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Complex Signals and Compositionality

Brian Skyrms

in Signals

Published in print April 2010 | ISBN: 9780199580828
Published online May 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191722769 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580828.003.0013
Complex Signals and Compositionality

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This chapter focuses on an earlier point in the evolution of signaling. It considers how one might come to have — in the most primitive way — a complex signal composed of simple signals. This is done with the smallest departure possible from signaling models that have been previously examined in this book.

Keywords: signals; signaling; evolution

Chapter.  1314 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Language

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