-54. [Xinying Chen. The evolution of Chinese characters' syntactic functions from the perspective of complex networks in Journal of Shanxi University (Philosophy and Social Science Edition), 2015, 38 (2): 48-54.] (高等学校文科学术文摘(全文转载), 2015, 3:102-104. [China University Academic Abstracts(full-text reprint), 2015, 3:102-104.])
  • Yanru Wang, Xinying Chen. Structural complexity of Chinese characters and Zipf's law in: Arjuna Tuzzi, Martina Benešová, Ján Mačutek (ed.), Recent Contributions to Quantitative Linguistics, De Gruyter Mouton. 2015.
  • Xinying Chen, Haitao Liu, and Kim Gerdes. Classifying syntactic categories in the Chinese dependency network, Depling 2015, International Conference on Dependency Linguistics, Uppsala, August 27-30 2015.


  • Xinying Chen. Language as a whole-A new framework for linguistic knowledge integration: Comment on "Approaching human language with complex networks" by Cong and Liu in Physics of life reviews, 2014, 11(4): 628-629.
  • Tao Gong, Yau Wai Lam, Xinying Chen, and Menghan Zhang. Evolutionary linguistics in the past two decades EVOLANG10: the 10th international conference on language evolution in Journal of Chinese Linguistics, 2014, 42 (2): 499-530.
  • 陈芯莹, 刘海涛. 语义句法网络作为语体分类知识源的对比研究, 计算机工程与应用, 2014, 50 (2): 10-14. [Xinying Chen, Haitao Liu. A comparison study of using semantic and syntactic network characteristics to do text clustering in Computer Engineering and Applications, 2014, 50 (2): 10-14.]


  • Xinying Chen. Dependency network syntax: from dependency treebanks to a classification of Chinese function words, Depling 2013, International Conference on Dependency Linguistics, Prague, August 27-30 2013.
  • 陈芯莹, 刘海涛. 句法复杂网络作为语体分类的知识源研究, 计算机工程与应用, 2013, 49 (8): 32-36. [Xinying Chen, Haitao Liu. Using syntactic network characteristics to do text clustering in Computer Engineering and Applications, 2013, 49 (8): 32-36.]
  • Xinying Chen. Valence patterns of parts of speech in Chinese language networks in: Kim Gerdes, Eva Hajičová, Leo Wanner (ed.),Computational Dependency Theory, Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications, IOS Press, Amsterdam, 2013.


  • 陈芯莹, 李雯雯, 王燕.计量特征在语言风格比较及作家判定中的应用, 计算机工程与应用, 2012, 48(3): 137-139. [Xinying Chen, Wenwen Li, and Yan Wang. Application of quantitative characteristics in comparison of language style and author judgment in Computer Engineering and Applications, 2012, 48(3): 137-139.]


  • 陈芯莹, 刘海涛. 汉语句法网络的中心节点研究, 科学通报, 2011, 56(1): 735-740. [Xinying Chen, Haitao Liu. Central nodes of the Chinese syntactic networks in Chinese Science Bulletin, 2011, 56(1): 735-740.]
  • Xinying Chen, Xu Chunshan, and Li Wenwen. Extracting valency patterns of word classes from syntactic complex networks, Depling 2011, International Conference on Dependency Linguistics, Barcelona, September 5-7 2011.
  • Li Li, Zhao Shouhui, and Xinying Chen. Beyond research: classroom interaction analysis techniques, The 4th Redesigning Pedagogy International Conference, Singapore, May 30-June 01 2011.


  • 陈芯莹、李雯雯、王燕、王璐、阚明刚. 汉语的计量特征在语言风格对比及作家判定中的应用, 第五届全国青年计算语言学研讨会, 武汉, 10月11-13日. [Xinying Chen, Wenwen Li, Yan Wang, Lu Wang, and Minggang Kan. Using quantitative linguistic features to compare language styles of different authors. The Fifth National Symposium on Computational Linguistics for Young Scientists, Wuhan, Octorboer 11-13, 2010].