Rose Schneider

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A child's first word is an important step towards language. Ag-gregated across children, the distribution of these first productive uses of language can act as a window into early cogni-tive and linguistic development. We investigate both the variability and predictability in children's first words across four new datasets. We find, first, that children's(More)
The status and progress of InP photonic integration is reviewed. Infinera has previously reported on the manufacturing of 100 Gb/s InP-based large-scale photonic integrated circuits. These PICs, based on amplitude modulation and with more than 50 discrete functions per chip, have now reached a high level of manufacturing maturity, and have furthermore(More)
Scalar implicatures—inferences from a weak description (" I ate some of the cookies ") that a stronger alternative is true (" I didn't eat all ")—are paradigm cases of pragmatic inference. Children's trouble with scalar implicatures is thus an important puzzle for theories of pragmatic development, given their communicative competence in other domains.(More)
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