Topics in Phonology

Diagram of a model of phonological learning.

A model of phonological learning. (Image courtesy of Adam Albright. Used with permission.)

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MIT Course Number

24.964

As Taught In

Fall 2004

Level

Graduate

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Course Description

This course introduces students to the theory and practice of modeling phonology, with an empirical focus on modeling the discovery of static phonotactics, the discovery of alternations, learning in the midst of variation and exceptions, and the discovery of gradient patterns. This course is also intended to provide hands-on experience with various aspects of using and developing models, including preparing training data, running simulations, and interpreting their results.

Albright, Adam. 24.964 Topics in Phonology, Fall 2004. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/linguistics-and-philosophy/24-964-topics-in-phonology-fall-2004 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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