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Using generation for grammar analysis and error detection
We demonstrate that the bidirectionality of deep grammars, allowing them to generate as well as parse sentences, can be used to automatically and effectively identify errors in the grammars. The system is tested on two ...
成人言语输入对儿童早期单词获得影响的个案追踪 = The influence of adult input on children's early word learning : a case study of a Mandarin-speaking child
Children’s early vocabulary development is not linear. At the outset, word learning is very slow. However, by approximately 19 months of age, children’s vocabulary rapidly expands, entering the phase of the “word spurt”. ...
Metalinguistic filters within the bilingual language faculty : a study of young English-Chinese bilinguals
This study reports two metalinguistic parameters that constitute the schematic control of lateral inhibitory links between translation equivalents within the bilingual lexico-semantic system of Green’s (1998a,1998b,2007) ...
Deponent verbs and middle-voice nouns in Temiar
The infix -a- in Temiar (Central Aslian, Peninsular Malaysia) covers a wide range of functions, both productive and non-productive. In Temiar morphology generally it serves iconically to indicate an embedded object. As a ...
How do infants build a semantic system?
Do infants learn their early words in semantic isolation? Or do they integrate new words into an inter-connected semantic system? In an infant-friendly adaptation of the adult lexical priming paradigm, infants at 18 and ...