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`Ideal learning' of natural language: positive results about learning from positive evidence
Nick Chater and Paul Vitányi
Journal of Mathematical Psychology 2007.


We consider an `ideal learner' that applies a `simplicity principle' to the problem of Language Acquisition. The simplicity principle allows learning from positive evidence alone, given quite weak assumptions, in apparent contrast to results of language learnability in the limit.

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Subjects:Natural Language Processing
Theory & Algorithms
ID Code:2798
Deposited By:Paul Vitányi
Deposited On:22 November 2006