%A Aarre Laakso %O Submitted to Midwest Computational Linguistics Colloquium (MCLC) 4/10/2005. %T On Parsing CHILDES %X Research on child language acquisition would benefit from the availability of a large body of syntactically parsed utterances between parents and children. We consider the problem of generating such a ``treebank'' from the CHILDES corpus, which currently contains primarily orthographically transcribed speech tagged for lexical category. %D 2005 %K language acquisition, syntactic parsing, CHILDES database %L cogprints4204