Lexical Categories at the Edge of the Word

@article{Onnis2008LexicalCA,
  title={Lexical Categories at the Edge of the Word},
  author={Luca Onnis and Morten H. Christiansen},
  journal={Cognitive science},
  year={2008},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={184-221}
}
Language acquisition may be one of the most difficult tasks that children face during development. They have to segment words from fluent speech, figure out the meanings of these words, and discover the syntactic constraints for joining them together into meaningful sentences. Over the past couple of decades, computational modeling has emerged as a new paradigm for gaining insights into the mechanisms by which children may accomplish these feats. Unfortunately, many of these models assume a… CONTINUE READING

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