Computational Phenotypes: Where the Theory of Computation Meets Evo-Devo
Keywords:cognition, computational complexity, evolutionary develop-mental biology, faculty of language, morphological evolution
AbstractThis article argues that the Chomsky Hierarchy can be reinterpreted as a developmental morphospace constraining the evolution of a discrete and finite series of computational phenotypes. In doing so, the theory of Morphological Evolution as stated by Pere Alberch, a pioneering figure of Evo–Devo thinking, is adhered to.
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