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Generalized Phrase Structure Grammar
"Generalized Phrase Structure Grammar" provides the definitive exposition of the theory of grammar originally proposed by Gerald Gazdar and developed during half a dozen years' work with hisExpand
The Cambridge grammar of the English language
This book presents a new and comprehensive descriptive grammar of English, written by the principal authors in collaboration with an international research team of a dozen linguists in fiveExpand
Empirical assessment of stimulus poverty arguments
Abstract This article examines a type of argument for linguistic nativism that takes the following form: (i) a fact about some natural language is exhibited that allegedly could not be learned fromExpand
On the Distinction between Model-Theoretic and Generative-Enumerative Syntactic Frameworks
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This work identifies some distinguishing theoretical features of these frameworks, relating to cardinality of the set of expressions, size of individual expressions, and 'transderivational constraints', and concludes that MTS has some major advantages for linguistic description that have been overlooked. Expand
Aural Pattern Recognition Experiments and the Subregular Hierarchy
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It is argued that experiments directed at distinguishing capabilities with respect to the Subregular Hierarchy, which subdivides the class of Regular stringsets, are likely to provide better evidence about the distinctions between the cognitive mechanisms of humans and those of other species. Expand
A Student's Introduction to English Grammar
1. Introduction 2. A rapid overview 3. Verbs, tense, aspect, and mood 4. Clause structure, complements, and adjuncts 5. Nouns and noun phrases 6. Adjectives and adverbs 7. Prepositions andExpand
The Cambridge Grammar of the English Language by Rodney Huddleston
Printed in the United Kingdom This book presents a new and comprehensive descriptive grammar of English, written by the principal authors in collaboration with an international research team ofExpand
Plain Morphology and Expressive Morphology
Proceedings of the Thirteenth Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society (1987), pp. 330-340
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