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Introducing Sign-Based Construction Grammar

  title={Introducing Sign-Based Construction Grammar},
  author={Ivan A. Sag and Hans Christian Boas and Paul Kay},
1 Background Modern grammatical research,1 at least in the realms of morphosyntax, includes a number of largely nonoverlapping communities that have surprisingly little to do with one another. One – the Universal Grammar (UG) camp – is mainly concerned with a particular view of human languages as instantiations of a single grammar that is fixed in its general shape. UG researchers put forth highly abstract hypotheses making use of a complex system of representations, operations, and constraints… 

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