An Architecturally-based Theory of Human Sentence Comprehension

@inproceedings{Lewis1993AnAT,
  title={An Architecturally-based Theory of Human Sentence Comprehension},
  author={Richard Lewis},
  year={1993}
}
This thesis presents NL-Soar, a detailed computational model of human sentence comprehension that accounts for a broad range of psycholinguistic phenomena. NL-Soar provides in-depth accounts of structural ambiguity resolution, garden path effects, unproblematic ambiguities, parsing breakdown on difficult embeddings, acceptable embeddings, immediacy of interpretation, and the time course of comprehension. The model explains a variety of both modular and interactive effects, and shows how… CONTINUE READING
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