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A connectionist account of French syllabification
  • B. Laks
  • Computer Science
  • 1 March 1995
A connectionist approach to phonology is presented, which shows that a process like syllabification, which in a symbolic framework is generally thought of as being the outcome of some kind of parsing by a dedicated algorithm, can be accounted for in a pure dynamic way. Expand
Photon emission from slightly roughened tunnel junctions
In this paper, we derive expressions for the distribution in angle and frequency of electromagnetic radiation emitted from fluctuations in the tunneling current between two metals separated by a thinExpand
Origin and evolution of languages : approaches, models, paradigms
Introduction Serge Cleuziou (CNRS), Jean Paul Demoule (University of Paris 1), Pierre Encreve (EHESS), Bernard Laks (University of Paris 10) Part One : ab originemGenetic evolution and the evolutionExpand
Roughness and the mean free path of surface polaritons in tunnel-junction structures
We calculate the mean free path of surface polaritons in tunnel junctions, in the presence of roughness on the surface of the outermost film. When these results are combined with our earlier theoryExpand
Why is there variation rather than nothing
Abstract Although variation and heterogeneity are generally recognized as a characteristic of linguistic usage, they are hardly conceived as a fundamental dimension of grammar. Introducing aExpand
Theoretical modelling of low band-gap organic oligomers
Abstract Two low band-gap polymers (gap energy ∼1 eV) based on carbon-bridged dithienyl monomers have been investigated by density functional theory (B3LYP/6-31G) and semiempirical/CI methods.Expand
On the fluorescence of pyrrole derivative oligomer
Abstract In this work we have investigated the ground state and others eletronic properties of the biosensor 3-methyl pyrrole-4-carboxilic acid (MPC) oligomers and related compounds. We consideredExpand
The notion of norm in spoken French: production and perception
The chapter starts out with a reminder of the essential distinction between objective, prescriptive, and subjective norms. It goes on to summarize the main historical stages in the emergence of aExpand