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A language model based on a qualitative definition of information
Language exists because it conveys information. Unlike in Shannon's theory on information, aimed at a quantitative analysis of the relation signal/noise, a definition of information in terms of processable symbols and operations leads to a model of language that exhibits the compositionality of human language. Additionally, an analysis of the main concept involved in that definition (i.e. categories) reveals a number of internal structures that can also be formalized in terms of symbols anddoi:10.5281/zenodo.3263752 fatcat:dbxkvmie6bfabnip6mxa62t4py