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By John J. McCarthy

ISBN-10: 0521791944

ISBN-13: 9780521791946

This ebook describes Optimality idea from the pinnacle down, explaining and exploring the valuable premises of OT and the implications that keep on with from them. Examples are drawn from phonology, morphology, and syntax, however the emphasis all through is at the concept instead of the examples, on figuring out what's unique approximately OT and on equipping readers to use it, expand it, and critique it of their personal components of curiosity. The book's insurance extends to paintings on first- and second-language acquisition, phonetics and useful phonology, computational linguistics, old linguistics, and sociolinguistics. Chapters finish with broad feedback for extra interpreting, categorized through subject, and are supplemented via a big bibliography (over 800 items).

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