IMA 540 Linguistics Class 6

The Interactive Activation Model explained

Past tense Connectionists Rumelhart and McClelland were trying to model cognitive processes for computer [David Rumelhart respected in field of cognitive science]

Vs generativists generative phonology and their descendents, such as those of Chomsky and Halle

Vs The Words and Rules (WR) theory Pinker and Prince

Stephen Pinker: in Words and Rules looking at a single aspect of language and examining it from every angle.