Ma191c Spring 2024: Mathematical Models of Generative Linguistics

Caltech, Linde Hall Room 289, Tuesday-Thursday 1:00-2:30pm

Instructor: Matilde Marcolli

Brief Course Description

The goal of this class is to present a new mathematical model of generative linguistics developed by Marcolli-Chomsky-Berwick during the course of the past year. The class will include some preliminary background on generative linguistics with main focus on syntax.

Slides of Lectures

Slides of lectures will be posted here as the class progresses

Summary of lectures

Reading Materials

There is no specific textbook for the class, but the following references will be useful

Further suggested readings

Schedule of Final Presentations

IMPORTANT: presentations will take place in ROOM 359 on Tuesday June 4 and Thursday June 6, from 1 to 3:30 pm