# Differential heterogenesis and the emergence of semiotic function

@article{Sarti2019DifferentialHA, title={Differential heterogenesis and the emergence of semiotic function}, author={Alessandro Sarti and Giovanna Citti and David Piotrowski}, journal={Semiotica}, year={2019}, volume={2019}, pages={1 - 34} }

Abstract In this study, we analyse the notion of “differential heterogenesis” proposed by Deleuze and Guattari on a morphogenetic perspective. We propose a mathematical framework to envisage the emergence of singular forms from the assemblages of heterogeneous operators. In opposition to the kind of differential calculus that is usually adopted in mathematical-physical modelling, which tends to assume a homogeneous differential equation applied to an entire homogeneous region, heterogenesis… Expand

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