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A Survey on Computational Models for Argument Structure Acquisition
 

Summary: A Survey on Computational Models for Argument
Structure Acquisition
Afra Alishahi
Department of Computer Science
University of Toronto
June 7, 2005
Contents
1 Overview 2
2 Psycholinguistic findings 4
2.1 Overgeneralization patterns . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
2.2 Lack of negative evidence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
3 Theories of verb argument structure acquisition 6
3.1 Nativist theories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
3.2 Usage-based theories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
3.3 Comparing different theories based on experimental data . . . . . . . . . . 11
4 Computational models 13
4.1 Mapping words to meaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
4.2 Learning from form-meaning pairs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
4.3 Learning grammar from text . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
4.4 Connectionist models . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21

  

Source: Alishahi, Afra - Department of Computational Linguistics and Phonetics, Universitšt des Saarlandes

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences