Book 2014

Language and Recursion

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-9413-3 (Print) 978-1-4614-9414-0 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xix

  2. What Is Recursion?

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Chapter

      Pages 3-13

      Pragmatics as the Origin of Recursion

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      Chapter

      Pages 15-26

      Investigating Recursion Within a Domain-Specific Framework

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      Chapter

      Pages 27-36

      Recursive Cognition as a Prelude to Language

  3. Non-verbal Communication Devices, Implicit Learning, Language and Recursion

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 37-37

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      Chapter

      Pages 39-55

      Nonverbal Communication Devices, Language, Cerebral Flexibility, and Recursive Exercises

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      Chapter

      Pages 57-66

      Computer Simulations of Recursive Exercises for a Nonverbal Communication Device

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      Chapter

      Pages 67-85

      Implicit Learning and Recursion

  4. Emergence of Grammar in Human and Non-human Animal Communication

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 87-87

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      Chapter

      Pages 89-99

      Early Rule-Learning Ability and Language Acquisition

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      Chapter

      Pages 101-113

      Is There a Brain Basis of Recursion?

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      Chapter

      Pages 115-125

      Primate Communication: Meaning from Strings of Calls

  5. About Formal Grammars and Artificial Intelligence

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 127-127

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      Chapter

      Pages 129-138

      Unification and Efficient Computation in the Minimalist Program

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      Chapter

      Pages 139-147

      Recursion in Generative Grammar

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      Chapter

      Pages 149-165

      Computational Language Related to Recursion, Incursion and Fractal

  6. Philosophy, Recursion and Language

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 167-167

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      Chapter

      Pages 169-179

      Consciousness, Recursion and Language

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      Chapter

      Pages 181-191

      There Is No Recursion in Language

  7. Synthesis of the Main Discussion Sessions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 193-193

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      Chapter

      Pages 195-228

      Synthesis of the Main Discussions

  8. Back Matter

    Pages 229-232