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Words and paradigms bit by bit: An information‐theoretic approach to the processing of inflection and derivation

Petar Milin, Victor Kuperman, Aleksandar Kostić and Harald R. Baayen

in Analogy in Grammar

Published in print July 2009 | ISBN: 9780199547548
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191720628 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547548.003.0010
Words and paradigms bit by bit: An information‐theoretic approach to the processing of inflection and derivation

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This chapter models the role of paradigm structure in lexical processing using cross-entropy measure. New experimental data demonstrates the usefulness of entropy, relative entropy, and cross entropy in modeling analogical generalizations.

Keywords: analogy; paradigm structure; lexical processing; entropy; cross entropy

Chapter.  13588 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Psycholinguistics

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