two-symbol mathematics (was: Langauge Constets (was: NSM))
|From:||Tristan Plumb <lingua@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, November 22, 2007, 1:58|
> > If mathematics can be derived from just two entities, 0 and 1, why
> > not a speaking language?
> How can mathematics be derived from just '0' and '1'? You have to be
> able to combine them somehow, and that means adding an operation, which
> immediately means a third item.
¡No! You can express the entirity of mathematics with the digits 0 and 1:
Then, of course, a grammar, which is extraordinarily simple in this case.
(I hardly think anybody was thinking to have no rules to combine digits.)
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