On Fri, May 5, 2017 at 2:27 PM, John F Sowa <sowa at bestweb.net> wrote:
> On 5/4/2017 4:59 PM, maxwell wrote:
>> My suspicion is that the human linguist would come out well, maybe
>> even better. But as I say, I'm biased; I'm a linguist at heart.
> I agree. And I cite Charles C. Fries as a linguist who pioneered
> corpus linguistics in the 1950s. For a bio, see
> His corpus was tiny by today's standards, but he did good work
> with it. Unfortunately, Chomsky put Fries and his methods on
> his "enemies list" -- along with Victor Yngve (who had hired him
> to work on machine translation at MIT).
> I believe that linguistics and computational linguistics would both
> have made better progress if Chomsky had done what he was paid to do.
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