natural language as communication
"Grammatical Man", New York, Simon and Shuster, 1982.
|28 ;;Quote: even though a sentence has lots of redundancy, it should contain something new or unexpected; otherwise why bother|
|33 ;;Quote: a system in maximum entropy is constant at the surface but also changing constantly|
|40 ;;Quote: Boltzmann made entropy a statistical property of an enormous number of particles; so disorder is only probably even though it is nearly certain
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