Computational Modeling of Human Language Acquisition

  • Afra Alishahi
  • Published 2009 in Synthesis Lectures on Human Language Technologies


The nature and amount of information needed for learning a natural language, and the underlying mechanisms involved in this process, are the subject of much debate: is it possible to learn a language from usage data only, or some sort of innate knowledge and/or bias is needed to boost the process? This is a topic of interest to (psycho)linguists who study… (More)
DOI: 10.2200/S00304ED1V01Y201010HLT011


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