Chapter 6. Non-Computable Functions in Optimality Theory

  1. John J. McCarthy
  1. Elliott Moreton

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470756171.ch6

Optimality Theory in Phonology: A Reader

Optimality Theory in Phonology: A Reader

How to Cite

Moreton, E. (2008) Non-Computable Functions in Optimality Theory, in Optimality Theory in Phonology: A Reader (ed J. J. McCarthy), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470756171.ch6

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:

  • phonology;
  • optimality theory;
  • inductive grounding;
  • linguistic phenomena;
  • theoretical analysis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Formal Properties of Optimality Theory

  • Computable Functions in Classical OT Grammars

  • Empirical Test of Classical OT

  • Conclusions