Formal Grammar: Theory and Implementation

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The second volume in the Vancouver Studies in Cognitive Science series, this collection presents recent work in the fields of phonology, morphology, semantics, and neurolinguistics. Its overall theme is the relationship between the contents of grammatical formalisms and their real-time realizations in machine or biological systems. Individual essays address such topics as learnability, implementability, computational issues, parameter setting, and neurolinguistic issues. Contributors include Janet Dean Fodor, ...

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Overview

The second volume in the Vancouver Studies in Cognitive Science series, this collection presents recent work in the fields of phonology, morphology, semantics, and neurolinguistics. Its overall theme is the relationship between the contents of grammatical formalisms and their real-time realizations in machine or biological systems. Individual essays address such topics as learnability, implementability, computational issues, parameter setting, and neurolinguistic issues. Contributors include Janet Dean Fodor, Richard T. Oehrle, Bob Carpenter, Edward P. Stabler, Elan Dresher, Arnold Zwicky, Mary-Louis Kean, and Lewis P. Shapiro.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1 Learnability of Phrase Stucture Grammars 3
Comment 69
Ch. 2 Dynamic Categorial Grammar 79
Comment 129
Ch. 3 Categorial Grammars, Lexical Rules, and the English Predicative 168
Ch. 4 Implementing Government Binding Theories 243
Comment 276
Ch. 5 A Learning Model for a Parametric Theory in Phonology 290
Comment 318
Ch. 6 Some Choices in the Theory of Morphology 327
Ch. 7 Semantics, Knowledge, and NP Modification 372
Ch. 8 On the Development of Biologically Real Models of Human Linguistic Capacity 402
Ch. 9 Properties of Lexical Entries and Their Real-Time Implementation 416
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