Challenges for inflectional description



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Project members

Prof Greville G. Corbett
Professor Gerald Gazdar, University of Sussex
Professor Dick Hayward, SOAS
Dr Andrew Spencer, University of Essex

Period of award:

January 1997 - June 1999


Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)