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Ch.24: Learnability by Bruce Tesar


"A fundamental tenet of cognitive science is that human mental processes, including those involved in language, are computational processes. On this view, for a child to learn their native language, there must exist a learn­ing algorithm capable of determining the grammar of that language from a reasonable amount of data, and with a reasonable amount of computa­tional effort. Language learnability is the study of the computational dimensions of language learning..."

Tesar, Bruce (2007). Learnability. In Paul de Lacy (ed.) The Cambridge Handbook of Phonology. Cambridge University Press, pp.555-574.


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