joe dees wrote:
> What are the necessary and essential cognitive and physical
> conditions for the possibility of language to occur?
If you really want to know?
The whole symbol architecture, a few domain modules, and a syntactic processing mechanism on top. "Coding a Transhuman AI" doesn't have a particular section on language, but it has quite a bit of the grounding.
-- firstname.lastname@example.org Eliezer S. Yudkowsky http://pobox.com/~sentience/AI_design.temp.html http://pobox.com/~sentience/sing_analysis.html Disclaimer: Unless otherwise specified, I'm not telling you everything I think I know.