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Robert Berwick

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Professor Robert C. Berwick is Professor of Computational Linguistics in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Professor Berwick received his A.B. degree from Harvard University in Applied Mathematics and his S.M. and Ph.D. degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Computer Science in Artificial Intelligence. Since then he has been a member of the MIT faculty, and co-Director of the MIT Center for Biological and Computational Learning. He is the recipient of a Guggenheim Award, and the author of 7 books and many articles in the area of natural language processing, complexity theory, language acquisition, and the biology and evolution of language.

Publications :

- R. Berwick, “What genes cannot learn about language,” PNAS, 2009.
- R. Berwick and N. Chomsky, “Biolinguistics: its current state of evolution and development.”
- R. Berwick, “Syntax facit saltum redux: from language genotype to phenotype.”
- R. Berwick and N. Chomsky, “Poverty of the stimulus revisited

Affiliation : Institut de technologie du Massachusetts

Statut : Professeur

Liens :

   - Page personnelle de Robert Berwick
   - Institut de technologie du Massachussetts

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Darwinian Linguistics
Robert Berwick

Conférence donnée par Robert Berwick dans le cadre du séminaire "Language, cognition and computational models".

Famously, in The Descent of Man, Charles Darwin extended his theory of evolution to human language. F...
Mots-clés : évolution , Biologie , Charles Darwin , génétique , Langage , Language, Cognition and Computational Models , linguistique