A connectionist model of english past tense and plural morphology

@article{Plunkett1999ACM,
  title={A connectionist model of english past tense and plural morphology},
  author={Kim Plunkett and Patrick Juola},
  journal={Cognitive Science},
  year={1999},
  volume={23},
  pages={463-490}
}
The acquisition of English noun and verb morphology is modeled using a single-system connectionist network. The network is trained to produce the plurals and past tense forms of a large corpus of monosyllabic English nouns and verbs. The developmental trajectory of network performance is analyzed in detail and is shown to mimic a number of important features of the acquisition of English noun and verb morphology in young children. These include an initial error-free period of performance on… CONTINUE READING

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