Daniela Bargelli (McGill University):
A Computational Approach to the Noun in Burushaski
This paper is a preliminary study of the noun phrase in Burushaski, an isolated language spoken in northern Pakistan. Following the analysis conducted by Lambek and me on the Turkish verb [B. & L. 1999], I intend to show that a similar process can be applied to nouns as well. A comparable computational approach is indeed helpful to explain the rules governing case marked nouns in Burushaski.