## A Descriptive Approach to Language-Theoretic Complexity (1996)

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@MISC{Rogers96adescriptive,

author = {James Rogers},

title = {A Descriptive Approach to Language-Theoretic Complexity},

year = {1996}

}

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Contents 1 Language Complexity in Generative Grammar 3 Part I The Descriptive Complexity of Strongly Context-Free Languages 11 2 Introduction to Part I 13 3 Trees as Elementary Structures 15 4 L 2 K;P and SnS 25 5 Definability and Non-Definability in L 2 K;P 35 6 Conclusion of Part I 57 DRAFT 2 / Contents Part II The Generative Capacity of GB Theories 59 7 Introduction to Part II 61 8 The Fundamental Structures of GB Theories 69 9 GB and Non-definability in L 2 K;P 79 10 Formalizing X-Bar Theory 93 11 The Lexicon, Subcategorization, Theta-theory, and Case Theory 111 12 Binding and Control 119 13 Chains 131 14 Reconstruction 157 15 Limitations of the Interpretation 173 16 Conclusion of Part II 179 A Index of Definitions 183 Bibliography DRAFT 1<