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Title: Learning colour words is slow: A cross-situational learning account
Author(s): Vogt, Paul
Smith, Andrew D M
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Issue Date: Aug-2005
Date Deposited: 6-Aug-2012
Citation: Vogt P & Smith ADM (2005) Learning colour words is slow: A cross-situational learning account. Commentary on: L. Steels and T. Belpaeme, 'Coordinating perceptually grounded categories through language: A case study for colour', Behavioral and Brain Sciences (2005) 28, pp. 469–489. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 28 (4), pp. 509-510.
Abstract: Research into child language reveals that it takes a long time for children to learn the correct mapping of colour words. Steels & Belpaeme's (S&B's) guessing game, however, models fast learning of words. We discuss computational studies based on cross-situational learning, which yield results that are more consistent with the empirical child language data than those obtained by S&B.
DOI Link: 10.1017/S0140525X0544008X
Rights: Publisher policy allows this work to be made available in this repository. Published in Behavioral and Brain Sciences by Cambridge University Press, copyright 2005. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Volume 28, Issue 04, August 2005, pp 509-510. DOI:

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