Remarks on the architecture of OT syntax grammars

  • This paper argues for a particular architecture of OT syntax. This architecture hasthree core features: i) it is bidirectional, the usual production-oriented optimisation (called ‘first optimisation’ here) is accompanied by a second step that checks the recoverability of an underlying form; ii) this underlying form already contains a full-fledged syntactic specification; iii) especially the procedure checking for recoverability makes crucial use of semantic and pragmatic factors. The first section motivates the basic architecture. The second section shows with two examples, how contextual factors are integrated. The third section examines its implications for learning theory, and the fourth section concludes with a broader discussion of the advantages and disadvantages of the proposed model.

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Author:Ralf Vogel
Editor:Reinhard Blutner, Henk Zeevat
Document Type:Preprint
Year of Completion:2003
Year of first Publication:2003
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2010/05/27
GND Keyword:Optimalitätstheorie; Syntax; Semantik; Pragmatik; Lerntheorie
Page Number:29
First Page:376
Last Page:404
Preprint, erschienen in: Reinhard Blutner ; Henk Zeevat (Hrsg.): Optimality Theory and Pragmatics, London : Palgrave Macmillan UK - Palgrave Macmillan, 2003, 1st ed. 2004, Palgrave Studies in Pragmatics, Language and Cognition, S. 211-227 [S. 376-404], ISBN: 978-1-349-50764-1, ISBN: 1-349-50764-4, ISBN: 978-1-4039-0129-3, ISBN: 978-0-230-50140-9, doi:10.1057/9780230501409
Source:(in:) Reinhard Blutner, Henk Zeevat (Hg.), Optimality Theory and Pragmatics. - Houndmills [u.a.]: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004, S. 211-227 [S. 376-404]. (Palgrave studies in pragmatics, language and cogniti
Contributor:Blutner, Reinhard (Hg.) , Zeevat, Henk (Hg.)
Institutes:keine Angabe Fachbereich / Extern
Dewey Decimal Classification:4 Sprache / 40 Sprache / 400 Sprache
Sammlungen:Germanistik / GiNDok
Germanistik / GindokWeimar
Linguistik-Klassifikation:Linguistik-Klassifikation: Syntax
Licence (German):License LogoDeutsches Urheberrecht