Compositionality, Complexity, and Evolution
2013 (English)In: Proceedings: Symposium on Language Acquisition and Language Evolution / [ed] Francisco Lacerda, Stockholm: Department of Linguistics, Stockholm University , 2013, 1, 51-62 p.Chapter in book (Other academic)
Is there a reason to believe that the evolution of language leads to compositional semantics? A proposal from Henry Brighton is presented and criticized. As an alternative, the role of compositionality for the complexity of semantic interpretation is emphasized.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Stockholm: Department of Linguistics, Stockholm University , 2013, 1. 51-62 p.
, PERILUS - Working Papers from the Phonetics Laboratory at the Department of Linguistics, Stockholm University, 2011
semantics, compositionality, computational complexity, evolution
Research subject Philosophy
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-98941OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-98941DiVA: diva2:685913