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ERIC Number: ED058764
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Jul
Pages: 42
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Augmented Transition Networks as Psychological Models of Sentence Comprehension.
Kaplan, Ronald M.
This paper describes the notation and underlying organization of an augmented, recursive-transition network grammar and illustrates how such a grammar is a natural medium for expressing and explaining a wide variety of facts about the psychological processes of sentence comprehension. A general discussion of transformational grammar and psycholinguistics serves as background information. Details on the structure, characteristics, and operation of the augmented, recursive-transition network grammar are provided. There is a discussion concerning the formalization of perceptual strategies and how these strategies can be naturally represented in transition network grammars. A concluding section explains the justification of transition network models. A list of references is included, and diagrams illustrate the working of the grammar in several problem areas. (VM)
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Authoring Institution: Language Research Foundation, Cambridge, MA.
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Note: In "Language Research Reports," No.4