J Kahovec's scientific contributions

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... Institutional regulation and harmonisation of chemical nomenclature bear similarities with the controlled vocabulary, for some authors consider it the artificial language (Kahovec 2000), which consists of items that can unambiguously name several millions of chemical compounds. It was chemistry which saw a kind of revolution in intentional regulation of linguistic means in the professional communication-for the first time in history the scientists, namely French chemists inspired by Condillac's philosophy of language, attempted to introduce naming rules. ...