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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more



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Name: Charles  Yang
Institution: University of Pennsylvania
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://pantheon.yale.edu/~cdy4/
State and/or Country: CT
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Cognitive Science
Language Acquisition
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Knowledge and Learning in Natural Language
Dissertation Director * of: Necessary Bias in Natural Language Learning
(Lisa Pearl, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Generative Phonotactics
(Kyle Gorman, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Nature of Homophony and its Effects on Diachrony and Synchrony
(Jean-Fran├žois Mondon, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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