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International Journal of English Studies, v8 n1 p123-139 2008

Finite-state methods are finding ever increasing use among linguists as a way of modeling phonology and morphology and as a method for manipulating and modeling text. This paper describes a suite of very simple finite-state tools written by the author that can be used to investigate this area and that can be used for simple analysis.

Descriptors: Phonology, Morphology (Languages), Program Descriptions, Educational Technology, Investigations, Research Tools, Learning Modules, Language Acquisition, Natural Language Processing, Courseware, Demonstrations (Educational), Programming, Computer Software Reviews, Linguistics

University of Murcia. Department of English Philology Merced Campus, Calle Santo Cristo 1, Murcia 30071 Spain. Tel: +34-868-88-3406; Fax: +34-868-88-3409; e-mail: publicaciones[at]; Web site:

Author: Hammond, Michael



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