On the resolution of ambiguities in the extraction of syntactic categories through chunking

@article{Freudenthal2005OnTR,
  title={On the resolution of ambiguities in the extraction of syntactic categories through chunking},
  author={Daniel Freudenthal and Julian M. Pine and Fernand Gobet},
  journal={Cognitive Systems Research},
  year={2005},
  volume={6},
  pages={17-25}
}
In recent years, several authors have investigated how co-occurrence statistics in natural language can act as a cue that children may use to extract syntactic categories for the language they are learning. While some authors have reported encouraging results, it is difficult to evaluate the quality of the syntactic categories derived. It is argued in this paper that traditional measures of accuracy are inherently flawed. A valid evaluation metric needs to consider the well-formedness of… CONTINUE READING
Highly Cited
This paper has 28 citations. REVIEW CITATIONS

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 19 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 17 references

Subjectless sentences in child language

P. Bloom
Linguistic Inquiry, • 1990
View 5 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Modelling syntax acquisition in MOSAIC

Freudenthal, J.M.D. Pine, F. Gobet
Paper presented at the 8 th international cognitive linguistics conference , Logroño , Spain . • 2003

Chunking mechanisms in human learning.

Trends in cognitive sciences • 2001
View 1 Excerpt

On the resolution of ambiguities

F. Wijnen, M. Kempen, S. Gillis
Journal of Child Language, • 2001
View 2 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…