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Defining the Efficiency Principles and their Predictions

John A. Hawkins

in Efficiency and Complexity in Grammars

Published in print November 2004 | ISBN: 9780199252695
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191719301 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252695.003.003
Defining the Efficiency Principles and their Predictions

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The previous chapter introduced the basic logic of the efficiency principles to be proposed — Minimize Domains, Minimize Forms, and Maximize On-line Processing — and gave some informal examples of their application. This chapter defines these principles and their prediction. Various subsidiary principles will also be introduced in this chapter.

Keywords: efficiency principles; Minimize Domains; Minimize Forms; Maximize On-line Processing; performance; grammars

Chapter.  12097 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Grammar, Syntax and Morphology

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