Large Scale Analysis of Verb Subcategorization differences between Child Directed Speech and Adult Speech

@inproceedings{ButteryLargeSA,
  title={Large Scale Analysis of Verb Subcategorization differences between Child Directed Speech and Adult Speech},
  author={Paula Buttery and Anna Korhonen}
}
Empirical data regarding the syntactic complexity of child directed speech (CDS) is necessary for determining its rôle in language acquisition. Of particular importance is data related to the predicate-argument structures and verb subcategorization frames (SCFs). However, manual analysis of SCFs is costly and consequently available data for evaluating theories is sparse. We address this problem by using the most comprehensive subcategorization system available to automatically acquire large… CONTINUE READING
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