The evidential basis of linguistic argumentation /

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Imprint:Amsterdam : John Benjamins Publishing Company, [2014]
Description:1 online resource (page cm)
Series:Studies in language companion series, 0165-7763 ; vol. 153
Studies in language companion series ; vol. 153.
Subject:Linguistic models -- Data processing.
Linguistic analysis (Linguistics)
Linguistics -- Research -- Methodology.
Corpora (Linguistics)
Computational linguistics.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Linguistics -- Historical & Comparative.
Computational linguistics.
Corpora (Linguistics)
Linguistic analysis (Linguistics)
Linguistic models -- Data processing.
Linguistics -- Research -- Methodology.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
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Other authors / contributors:Kertész, András, editor.
Rákosi, Csilla, editor.
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summary:This chapter provides a survey about the most frequent methods of inconsistency resolution in Optimality Theory. With the help of the p-model, inconsistencies in OT are divided into two main groups. The first group includes conflicts that are deemed to be fatal and are solved usually by the modification of the theory: namely, clashes between "linguistic data" (acceptability judgements) and applications of the model (results of the evaluation procedure). The second group consists of conflicts that are, in contrast, tolerable in the view of OT theorists: inconsistencies between constraints and t.
Other form:Print version: Evidential basis of linguistic argumentation 9789027259189