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Towards a computer model of the historical phonology and morphology of Latin

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Research projects in Optimality Theory tend to take a synchronic view of a particular generalisation, and set their standards for rigour in typological terms (see for example Suzuki 1998 on dissimilation, Crosswhite 2001 on vowel reduction). The goal of this thesis is to use Stratal OT to take a diachronic view of multiple generalisations within the morpho-phonology of one language, namely Latin, with the principal empirical aim of producing an analysis that is demonstrably true to all the...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Department:
Humanities Division - Linguistics & Phonetics - Comparative Philology and General Linguistics
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Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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uuid:d3ef315c-3d5c-486b-8fbe-0fa6fdbb8219
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ora:6832

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