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Human Language and the Computer

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As an attribute of the noun language, the adjective human may appear more or less tautological. I want to stress, however, that in this contribution I regard language as one of the biological characteristics of a certain mammalian species, namely of Homo sapiens sapiens. I do so in order to gain a point of view that is as far away as possible from computers as a non-biological, a technical species.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Ruhr-Universität BochumBochumGermany

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