Media: The Economist: Looking for a Sign
In the Nov 10th issue of the Economist there was an interesting article
about how languages are created under experimental conditions.
A scientist, Bruno Galantucci, developed a game where players are required
to originate a novel human communication system in the context of a joint
activity and with no preestablished conventions to rely upon.
'Looking for a sign. People can communicate without agreeing on the meaning
of the terms'
Galantucci's paper is available at:
|Date Posted:||December 23, 2005|