Re: mind and world

Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Thu, 14 Jan 1999 00:41:06 -0600

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.

--         Eliezer S. Yudkowsky

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