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Reconstructing Native Language Typology from Foreign Language Usage
(Center for Brains, Minds and Machines (CBMM), arXiv, 2014-04-25)
Linguists and psychologists have long been studying cross-linguistic transfer, the influence of native language properties on linguistic performance in a foreign language. In this work we provide empirical evidence for ...
Contrastive Analysis with Predictive Power: Typology Driven Estimation of Grammatical Error Distributions in ESL
(Center for Brains, Minds and Machines (CBMM), arXiv, 2016-06-05)
This work examines the impact of crosslinguistic transfer on grammatical errors in English as Second Language (ESL) texts. Using a computational framework that formalizes the theory of Contrastive Analysis (CA), we demonstrate ...