Goa University

The semantic sphere 1 :

Lévy, Pierre, 1956-

The semantic sphere 1 : computation, cognition, and information economy Pierre Levy. - London : Wiley and Sons; 2011 - xiii; 381 p. 23 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

"The new digital media offers us an unprecedented memory capacity, an ubiquitous communication channel and a growing computing power. How can we exploit this medium to augment our personal and social cognitive processes at the service of human development? Combining a deep knowledge of humanities and social sciences as well as a real familiarity with computer science issues, this book explains the collaborative construction of a global hypercortex coordinated by a computable metalanguage. By recognizing fully the symbolic and social nature of human cognition, we could transform our current opaque global brain into a reflexive collective intelligence"--

9781848212510 (hardback)


Semantic Web.
Information society.
Human information processing.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Electronics / General.

TK5105.88815 / .L485 2011

025.0427 LEV/Sem

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