?

Log in

No account? Create an account

Previous Entry | Next Entry

Ah, sweet victory!



...for I have been playing around with a simulation that tries to learn the settings for the English stress system by searching through the incoming data in various ways. The search involves trying out different orderings of setting parameters, where the order matters since the model uses the previously set parameters to parse incoming data and decide what to do about the remaining unset parameters. I was rather afraid that it would turn out that no order would actually get a data-driven model to the right answer - but lo! I have determined today that a few such orderings do exist! The English stress system can be learnt from the data available to your average 1 year old! (The best ordering ends up being something like a breadth-first search of the parameter settings, with a delayed setting on one of them.)

And so I do a linguistic dance of great gleeful conquest! Hee!

:: dance dance ::

Comments

( 10 comments — Leave a comment )
larksdream
Jan. 24th, 2006 10:15 pm (UTC)
Everybody whose first thought upon reading "linguistic modeling" was of jalenstrix stalking sexily down a catwalk, wearing a very skimpy and improper noun, raise your hand...

(Also, yay awesome result!)
corivax
Jan. 24th, 2006 10:20 pm (UTC)
I only wish I'd thought of that. :)

(And congrats!)
jalenstrix
Jan. 24th, 2006 10:21 pm (UTC)
Hee - thanks!
jalenstrix
Jan. 24th, 2006 10:21 pm (UTC)
Everybody whose first thought upon reading "linguistic modeling" was of [info]jalenstrix stalking sexily down a catwalk, wearing a very skimpy and improper noun, raise your hand...

Oh, that's so going in my quote list. [grin]

Also - thanks! Hee.
thewronghands
Jan. 24th, 2006 11:56 pm (UTC)
That's much better than my first thought too.

Congrats, Jalen. (I will ship you that book tomorrow.)
jalenstrix
Jan. 25th, 2006 02:43 am (UTC)
[grin] Thanks! And yay - book!
motive_nuance
Jan. 25th, 2006 01:18 am (UTC)
So, of many possible orderings, English is one of the few that would work?
jalenstrix
Jan. 25th, 2006 02:43 am (UTC)
Rather, to learn English without presupposing lots and lots of knowledge, there are a few data-driven orderings of the parameters involved that will, in fact, actually work.
bkleber
Jan. 25th, 2006 02:50 pm (UTC)
That's TOTALLY cool. *wants to know more* And yes... the runway image is fantastic. Want!! *grin*

Bridge this Saturday afternoon? We're hosting... email to follow.
jalenstrix
Jan. 25th, 2006 04:58 pm (UTC)
That's TOTALLY cool. *wants to know more* And yes... the runway image is fantastic. Want!! *grin*

[grin] Note to self: write in comprehensible form at some point for bkleber.

Bridge this Saturday afternoon? We're hosting... email to follow.

Curses! I made plans yesterday for Saturday afternoon. Le sigh...
( 10 comments — Leave a comment )

Profile

Owl Side
jalenstrix
Jalen Strix

Latest Month

May 2011
S M T W T F S
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    

Tags

Powered by LiveJournal.com
Designed by Ideacodes