Analogy between language and biology: a functional approach

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We adopt here a functional approach to the classical comparison between language and biology. We first parallel events which have a functional signification in each domain, by matching the utterance of a sentence with the release of a protein. The meaning of a protein is then defined by analogy as “the constant contribution of the biochemical material… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10339-006-0156-5

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@article{Victorri2006AnalogyBL, title={Analogy between language and biology: a functional approach}, author={Bernard Victorri}, journal={Cognitive Processing}, year={2006}, volume={8}, pages={11-19} }