Frequency of Basic English Grammatical Structures: A Corpus Analysis.

@article{Roland2007FrequencyOB,
  title={Frequency of Basic English Grammatical Structures: A Corpus Analysis.},
  author={Douglas Roland and F. Dick and J. Elman},
  journal={Journal of memory and language},
  year={2007},
  volume={57 3},
  pages={
          348-379
        }
}
Many recent models of language comprehension have stressed the role of distributional frequencies in determining the relative accessibility or ease of processing associated with a particular lexical item or sentence structure. However, there exist relatively few comprehensive analyses of structural frequencies, and little consideration has been given to the appropriateness of using any particular set of corpus frequencies in modeling human language. We provide a comprehensive set of structural… Expand
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