The elements

  • András Kornai
Part of the Advanced Information and Knowledge Processing book series (AI&KP)

A primary concern of mathematical linguistics is to effectively enumerate those sets of words, sentences, etc., that play some important linguistic role. Typically, this is done by means of generating the set in question, a definitional method that we introduce in Section 2.1 by means of examples and counterexamples that show the similarities and the differences between the standard mathematical use of the term ‘generate’ and the way it is employed in linguistics.


Production Rule Regular Language Primitive Element Fibonacci Number Generative Grammar 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • András Kornai
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  1. 1.MetaCarta Inc.CambridgeUSA

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