6.S974 Language, Computation, and Biology


Also offered under 24.S95
Graduate H-Level by petition
Units 3-0-9
Prereq: none, permission of instructor
Schedule: F11-3, room 32D-461
Instructors:  Professors Robert Berwick, Noam Chomsky
Examines the biology and evolution of human language from the perspective of current linguistic theory and evolutionary and computational modeling. Provides the interdisciplinary analytical background required in order to critically read the literature in this area.