Chapter 15. Phonetically Driven Phonology: The Role of Optimality Theory and Inductive Grounding

  1. John J. McCarthy
  1. Bruce Hayes

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470756171.ch15

Optimality Theory in Phonology: A Reader

Optimality Theory in Phonology: A Reader

How to Cite

Hayes, B. (2004) Phonetically Driven Phonology: The Role of Optimality Theory and Inductive Grounding, in Optimality Theory in Phonology: A Reader (ed J. J. McCarthy), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470756171.ch15

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631226888

Online ISBN: 9780470756171

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Keywords:

  • morphological structure;
  • languages;
  • constraints;
  • grammatical analysis;
  • technical development

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Phonological Functionalism and Optimality Theory

  • What is a Principled Constraint?

  • Research in Phonetically Driven Optimality-theoretic Phonology

  • The Hardest Part

  • Why Constraints Do Not “Emerge” from the Phonetics

  • A Scheme for Phonological Grammar Design

  • Inductive Grounding I: Evaluating Constraint Effectiveness

  • Inductive Grounding II: Selecting the Grounded Constraints