The Power of Locality Domains in Phonology ∗

  • Thomas Graf Stony Brook
  • Published 2017


Domains play an integral role in linguistic theories. This paper combines locality domains with current work on the computational complexity of phonology. The first result is that if a specific formalism — Strictly Piecewise (SP) grammars — is supplemented with a mechanism to enforce first-order definable domain restrictions, its power increases so much… (More)

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