Recursion and Cognitive Science : Data Structures and Mechanisms

@inproceedings{Lobina2009RecursionAC,
  title={Recursion and Cognitive Science : Data Structures and Mechanisms},
  author={David J. Lobina},
  year={2009}
}
The origin and application of Recursion in the formal sciences is described, followed by a critical analysis of the adoption and adaptation of this notion in cognitive science, with a focus on linguistics and psychology. The conclusion argues against a widespread mistake in cognitive science, and recommends recursion should only be used in reference to mechanisms. 

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