Paper: On Reversing The Generation Process In Optimality Theory

ACL ID P96-1049
Title On Reversing The Generation Process In Optimality Theory
Venue Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1996
Authors

Optimality Theory, a constraint-based phonol- ogy and morphology paradigm, has allowed linguists to make elegant analyses of many phenomena, including infixation and redupli- cation. In this work-in-progress, we build on the work of Ellison (1994) to investigate the possibility of using OT as a parsing tool that derives underlying forms from surface forms. a. Derivational Phonology b.