Summary and Keywords
Computational models of human sentence comprehension help researchers reason about how grammar might actually be used in the understanding process. Taking a cognitivist approach, this article relates computational psycholinguistics to neighboring fields (such as linguistics), surveys important precedents, and catalogs open problems.
Keywords: parser, grammar, cognitive science, cognitive architecture, psycholinguistics, incremental interpretation, information theory, surprisal, entropy reduction, language comprehension, performance, computational model
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