The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.
The importance of Henk Zeevat's new monograph cannot be overstated. [...] I recommend it to anyone who combines interests in language, logic, and computation [...]. David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin
Cognitive Models of Speech Processing: the Second Sperlonga Meeting
This edited volume addresses general theoretical concerns as well as the nature of the lexical representations onto which the speech input is mapped, the mapping process itself, and the processes that operate over the lexical representations to yield the meaning of the spoken sentence.