The EmbeddingThe Embedding
by Ian Watson

Illustrations by Pat Morrissey

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Easton Press, 1992; 254 pp.; Masterpieces of Science Fiction Collection

The Embedding, winner of the Prix Apollo in 1975, is unusual for being based on ideas from generative grammar; the title refers to the process of center embedding. The Embedding opens in a research institute where Chris Sole is teaching a strange form of language whose grammar can be self-embedded by computers to create an artificially complex means of communication that opens up the vast potential of the human mind.

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