How ideal are we? Incorporating human limitations into Bayesian models of word segmentation

Lisa Pearl, Sharon Goldwater, Mark Steyvers

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Abstract

Word segmentation is one of the first problems infants must solve during language acquisition, where words must be identified in fluent speech. A number of weak cues to word boundaries are present in fluent speech, and there is evidence that infants are able to use many of these, including phonotactics
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 34th annual Boston University Conference on Child Language Development
Place of PublicationSomerville, MA
PublisherCascadilla Press
Pages315-326
Number of pages12
ISBN (Print)ISBN 978-1-57473-055-5
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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