Language and Computers

  title={Language and Computers},
  author={Chin-Chuan Cheng},
  journal={Annual Review of Applied Linguistics},
  pages={34 - 49}
  • Chin-Chuan Cheng
  • Published 1 March 1986
  • Education
  • Annual Review of Applied Linguistics
Language, writing, and the computer, as Wang (1986) states, must rank among the highest of our most important inventions since each has profoundly determined the development of the human species. There have been numerous interactions among these three types of human institutions. Writing, of course, is largely a reflection of language. Since its inception four decades ago, the computer has depended on various forms of language and writing to communicate with its human creators. Some of these… 


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