Network Morphology

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Network Morphology belongs to the family of inferential-realizational theoretical
frameworks. This means that paradigms, more specifically the functions which
construct them, play an important role. A major feature of Network Morphology
is that it is based on defaults and allows for varying degrees of inheritance – from
complete to partial – of paradigmatic structures. Network Morphology embraces
computational implementation and has been applied to a range of typologically
diverse languages. Computational fragments exist for languages belonging to a
number of families, including Afro-Asiatic, Austronesian, Chukotko-Kamchatkan,
Eskimo-Aleut, Gunwinyguan, Indo-European, Nakh-Daghestanian, Nilotic, and
Nuclear Torricelli. It has also been used to model diachronic change.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Oxford Handbook of Morphological Theory
EditorsJenny Audring, Francesca Masini
Place of PublicationOxford
PublisherOxford University Press
Number of pages21
ISBN (Print)9780199668984
Publication statusPublished - 21 Dec 2018

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  • defaults
  • default inheritance
  • regularity
  • override

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