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  • Katzir Cozier, Franz (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008)
    This thesis demonstrates that perception plays a role in computing grammatical well-formedness. This is shown specifically for grammatical constraints on word-final consonant cluster inventories (VC 1 C2#), with focus on ...
  • Kolachina, Sudheer (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    This thesis presents a study of vowel harmony in Telugu, a Dravidian language. Vowel harmony in this language is manifest primarily in the form of vowel alternations in paradigms triggered by suffixes. I present a robust ...
  • Nussbaum, Miriam Claire (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
    This paper motivates and presents a novel analysis of the "subset comparative" construction (e.g. John saw more phonologists than just Mary; John drank more than just coffee). I build on Hackl (2000) and Alxatib (2013)'s ...
  • Howard, Edwin Martin (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    This paper concerns itself with the superlative morpheme -est and its ability to license Negative Polarity Items (NPIs) such as any or ever, and in particular the compositional analysis of a puzzling type of utterance which ...
  • Hill, J. D. (Joseph David) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008)
    This thesis is about phonetic events, phonetic representations, and the grammatical constraints on those representations, with respect to one particular phonetic dimension: time. It focuses on a process called beat mapping, ...
  • Besana, Sveva, 1971- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1999)
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