The Phonology Circle is a weekly forum for the presentation of current research in phonology and phonetics. Phonology Circle will meet on Mondays this semester from 5:00-6:30pm in 32-D831 unless otherwise noted.
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Phonology Circle: Roni Katzir (TAU & MIT) and Ezer Rasin (MIT)
September 11, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Learning opacity, optionality, and abstract URs using Minimum Description Length
We discuss two posters that we will present at the Annual Meeting on Phonology 2017:
1. Acquiring opaque phonological interactions using Minimum Description Length
Opacity poses an obvious challenge for the child learning the phonology of their ambient language: a process to be acquired loses support because of environments in which it was supposed to apply but didn’t (e.g., counterfeeding) or…