To the 90th Anniversary of G.P. Melnikov. Round Table "System Typology of Languages: Analysis and Synthesis in the Science of Language", November 9, 2018

2019 Polylinguality and Transcultural Practices  
This Round Table is dedicated to the memory of the outstanding Russian linguist, philosopher, and cultural scientist G.P. Melnikov. Gennady Prokopevich is a creator of the system-typological concept of language. Before becoming a teacher in the Department of General and Russian Linguistics at the Peoples' Friendship University of Russia, Melnikov worked at the Pedagogical Institute named after Lenin and the Laboratory of Computational Linguistics of Moscow State University. The field of his
more » ... arch encompassed a variety of sciences and scientific fields, which are based on logic: physics, mathematics, information theory, cybernetics, semiotics, general linguistics, Turkology, Slavonic studies, etc. Melnikov's contribution in the national philology can not be overestimated. Thanks to his students, such areas as quantitative linguistics, cognitive science, the theory of artistic bilingualism, communication and many others are being actively developed.
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