Charles Yang, Ph.D. - Publications

Linguistics and Computer Science University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, United States 
Language acquisition, language change, computational linguistics, general linguistics

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Year Citation  Score
2022 Kodner J, Caplan S, Yang C. Another model not for the learning of language. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 119: e2204664119. PMID 35787184 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2204664119  0.716
2020 Caplan S, Kodner J, Yang C. Miller's monkey updated: Communicative efficiency and the statistics of words in natural language. Cognition. 205: 104466. PMID 33010667 DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2020.104466  0.723
2019 Yang C. How to Make the Most out of Very Little. Topics in Cognitive Science. PMID 30861339 DOI: 10.1111/Tops.12415  0.455
2019 Sneller B, Fruehwald J, Yang C. Using the Tolerance Principle to predict phonological change Language Variation and Change. 31: 1-20. DOI: 10.1017/S0954394519000061  0.745
2018 Yang C. A formalist perspective on language acquisition Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism. 8: 665-706. DOI: 10.1075/Lab.18014.Yan  0.672
2017 Yang C, Crain S, Berwick RC, Chomsky N, Bolhuis JJ. The growth of language: Universal Grammar, experience, and principles of computation. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. PMID 28077259 DOI: 10.1016/J.Neubiorev.2016.12.023  0.816
2017 Yang C. Rage against the machine: Evaluation metrics in the 21st century Language Acquisition. 24: 100-125. DOI: 10.1080/10489223.2016.1274318  0.624
2016 Goldin-Meadow S, Yang C. Statistical evidence that a child can create a combinatorial linguistic system without external linguistic input: Implications for language evolution. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. PMID 28041786 DOI: 10.1016/J.Neubiorev.2016.12.016  0.644
2016 Stevens JS, Gleitman LR, Trueswell JC, Yang C. The Pursuit of Word Meanings. Cognitive Science. PMID 27666335 DOI: 10.1111/Cogs.12416  0.484
2016 Yang C, Montrul S. Learning datives: The Tolerance Principle in monolingual and bilingual acquisition Second Language Research. 33: 119-144. DOI: 10.1177/0267658316673686  0.652
2015 Yang C. Negative knowledge from positive evidence Language. 91: 938-953. DOI: 10.1353/Lan.2015.0054  0.465
2015 Yang C. The 2013 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Computer and Cognitive Science presented to William Labov Journal of the Franklin Institute. 352: 2627-2631. DOI: 10.1016/J.Jfranklin.2015.03.003  0.568
2014 Hauser MD, Yang C, Berwick RC, Tattersall I, Ryan MJ, Watumull J, Chomsky N, Lewontin RC. The mystery of language evolution. Frontiers in Psychology. 5: 401. PMID 24847300 DOI: 10.3389/Fpsyg.2014.00401  0.805
2014 Richie R, Yang C, Coppola M. Modeling the emergence of lexicons in homesign systems. Topics in Cognitive Science. 6: 183-95. PMID 24482343 DOI: 10.1111/Tops.12076  0.554
2014 Legate JA, Pesetsky D, Yang C. Recursive misrepresentations: A reply to Levinson (2013) Language. 90: 515-528. DOI: 10.1353/Lan.2014.0034  0.733
2013 Yang C. Ontogeny and phylogeny of language. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 110: 6324-7. PMID 23576720 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1216803110  0.658
2013 Yang C. Who's afraid of George Kingsley Zipf? Or: Do children and chimps have language? Significance. 10: 29-34. DOI: 10.1111/J.1740-9713.2013.00708.X  0.515
2013 Legate JA, Yang C. Assessing Child and Adult Grammar Rich Languages From Poor Inputs. DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590339.003.0011  0.706
2012 Yang C. Computational models of syntactic acquisition. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews. Cognitive Science. 3: 205-13. PMID 26301395 DOI: 10.1002/Wcs.1154  0.5
2010 Yang C. Three factors in language variation Lingua. 120: 1160-1177. DOI: 10.1016/J.Lingua.2008.09.015  0.662
2010 Lignos C, Chan E, Marcus MP, Yang C. A rule-based acquisition model adapted for morphological analysis Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Including Subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). 6241: 658-665. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-15754-7_79  0.75
2008 Yang C. The Great Number Crunch Journal of Linguistics. 44: 205-228. DOI: 10.1017/S0022226707004999  0.328
2007 Legate JA, Yang C. Morphosyntactic learning and the development of tense Language Acquisition. 14: 315-344. DOI: 10.1080/10489220701471081  0.828
2005 Yang C. On productivity Linguistic Variation Yearbook 2005. 5: 265-302. DOI: 10.1075/livy.5.09yan  0.398
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