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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: A Statistical-physics Approach To Language Acquisition And Language Change
Author: Cassandro M.
Collet P.
Galves A.
Galves C.
Abstract: The aim of this paper is to explain why Statistical Physics can help understanding two related linguistic questions. The first question is how to model first language acquisition by a child. The second question is how language change proceeds in time. Our approach is based on a Gibbsian model for the interface between syntax and prosody. We also present a simulated annealing model of language acquisition, which extends the Triggering Learning Algorithm recently introduced in the linguistic literature.
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Date Issue: 1999
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