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The Resource Efficiency and complexity in grammars, John A. Hawkins, (electronic resource)

Efficiency and complexity in grammars, John A. Hawkins, (electronic resource)

Label
Efficiency and complexity in grammars
Title
Efficiency and complexity in grammars
Statement of responsibility
John A. Hawkins
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
John Hawkins demonstrates a clear link between how languages are used and the conventions of their grammars. He sets out a theory in which performance shapes grammars and accounts for the variation patterns found in the world's languages
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hawkins, John A
Dewey number
415
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Oxford linguistics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Language and languages
  • Linguistics
Target audience
specialized
Label
Efficiency and complexity in grammars, John A. Hawkins, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Series statement from jacket
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-293) and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
Contents; Preface; Abbreviations; 1 Introduction; 2 Linguistic Forms, Properties, and Efficient Signaling; 3 Defining the Efficiency Principles and their Predictions; 4 More on Form Minimization; 5 Adjacency Effects Within Phrases; 6 Minimal Forms in Complements/Adjuncts and Proximity; 7 Relative Clause and Wh-movement Universals; 8 Symmetries, Asymmetric Dependencies, and Earliness Effects; 9 Conclusions; References; Author Index; Language Index; Subject Index
Control code
ocn132690695
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 303 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191514425
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)132690695
Label
Efficiency and complexity in grammars, John A. Hawkins, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Series statement from jacket
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-293) and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
Contents; Preface; Abbreviations; 1 Introduction; 2 Linguistic Forms, Properties, and Efficient Signaling; 3 Defining the Efficiency Principles and their Predictions; 4 More on Form Minimization; 5 Adjacency Effects Within Phrases; 6 Minimal Forms in Complements/Adjuncts and Proximity; 7 Relative Clause and Wh-movement Universals; 8 Symmetries, Asymmetric Dependencies, and Earliness Effects; 9 Conclusions; References; Author Index; Language Index; Subject Index
Control code
ocn132690695
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 303 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191514425
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)132690695

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