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Efficiency and Complexity in Grammars$
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John A. Hawkins

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780199252695

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252695.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

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(p.1) 1 Introduction
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Efficiency and Complexity in Grammars
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John A. Hawkins (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252695.003.001

This introductory chapter defines the book’s goals and shows how they are relevant to current issues in linguistics and psycholinguistics. Topics discussed include the Performance–Grammar Correspondence Hypothesis (PGCH), predictions of PGCH, issues of explanation, and the challenge of multiple preferences.

Keywords:   Performance–Grammar Correspondence Hypothesis, grammatical theory, language

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