Frequency-dependent Bias Affects the Spread of Human Communication Systems

Bradley Walker, Nicolas Fay, T. Mark Ellison

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Abstract

Experimental study showing that the copying of signs in a communication system is subject to a frequency-dependent bias
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Evolution of Language
Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of the 10th International Conference (EVOLANG10)
Place of PublicationUSA
PublisherWorld Scientific Publishing
Pages549-550
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9789814603645
ISBN (Print)9789814603621
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014
EventThe Evolution of Language: 10th International Conference 2014 - Vienna, Austria
Duration: 14 Apr 201417 Apr 2014

Publication series

NameThe Evolution of Language
VolumeTalk first

Conference

ConferenceThe Evolution of Language
Abbreviated titleEVOLANG 10
CountryAustria
CityVienna
Period14/04/1417/04/14

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Walker, B., Fay, N., & Ellison, T. M. (2014). Frequency-dependent Bias Affects the Spread of Human Communication Systems. In The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference (EVOLANG10) (pp. 549-550). (The Evolution of Language; Vol. Talk first). USA: World Scientific Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814603638_0138
Walker, Bradley ; Fay, Nicolas ; Ellison, T. Mark. / Frequency-dependent Bias Affects the Spread of Human Communication Systems. The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference (EVOLANG10). USA : World Scientific Publishing, 2014. pp. 549-550 (The Evolution of Language).
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Walker, B, Fay, N & Ellison, TM 2014, Frequency-dependent Bias Affects the Spread of Human Communication Systems. in The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference (EVOLANG10). The Evolution of Language, vol. Talk first, World Scientific Publishing, USA, pp. 549-550, The Evolution of Language, Vienna, Austria, 14/04/14. https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814603638_0138

Frequency-dependent Bias Affects the Spread of Human Communication Systems. / Walker, Bradley; Fay, Nicolas; Ellison, T. Mark.

The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference (EVOLANG10). USA : World Scientific Publishing, 2014. p. 549-550 (The Evolution of Language; Vol. Talk first).

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Walker B, Fay N, Ellison TM. Frequency-dependent Bias Affects the Spread of Human Communication Systems. In The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference (EVOLANG10). USA: World Scientific Publishing. 2014. p. 549-550. (The Evolution of Language). https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814603638_0138