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Expectation-based Minimalist Grammars

  title={Expectation-based Minimalist Grammars},
  author={Cristiano Chesi},
  • C. Chesi
  • Published 28 September 2021
  • Computer Science
  • ArXiv
Expectation-based Minimalist Grammars (e-MGs) are simplified versions of the (Conflated) Minimalist Grammars, (C)MGs, formalized by Stabler (Stabler, 2011, 2013, 1997) and Phase-based Minimalist Grammars, PMGs (Chesi, 2005, 2007; Stabler, 2011). The crucial simplification consists of driving structure building only by relying on lexically encoded categorial top-down expectations. The commitment on a top-down derivation (as in e-MGs and PMGs, as opposed to (C)MGs, Chomsky, 1995; Stabler, 2011… Expand


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