This paper describes the development of a free/open-source finite-state morphological transducer for Kyrgyz. The transducer has been developed for morphological generation for use within a prototype Turkish→Kyrgyz machine translation system, but has also been extensively tested for analysis. The finite-state toolkit used for the work was the Helsinki… (More)
Computational phylogenetics has been shown to be effective over grammatical characteristics. Recent work suggests that constraint-based formalisms are compatible with such an approach (Eden, 2013). In this paper, we report on simulations to determine how useful constraint-based formalisms are in phyloge-netic research and under what conditions.