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Elementary operations and optimal derivations
Part 1 A minimalist view of language design: a general outlook the generative procedure bare phrase structure functional categories computational principles economy principles. Part 2 ShortestExpand
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Raising Quantifiers without Quantifier Raising
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A method of packaging a number of electrical connectors for use with an automatic wire-wrapping machine and described also is a frame for supporting the connectors. Expand
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Labeling by Minimal Search: Implications for Successive- Cyclic A-Movement and the Conception of the Postulate ‘‘Phase’’
We argue that Chomsky’s (2013) ‘‘label identification by minimal search’’ explains ‘‘obligatory exit’’ from intermediate positions, not only in the successive-cyclic Ā-movement phenomena that ChomskyExpand
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Structure Building That Can't Be
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CHECKING / VALUATION IN JAPANESE : MOVE , AGREE OR MERGE ? *
* This is a shortened version of the paper presented at the GLOW in Asia Workshop for Young Scholars, held on September 7-9, 2011 at Mie University. The material was also presented in seminars atExpand
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What do we wonder is not syntactic
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Explorations in Maximizing Syntactic Minimization
Introduction 1. Derivation(s) Epstein, S. D., Kitahara, H., and Seely, T. D. 2. Economy of Derivation and Representation Epstein, S. D., Kitahara, H., Obata, M., and Seely, T. D. 3. ExploringExpand
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Phase cancellation by external pair-merge of heads
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We extend Chomsky’s form of argument to pair-Merge; i.e. in the absence of some stipulation preventing it, it too can apply in two ways: internally and externally. Expand
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Scrambling, Case, and Interpretability
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