Boolean Monadic Recursive Schemes for Phonological Analysis: A tutorial

A Tutorial for the 2022 Annual Meeting on Phonology @ UCLA

Jane Chandlee (Haverford College)
Adam Jardine (Rutgers University)
Adam McCollum (Rutgers University)
Tatevik Yolyan (Rutgers University)


  • A theory of phonology...
    • allows us to directly state linguistically significant generalizations;
    • captures abstract universals about the phonological cognitive module;
    • (and is also learnable)
  • Boolean monadic recursive schemes (BMRS) is a logical formalism for implementing such a theory

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