Natural Language Acquisition by a Robot


We present a model of language acquisition which demonstrates that considerable language competence can be acquired without presupposing innate linguistic factors. Vague or magical properties are avoided by describing the model as a design for a robot using clearly defined algorithms and mechanisms which can be simulated or constructed. Described first is… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/S0020-7373(75)80033-2


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@article{Block1975NaturalLA, title={Natural Language Acquisition by a Robot}, author={H. D. Block and Janice Moulton and George M. Robinson}, journal={International Journal of Man-Machine Studies}, year={1975}, volume={7}, pages={571-608} }