Delrdre W. Wheeler

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A model of phonological processing in speech production based on prosodic licensing can capture general patterns of errors found in both normal and aphasic speech. All segments must be licensed by some prosodic category (syllable, nucleus, or rime) in order to be produced. Constraints on licensing, including both phonotactic and binding constraints, ensure(More)
This paper reports on an initial implementation of Lakoff s theory of cognitive phonology in a connectionist network. Standard generative phonological theories require serial application of rules, which results in derivations with numerous intermediate states. This is incompatible with the connectionist goals of psychological and biological plausibility,(More)
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