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
Text and Technology, in Honour of John SINCLAIR
Focuses on three major areas of modern linguistics: discourse analysis, corpus-driven analysis of language, and computational linguistics. An extensive index further enhances the value of this collection as a reference point for many of the issues that currently lie at the heart of modern linguistics research.