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ERIC Number: EJ851454
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jan
Pages: 23
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0090-6905
Another Look at the Role of Empty Categories in Sentence Processing (and Grammar)
Lee, Ming-Wei
Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, v33 n1 p51-73 Jan 2004
The gap/gapless processing debate in the psycholinguistics literature contrasts two processing models: one that assumes the trace-based Government and Binding (or Principles and Parameters) Grammar and the (augmented) Active Filler Strategy and one that assumes the traceless Dependency Categorial Grammar and the Principle of Dependency Formation. This paper reports on an experiment that found new evidence against the gapless/traceless model, considers why such evidence was not found in previous studies, and explores whether a parser that combines a (partially) traceless grammar and the augmented Active Filler Strategy can explain the current finding.
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Language: English
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