Doing Optimality Theory

" Alan Prince, Rutgers University "This book not only fills a major gap in the books on OT for beginners, but also offers wise advice for more experienced researchers.

Doing Optimality Theory

Doing Optimality Theory

Doing Optimality Theory brings together examples and practical, detailed advice for undergraduates and graduate students working in linguistics. Given that the basic premises of Optimality Theory are markedly different from other linguistic theories, this book presents the analytic techniques and new ways of thinking and theorizing that are required. Explains how to do analysis and research using Optimality Theory (OT) - a branch of phonology that has revolutionized the field since its conception in 1993 Offers practical, in-depth advice for students and researchers in the field, presented in an engaging way Features numerous examples, questions, and exercises throughout, all helping to illustrate the theory and summarize the core concepts of OT Written by John J. McCarthy, one of the theory’s leading proponents and an instrumental figure in the dissemination and use of OT today An ideal guide through the intricacies of linguistic analysis and research for beginning researchers, and, by example, one which will lead the way to future developments in the field.

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Doing Optimality Theory
Language: en
Pages: 328
Authors: John J. McCarthy
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-09-23 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Doing Optimality Theory brings together examples and practical, detailed advice for undergraduates and graduate students working in linguistics. Given that the basic premises of Optimality Theory are markedly different from other linguistic theories, this book presents the analytic techniques and new ways of thinking and theorizing that are required. Explains
A Thematic Guide to Optimality Theory
Language: en
Pages: 317
Authors: John J. McCarthy
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Explains and explores the central premises of OT and the results of their praxis.
A Stochastic Optimality Theory Approach to Syntactic Change
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Brady Z. Clark
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher:

Books about A Stochastic Optimality Theory Approach to Syntactic Change
Journal of Linguistics
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Brady Z. Clark
Categories: Language and languages
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher:

Books about Journal of Linguistics
Optimality Theory, Phonological Acquisition and Disorders
Language: en
Pages: 513
Authors: Daniel A. Dinnsen, Judith A. Gierut
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Equinox Publishing (Indonesia)

Focusing on the phonologies of children with functional (non-organic) speech disorders, this volume reports the latest findings in optimality theory, phonological acquisition and disorders. The book is based on typological, cross-sectional, longitudinal, and experimental evidence from over 200 children. It stands out because of the unique test case that the

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