The Resource Evaluating Cartesian linguistics : from historical antecedents to computational modeling, Christina Behme

Evaluating Cartesian linguistics : from historical antecedents to computational modeling, Christina Behme

Label
Evaluating Cartesian linguistics : from historical antecedents to computational modeling
Title
Evaluating Cartesian linguistics
Title remainder
from historical antecedents to computational modeling
Statement of responsibility
Christina Behme
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book evaluates Noam Chomsky's contributions to linguistics and focuses on the historical justification for Cartesian Linguistics, the evolution of Chomsky's theorizing, empirical language acquisition work, and computational modeling of language learning. Chomsky claims that his view is situated within a rationalist Cartesian tradition and that only rationalists can account for all aspects of language. The work challenges both claims. Chomsky projects his own convictions onto Cartesians and his recent work has not lived up to early promises. The Minimalist Program has failed to produce sci
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
401
Index
no index present
LC call number
P37.5.C37
LC item number
B44 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Potsdam linguistic investigations = Potsdamer linguistische Untersuchungen = Recherches linguistiques à Potsdam,
Series volume
volume 12
Label
Evaluating Cartesian linguistics : from historical antecedents to computational modeling, Christina Behme
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Acknowledgements; Table of Contents; Preface; Chapter 1: Introduction; Chapter 2: Cartesian Linguistics; 2.1 Species Specificity of Language; 2.2 Domain Specificity of Language; 2.3 Language Acquisition ; 2.4 Cartesian Ideas ; 2.4.1 General Introduction; 2.4.2 Innate Ideas; 2.5 Poverty of the Stimulus Arguments; 2.6 Impossibility Arguments; 2.7 Conclusions ; Chapter 3: The Evolution of Chomskyan Linguistics; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Linguistic Nativism/Rationalism; 3.2.1 Situating Chomsky's Nativism/Rationalism ; 3.2.2 The Problem of Innateness; 3.3 Innateness and Linguistic Nativism
  • 3.4 Chomskyan Linguistics -- a Brief History3.4.1 Chomskyan Linguistics as Natural Science; 3.4.2 The Galilean Style; 3.4.3 Critique of the Chomskyan Science; 3.4.4 From Standard Theory to Minimalism; 3.5 Chomsky's Arguments for Innateness of Language; 3.5.1 The Poverty of Stimulus Argument; 3.5.2 Chomsky's LAD; 3.6 Conclusions; Chapter 4: Language Acquisition ; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Arguments for the Innateness of Language; 4.3 Empirical evidence Gathered During Language Acquisition; 4.3.1 Language Acquisition During Early Infancy; 4.3.2 Emerging Language Production in Young Children
  • 4.4 Statistical Information: From Sounds to Syntax4.4.1 Sound Patterns and Semantics; 4.4.2 Statistics and Syntax; 4.5 The Problem of Negative Evidence; 4.5.1 The Importance of Negative Evidence for Language Learning; 4.5.2 Nativism and Negative Evidence; 4.5.3 Negative Evidence Assists Language Acquisition; 4.5.4 Is Negative Evidence Necessary for Language Acquisition?; 4.6 Conclusions; Chapter 5: Computational Modeling of Language Acquisition; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Connectionist Networks; 5.3 Case Studies; 5.3.1 Elman's Early Connectionist Models
  • 5.3.2 Relevance of Connectionist Simulations for the Nativist Debate5.3.3 Other Computational Models of Language-Acquisition; 5.3.3.1 Models of Speech Segmentation; 5.3.3.2 Multiple Cue Integration Models; 5.3.3.3 Modeling of Complex Aspects of Syntax and Semantics ; 5.3.4 Recursion; 5.4 Conclusions; Chapter 6: Conclusions; 6.1 The Cartesian Tradition; 6.2 Chomskyan Progress; 6.3 Empiricist Views of Language Acquisition; 6.4 Computational Modeling of Language Acquisition; 6.5 Model Selection and Limitations of Simulation; References
Control code
ocn889250507
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Peter Lang edition
Extent
1 online resource (270 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783653037104
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b30595587
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)889250507
  • pebcs3653037107

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
Processing Feedback ...