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Parsing With Changing Grammars: Evaluating a Language Acquisition Model

  • Rick Kazman
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Part of the Studies in Linguistics and Philosophy book series (SLAP, volume 44)

Abstract

The use of parsing in creating and evaluating models of language development has not received a great deal of attention from theoretical linguists and language development researchers in the past. The attention that it has received has largely concentrated on the use of a parser to help to create a language model. Attempts of this sort can be found in Berwick (1985), Selfridge (1980), and Anderson (1975), for example. Each of these efforts consists of an acquisition system that attempts to modify its grammar in response to failed parses.

Keywords

Language Acquisition Acquisition Model Parsing Model Initial Parameter Setting Adult Setting 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rick Kazman
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  1. 1.Software Engineering InstituteCarnegie Mellon UniversityPittsburghUSA

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