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Network statistics on early English Syntax: Structural criteria

@article{CorominasMurtra2007NetworkSO,
  title={Network statistics on early English Syntax: Structural criteria},
  author={Bernat Corominas-Murtra},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2007},
  volume={abs/0704.3708}
}
This paper includes a reflection on the role of networks in the study of English language acquisition, as well as a collection of practical criteria to annotate free-speech corpora from children utterances. At the theoretical level, the main claim of this paper is that syntactic networks should be interpreted as the outcome of the use of the syntactic machinery. Thus, the intrinsic features of such machinery are not accessible directly from (known) network properties. Rather, what one can see… 

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