Accumulating evidence indicates action naming may rely more on frontal-subcortical circuits, and noun naming may rely more on temporal cortex. Therefore, noun versus action fluency might distinguish frontal and subcortical dementias from cortical dementias primarily affecting temporal and/or parietal cortex such as Alzheimer's disease (AD). We hypothesized… (More)
We describe a prototype system which induces a categorial grammar from a simple text corpus of children's reading books. Unlike previous attempts at grammar induction, (I) there are no rules of grammar, only a richly structured lexicon; (2) we rely both on an informing linguistic theory and on statistical methods applied to a corpus.