Direct link: https://goo.gl/bYWTjL Pater, Joe. To appear 2016. Universal Grammar with Weighted Constraints. In John McCarthy and Joe Pater, eds. Harmonic Grammar and Harmonic Serialism. London: Equinox Press. pp. 1-46. Comments welcome! Abstract. This chapter presents an extensive examination of the …

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Direct link: http://roa.rutgers.edu/content/article/files/1525_aloshari_1.pdf ROA: 1276 Title: Wh-Movement in Taizi Arabic: An Optimality Theory Account Authors: Waleed Al-Oshari, Tawfeek Al-Shar’abi Comment: Length: 10 Abstract: This paper investigates the syntax of wh-movement in Taizi Arabic (TA) within the Optimality theory framework. The scope …

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Direct link: http://roa.rutgers.edu/content/article/files/1524_aloshari_1.pdf ROA: 1277 Title: Prosodically-driven Constraint Re-ranking in OT Authors: Waleed Al-Oshari Comment: Published in EFLU Occassional Papers in Linguistics Length: 21 Abstract: Constraint re-ranking is no novelty under the rubric of Optimality Theory. Sources in the OT literature …

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From Alexander Martin Comments are most welcome! A group of young researchers has started an initiative to improve scientific communication, focusing specifically on data visualization and the pitfalls of the ever-present bar plots.   While there exist a wide array …

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