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The Acquisition of the Lexicon

Between the ages of eighteen months and six years, children acquire about eight words each day without specific instruction or correction, simply through the course of natural conversational interactions. This book brings together investigations from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds (with an emphasis on linguistics, psycholinguistics, and computer science) to examine how young children acquire […]


Active Vision

Active Vision explores important themes emerging from the active vision paradigm, which has only recently become an established area of machine vision.


Data Fusion for Sensory Information Processing Systems

The science associated with the development of artificial sensory systems is occupied primarily with determining how information about the world can be extracted from sensory data. For example, computational vision is, for the most part, concerned with the de­velopment of algorithms for distilling information about the world and recognition of various objects in the environment […]


Italian Syntax: A Government-Binding Approach

In the course of our everyday lives, we generally take our knowledge of language for granted. Occasionally, we may become aware of its great practical importance, but we rarely pay any attention to the formal properties that language has. Yet these properties are remarkably complex. So complex that the question immediately arises as to how […]