Cognitive Aspects of Computational Language Acquisition

ISBN: 978-3-642-31862-7 (Print) 978-3-642-31863-4 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

  2. No Access

    Book Chapter

    Pages 1-25

    Computational Modeling as a Methodology for Studying Human Language Learning

  3. Methods and tools for investigating phonetics and phonology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 27-27

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      Pages 29-49

      Phon: A Computational Basis for Phonological Database Building and Model Testing

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      Pages 51-78

      Language Dynamics in the Framework of Complex Networks: A Case Study on Self-Organization of the Consonant Inventories

  4. Classifying words and mapping them to meanings

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 79-79

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      Pages 81-103

      From Cues to Categories: A Computational Study of Children’s Early Word Categorization

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      Pages 105-129

      In Learning Nouns and Adjectives Remembering Matters: A Cortical Model

  5. Learning morphology and syntax

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 131-131

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      Pages 133-172

      Treebank Parsing and Knowledge of Language

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      Pages 173-195

      Rethinking the Syntactic Burst in Young Children

  6. Linking syntax to semantics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 197-197

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      Pages 199-234

      Learning to Interpret Novel Noun-Noun Compounds: Evidence from Category Learning Experiments

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      Pages 235-256

      Child Acquisition of Multiword Verbs: A Computational Investigation

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      Pages 257-296

      Starting from Scratch in Semantic Role Labeling: Early Indirect Supervision

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      Pages 297-316

      Gradual Acquisition of Verb Selectional Preferences in a Bayesian Model

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 317-320