Compatibility and the Join
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
Alan Prince [+]
Discussion then takes a mildly abstract turn toward the issue of coexistence of grammars within a single typology. Simple examples are presented which illustrate how the MOAT determines the typological compatibility of grammars, and how (graphical) MOAT structure relates to the (algebraic) join of grammars into super-grammars.