Songs to syntax: Cognition, combinatorial computation, and the origin of language

  • Robert C. Berwick
  • Published 2011 in
    IEEE 10th International Conference on Cognitive…

Abstract

Language comprises a central component of what the co-founder of modern evolutionary theory, Alfred Russell Wallace, called “man's intellectual and moral nature” - the human capacities for creative imagination, language and symbolism generally, a complex that is sometimes simply called “the human capacity.” This complex seems to… (More)
DOI: 10.1109/COGINF.2011.6016184

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@article{Berwick2011SongsTS, title={Songs to syntax: Cognition, combinatorial computation, and the origin of language}, author={Robert C. Berwick}, journal={IEEE 10th International Conference on Cognitive Informatics and Cognitive Computing (ICCI-CC'11)}, year={2011}, pages={1-1} }