The Elementary Syllable Thoery (EST) Typology
The Mother of All Tableaux - Order, Equivalence, and Geometry in the Large-scale Structure of Optimality Theory - Nazarré Merchant
Nazarré Merchant [+]
Eckerd College, St Petersburg, Florida
Nazarré Merchant is an associate professor of mathematics at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida, and has a Ph.D. in linguistics from Rutgers University.
Alan Prince [+]
Alan Prince has worked on prosody, prosodic morphology, cognitive science of language, and Optimality Theory while teaching at several universities in the United States.
The Elementary Syllable Theory (EST) typology is laid out. It will be studied in the following chapters, providing the examples through which techniques and ideas will be worked out in concrete detail.