A bad case of excessive computation

The rôle of morphology in palatalization-related alternations in Russian"

December 12, 2010

Workshop on Morphosyntax – Phonology Interface Theories, Leiden University, Leiden, Netherlands

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I use the analysis of palatalization in Modern Standard Russian offered here to argue that these data do not provide a watertight argument for multilevel phonological computation, and that phonological analysis must be combined with a theory of ordering (such as Stratal OT) if the hypothesis of parallel computation is to be challenged.



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