Learning argument structure generalizations

@inproceedings{Goldberg2004LearningAS,
  title={Learning argument structure generalizations},
  author={Adele E. Goldberg and Devin M. Casenhiser and Nitya Sethuraman},
  year={2004}
}
General correlations between form and meaning at the level of argument structure patterns have often been assumed to be innate. Claims of innateness typically rest on the idea that the input is not rich enough for general learning strategies to yield the required representations. The present work demonstrates that the semantics associated with argument structure generalizations can indeed be learned, given the nature of the input and an understanding of general categorization strategies… CONTINUE READING
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