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Mathematical Structures in Languages
by Edward L. Keenan and Lawrence S. Moss
CSLI, 2015
eISBN: 978-1-68400-021-0 | Paper: 978-1-57586-847-9 | Cloth: 978-1-57586-872-1
Library of Congress Classification P138.K44 2016
Dewey Decimal Classification 410.151

Mathematical Structures in Languages introduces a number of mathematical concepts that are of interest to the working linguist. The areas covered include basic set theory and logic, formal languages and automata, trees, partial orders, lattices, Boolean structure,  generalized quantifier theory, and linguistic invariants, the last drawing on Edward L. Keenan and Edward Stabler’s Bare Grammar: A Study of Language Invariants, also published by CSLI Publications. Ideal for advanced undergraduate and graduate students of linguistics, this book contains numerous exercises and will be a valuable resource for courses on mathematical topics in linguistics. The product of many years of teaching, Mathematic Structures in Languages is very much a book to be read and learned from.

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