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Title: Proceedings of the 27th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics
Edited By: Natasha Abner
Jason B Bishop
Series Title: Cascadilla Proceedings Project

This proceedings contains 52 of the 59 papers from the 27th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL 27), which was held at the University of California, Los Angeles on May 16-18, 2008. The authors present new work in syntax, semantics, morphology, and phonology. The proceedings includes Elliott Moreton's plenary paper, "Modelling Modularity Bias in Phonological Pattern Learning." The complete table of contents is available at along with abstracts and the full papers in PDF format.

This volume has been published by Cascadilla Proceedings Project, an imprint of Cascadilla Press. All proceedings from Cascadilla Proceedings Project are published in library binding. There is also free web access to all of the papers in the proceedings through our web site at

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: Cascadilla Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781574734287
Pages: 466
Prices: U.S. $ 375