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AMAR: A Computational Model of Autosegmental Phonology

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Show simple item record Albro, Daniel M. en_US 2004-10-20T19:55:03Z 2004-10-20T19:55:03Z 1993-10-01 en_US
dc.identifier.other AITR-1450 en_US
dc.description.abstract This report describes a computational system with which phonologists may describe a natural language in terms of autosegmental phonology, currently the most advanced theory pertaining to the sound systems of human languages. This system allows linguists to easily test autosegmental hypotheses against a large corpus of data. The system was designed primarily with tonal systems in mind, but also provides support for tree or feature matrix representation of phonemes (as in The Sound Pattern of English), as well as syllable structures and other aspects of phonological theory. Underspecification is allowed, and trees may be specified before, during, and after rule application. The association convention is automatically applied, and other principles such as the conjunctivity condition are supported. The method of representation was designed such that rules are designated in as close a fashion as possible to the existing conventions of autosegmental theory while adhering to a textual constraint for maximum portability. en_US
dc.format.extent 158 p. en_US
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dc.relation.ispartofseries AITR-1450 en_US
dc.subject autosegmental phonology en_US
dc.subject computational phonology en_US
dc.subject scomputational linguistics en_US
dc.title AMAR: A Computational Model of Autosegmental Phonology en_US

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