Daniel L. Everett
dlevere at ilstu.edu
Wed Apr 25 14:41:57 UTC 2007
There will be computer scientists, linguists, psychologists,
biologists, and anthropologists at the conference.
A number of twists in the typology, definition, etc.
The conference website is at the bottom of this message.
On Apr 25, 2007, at 9:36 AM, Sherman Wilcox wrote:
> I'm with Mike on this one. I can't make the conference, but here's
> my vote for a definition of recursion (from a computer scientist):
> “Recursive structures are built of components that are structurally
> identical to themselves” (Gelernter 1998: 59).
> Gelernter, D. (1998). Machine beauty: Elegance and the heart of
> technology. NY: Basic Books.
> Sherman Wilcox
> Department of Linguistics
> University of New Mexico
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