A typological investigation of dissimilation

@inproceedings{Suzuki1998ATI,
  title={A typological investigation of dissimilation},
  author={Keiichiro Suzuki},
  year={1998}
}
This dissertation investigates the phenomenon of dissimilation from a theoretical perspective, with special attention to crosslinguistic patterns. After first arguing that the previous accounts based on the Obligatory Contour Principle (OCP) (Leben 1973, McCarthy 1979, 1986) are not satisfactory, I propose an alternative theory of identity avoidance, GENERALIZED OCP (GOCP) which generalizes the applicability of the traditional OCP to a wider range of phenomena, not just autosegmental (i.e… Expand

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