5. Sources of phonological structure
John J. McCarthy [+]
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Kathryn Pruitt [+]
Arizona State University
This chapter explicitly compares the derivation of metrical structure in harmonic serialism (HS) to the structure building operations found in MP, and claims that 'both theories seek to explain the derivation of complex structures by deriving them via repeated application of simple operations under the control of an optimizing grammar.'