Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Computer Program Can Learn Baby Talk

A college professor says his computer program supports the theory that babies systematically sort through sounds until they understand the structure of a language.

"The problem the child confronts is how many categories are there and how should I think about it. We're trying to propose a method that solves that problem," said James McClelland, a psychology professor at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California.

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