Chaos and meaning

Chaotic Logic: Language, Thought, and Reality from the Perspective of Complex Systems Science

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Chaotic Logic: Language, Thought, and Reality from the Perspective of Complex Systems Science (IFSR International Series on Systems Science and Engineering) (Hardcover) by Ben Goertzel

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Rhizomik project

The "Rhizomik initiative" claims to have "modelled a meaningful portion of the Semantic Web showing that it satisfies Complex Systems properties":

http://rhizomik.net/livingsw/

Chaos and the power of assemblies

Giuseppe Vitiello has been working with W. J. Freeman to relate the properties of many-body systems to cognition.

http://www.archive.org/details/Redwood_Center_2007_01_23_Giuseppe_Vitiello

Here is a paper on possible relationships between quantum theory, symmetry breaking, and chaotic classical Hamiltonians:

http://www.sbfisica.org.br/bjp/files/v35_351.pdf

Wolfgang Wildgen's "Catastrophe theoretical models in semantics"

John Sowa writing on the Ontolog discussion list 2007 (http://ontolog.cim3.net/forum/ontolog-forum/2008-02/msg00085.html):

"René Thom, who founded catastrophe theory and received the Fields
Medal for his efforts, was firmly convinced that all areas of human
perception and cognition -- language, in particular -- depend on
features that are closely related to catastrophe theory.

Wolfgang Wildgen is a linguist who developed Thom's ideas on
catastrophe theory applied to of semantics. For various papers
and PowerPoint slides (in English, German, and French) see

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