9.591J Language Processing

Class Info

Seminar in real-time language comprehension focusing on models of sentence and discourse comprehension from linguistic, psychology and artificial intelligence literature, including symbolic and connectionist models. Topics include 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; and the psychological reality of linguistic representations.

This class has no prerequisites.

9.591J will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by E. Gibson.

This class counts for a total of 9 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

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