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Title: Optimality Theory
Subtitle: Constraint Interaction in Generative Grammar
Written By: Alan Prince
Paul Smolensky
URL: http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/1405119330
Description:

This book is the final version of the widely-circulated 1993 Technical
Report that introduces a conception of grammar in which well-formedness is
defined as optimality with respect to a ranked set of universal constraints.

- Final version of the widely circulated 1993 Technical Report that was the
seminal work in Optimality Theory, never before available in book format.

- Serves as an excellent introduction to the principles and practice of
Optimality Theory.

- Offers proposals and analytic commentary that suggest many directions for
further development for the professional.

Publication Year: 2004
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Phonology
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1405119322
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Pages: 304
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ISBN: 1405119330
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Pages: 304
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