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In: Stressing the past

Epic Studies . The Hague : Mouton . Kager , René . 1999 . Optimality Theory . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Kiparsky , Paul . 1977 . The Rhythmic Structure of English Verse . Linguistic Inquiry 8 . 2 : 189 – 247 . Leo , Friedrich . 1905 . Der

In: Language and Meter

and Middle English, van Kemenade and Mili´cev argue that the topic domain in Old English became a subject domain in Middle English. Brady Clark works within the framework of Stochastic Optimality Theory. His paper analyzes the syntax of subjects in early English as gradual constraint reranking

In: Language Dynamics and Change

contrast. In Joan Bybee and Paul J. Hopper (eds.), Frequency Effects and the Emergence of Linguistic Structure , 137–158. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Piggott, Glyne L. 1980. Aspects of Odawa Morphophonemics . New York: Garland Publishing. Prince, Alan and Paul Smolensky. 2004. Optimality Theory . Oxford

In: Language Dynamics and Change

Optimality Theory (OT) (Prince and Smolensky 1991, 1993), like most generative approaches to language, was very soon used to analyze less‘typical‘ phonological (and not only phonological) phenomena. Ancient Greek was among the first languages examined under OT. During this immediate examination of

Author: William Labov

logistic regression for binary variables. The variable constraints were attached to the various features of categorical rules. The “variable rules” so formed never developed a life of their own, though in more recent years, quantitative constraints have been integrated into varieties of Optimality Theory

In: New Directions for Historical Linguistics
Author: Brian D. Joseph

Research Encyclopedia . DOI : 10.1093/acrefore/9780199384655.013.40. Smolensky , Paul and Alan Prince . 1993 . Optimality Theory: Constraint Interaction in Generative Grammar . New Brunswick : Rutgers University Center for Cognitive Science Technical Report 2 . Szemerényi , Oswald J. L

In: New Directions for Historical Linguistics
Authors: Marc Pierce and Hans C. Boas

, Charles F. 1968 . The State of the Art . The Hague : Mouton . Hoffmann , Thomas and Graeme Trousdale (eds.). 2013 . The Oxford Handbook of Construction Grammar . Oxford : Oxford University Press . Holt , D. Eric . 2015 . Historical Sound Change in Optimality Theory: Achievements

In: New Directions for Historical Linguistics

Comparative Method are applied, then the scenario of the historical development among the cognate structures is clarified. This process also involves an examination of the diachronic relationship between those with the X-position and those without. The resulting hypothesis should be an “optimal theory of the

In: Reconstructing Syntax
Author: Yael Ziv

1967 Pittsburgh, PA MIT PhD dissertation Vikner Sten “Verb Movement Variation in Germanic and Optimality Theory.” 2001 Habilitation Thesis, University of Tübingen Ziv Yael “Left and Right Dislocations: Discourse Functions and Anaphora” Journal of

In: Journal of Jewish Languages