9.591J / 24.945J Language Processing, Fall 2002
English phrase structure for the sentence "The reporter that the senator attacked disliked the editor." (Courtesy of Prof. Edward Gibson.)
Highlights of this Course
This course is designed to prepare future researchers in the field of language processing. It deals with the unique aspects of language processing in humans. The site features a comprehensive reading list
tailored to graduate students who enroll in this class.
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Seminar in real-time language comprehension. Models of sentence and discourse comprehension from the linguistic, psychology, and artificial intelligence literature, including symbolic and connectionist models. Ambiguity resolution. Linguistic complexity. The use of lexical, syntactic, semantic, pragmatic, contextual and prosodic information in language comprehension. The relationship between the computational resources available in working memory and the language processing mechanism. The psychological reality of linguistic representations.