Linguistics 431/631: Connectionist language modeling

Ben Bergen

 

Meeting 1: Introduction

August 22, 2006

 

Introduction to connectionism

 

Connectionist models are models whose structure and functioning is based on properties of neural systems, i.e. the brain (see more at: http://www.aaai.org/AITopics/html/neural.html).

 


 

 

 

 


Some properties of connectionism

 

Technological applications (see more at ftp://ftp.sas.com/pub/neural/FAQ7.html#A_applications)

 

This class focuses on uses of connectionism in the study of language