P. Fu

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Children's overextensions (e.g. referring to a pomegranate as apple) raise intriguing questions regarding early word meanings. Specifically, how do object shape, taxonomic relatedness, and prior lexical knowledge influence children's overextensions? The present study sheds new light on this issue by presenting items that disentangle the three factors of(More)
Modeling pronunciation variations is a critical part of spontaneous Mandarin speech recognition. Such variations include both complete changes and partial changes. Complete changes can usually be modeled by using an alternate phone to replace the canonical phone. Partial changes, which cannot be modeled by conventional methods are variations within the(More)
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