4.542 Background to Shape Grammars

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An advanced examination of the shape grammar formalism and its relationship to some key issues in a variety of other fields, including art and design, philosophy, history and philosophy of science, linguistics and psychology, literature and literary studies, logic and mathematics, and artificial intelligence. Student presentations and discussion of selected readings are encouraged. Topics vary from year to year. Can be repeated with permission of instructor.

This class has 4.541 as a prerequisite.

4.542 will be offered this semester (Spring 2019). It is instructed by G. Stiny.

Lecture occurs 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM on Tuesdays in 5-232.

This class counts for a total of 9 credits.

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