Physical and Functional Conditions for Symbols, Codes, and Languages

Abstract

All sciences have epistemic assumptions, a language for expressing their theories or models, and symbols that reference observables that can be measured. In most sciences the language in which their models are expressed are not the focus of their attention, although the choice of language is often crucial for the model. On the contrary, biosemiotics, by… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s12304-008-9012-6

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@article{Pattee2008PhysicalAF, title={Physical and Functional Conditions for Symbols, Codes, and Languages}, author={Howard H. Pattee}, journal={Biosemiotics}, year={2008}, volume={1}, pages={147-168} }