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General Discussion => Small talk => Topic started by: Kilian on 2006-12-11 17:43:25

Title: Quotes: Foundations of Human Sentence Processing
Post by: Kilian on 2006-12-11 17:43:25
If you go to a normal humanities department, where nobody has even ever seen a computer...

As you know, everything begins with Chomsky.

People forgot it very quickly. And these were not uneducated Americans - this happened at top Ivy League universities. Where people like George Bush went.

When I was a teenager, I put a constraint on my mother. I told her: You can only ask me yes-no-questions.

There's an ongoing battle going on.

I wish I could tell you more about statistical hypothesis testing. This is, like, the most exciting thing in the world.

Self-paced reading: A poor man's eyetracker.

This is just a model, by the way. He does not assume you have rectangles in your head.

At this time, Chomsky was quite dominant, like, he was the ruler of the universe.

I'm not going to be consequent with not naming the lecturers I took the quotes from, Shravan Vasisth's web site (http://www.ling.uni-potsdam.de/~vasishth/) is too brilliant...
Title: Quotes: Foundations of Human Sentence Processing
Post by: Armin on 2006-12-11 17:51:44
And then comes a little red monkey and says: You have verb-final!