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ERIC Number: EJ542881
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-1050-4273
On the Nature of Connectionist Conceptualizations and Connectionist Explanations.
Yap, Foong-Ha; Shirai, Yasuhiro
Issues in Applied Linguistics, v5 n1 p173-94 Jun 1994
Focuses on Elman's (1990) statistical analyses of the hidden unit activation patterns in his simple recurrent network on sentence prediction, first to highlight the feasibility of such analyses and then to show how connectionist explanations contribute to the development of effective explanatory theories. Argues for the evolutionary nature of explanations as they relate to theory development. (30 references) (CK)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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