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Understanding normal and impaired word reading: computational principles in quasi-regular domains.
A connectionist approach to processing in quasi-regular domains, as exemplified by English word reading, is developed. Expand
A distributed, developmental model of word recognition and naming.
A parallel distributed processing model of visual word recognition and pronunciation is described. The model consists of sets of orthographic and phonological units and an interlevel of hidden units.Expand
Semantic feature production norms for a large set of living and nonliving things
Semantic features have provided insight into numerous behavioral phenomena concerning concepts, categorization, and semantic memory in adults, children, and neuropsychological populations. NumerousExpand
Computing the meanings of words in reading: cooperative division of labor between visual and phonological processes.
The authors addressed this long-standing debate by examining how a large-scale computational model based on connectionist principles would solve the problem and comparing the model's performance to people's. Expand
The lexical nature of syntactic ambiguity resolution
Reinterpreting syntactic ambiguity resolution as a form of lexical ambiguity resolution obviates the need for special parsing principles to account for syntactic interpretation preferences, reconciles a number of apparently conflicting results concerning the roles of Lexical and contextual information in sentence processing, explains differences among ambiguities in terms of ease of resolution, and provides a unified account of language comprehension than was previously available. Expand
Phonology, reading acquisition, and dyslexia: insights from connectionist models.
The development of reading skill and bases of developmental dyslexia were explored using connectionist models. Four issues were examined: the acquisition of phonological knowledge prior to reading,Expand
Age of Acquisition Effects in Word Reading and Other Tasks
Recent studies have suggested that age of acquisition (AoA) has an impact on skilled reading independent of factors such as frequency. This result raises questions about previous studies in which AoAExpand
On the nature and scope of featural representations of word meaning.
Behavioral experiments and a connectionist model were used to explore the use of featural representations in the computation of word meaning. The research focused on the role of correlations amongExpand
Impairments in verb morphology after brain injury: a connectionist model.
We describe a simulation model in which these impairments arise from damage to phonological or semantic information, which have different effects on generalization and irregular forms, respectively. Expand
The time course of phonological code activation in two writing systems
Abstract Models of visual word recognition differ in assumptions about the extent to which phonological information is used, and the processes by which it becomes available. These issues wereExpand