Alain Theriault

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In practice, as inspection of any introductory phonology book will show, it has been implicitly assumed in generative phonology that a rule will apply to any representation that contains a superset of the information contained in the rule’s structural description (SD). In other words, if the SD of a rule R subsumes a representation Q, then Q is an input to(More)
Finite-state morphology in the general tradition of the Two-Level and Xerox implementations has proved very successful in the production of robust morphological analyzer-generators, including many large-scale commercial systems. However, it has long been recognized that these implementations have serious limitations in handling non-concatenative phenomena.(More)
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