Theoretical Computer Science and General Issues

Categories and Types in Logic, Language, and Physics

Essays dedicated to Jim Lambek on the Occasion of this 90th Birthday

Editors: Casadio, C., Coecke, B., Moortgat, M., Scott, P. (Eds.)

  • Dedicated to Jim Lambek, a profoundly inspirational mathematician, whose contributions cover an extraordinarily large range of topics, from mathematics to linguistics to physics
  • Contains papers by leading researchers in the fields of algebra, category theory, linguistics, theoretical physics, logic and proof theory
  • Preface contains some personal recollections, describing different ways the editors of this book have come to know Jim Lambek
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For more than 60 years, Jim Lambek has been a profoundly inspirational mathematician, with groundbreaking contributions to algebra, category theory, linguistics, theoretical physics, logic and proof theory. This Festschrift was put together on the occasion of his 90th birthday. The papers in it give a good picture of the multiple research areas where the impact of Jim Lambek's work can be felt. The volume includes contributions by prominent researchers and by their students, showing how Jim Lambek's ideas keep inspiring upcoming generations of scholars.

Table of contents (23 chapters)

  • Semantic Unification

    Abramsky, Samson (et al.)

    Pages 1-13

  • On Residuation

    Abrusci, V. Michele

    Pages 14-27

  • Type Similarity for the Lambek-Grishin Calculus Revisited

    Bastenhof, Arno

    Pages 28-50

  • NP-Completeness of Grammars Based Upon Products of Free Pregroups

    Béchet, Denis

    Pages 51-62

  • Distributional Semantics: A Montagovian View

    Bernardi, Raffaella

    Pages 63-89

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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $95.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-642-54788-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Categories and Types in Logic, Language, and Physics
Book Subtitle
Essays dedicated to Jim Lambek on the Occasion of this 90th Birthday
Editors
  • Claudia Casadio
  • Bob Coecke
  • Michael Moortgat
  • Philip Scott
Series Title
Theoretical Computer Science and General Issues
Series Volume
8222
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-54789-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-54789-8
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-54788-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 421
Number of Illustrations and Tables
61 b/w illustrations
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