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Modular Programming Languages: 7th Joint Modular Languages Conference, JMLC 2006, Oxford, UK…

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On behalf of the Steering Committee we are pleased to present the proceedings of the 2006 Joint Modular Languages Conference (JMLC), organized by Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK and held at Jesus College, Oxford. The mission of JMLC is to explore the…
How New Languages Emerge
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|March 31, 2006

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New languages are constantly emerging, as existing languages diverge into different forms. To explain this fascinating process, we need to understand how languages change and how they emerge in children. In this pioneering study, David Lightfoot explains how…
The Development of Language: Acquisition, Change, and Evolution

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A language develops over time, it develops in a child, and the capacity for language has evolved in the human species.
Government and Binding Theory and the Minimalist Program: Principles and Parameters in Syntactic…

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This volume provides an authoritative overview of Government and Binding Theory, and -- in crucial new papers by Noam Chomsky and Alec Marantz -- of the subsequent development of the Minimalist Program.
Verb Movement
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|April 29, 1994

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Work on the movement of phrase categories, mostly Noun Phrases, has been a central element of syntactic theorizing almost since the earliest work on generative grammar. Work on the movement of lexical elements, heads, has been much less central until recent…