Accession Number:

AD0662888

Title:

A WEB OF WORDS

Descriptive Note:

Scientific interim rept.

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE OFFICE OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH ARLINGTON VA DIRECTORATE OF INFORMATION SCIENCES

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1963-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

49.0

Abstract:

An attempt was made to apply current notions in linguistics and philosophy to the problems of technical writing. Major sections are the frame of reference words and word-books words plus words make sentences sentences plus sentences make prose. Typical headings include Gulliver the gullible, or linguistics in Lagado the definer defined Aristotle was class conscious what your dictionary wont tell you must we write pidgin the mystique of sentencehood its art, but is it pretty a sentence is a discrete fragment of a correlation network of thoughts expressed as a sequential linear array of symbols.

Subject Categories:

  • Information Science
  • Linguistics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE