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Research Output 2001 2018

2018

Simplicity biases operate at item and system level. An iterated learning study

Papa, A., Stadje, M., Kirby, S. & Tamariz, M. Apr 2018 Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on the Evolution of Language Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on the Evolution of Language. Cuskley, C., Flaherty, M., Little, H., McCrohon, L., Ravignani, A. & Verhoef, T. (eds.). 29

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Open Access

The cultural evolution of communicative conventions: interactions between population connectivity dynamics and cognitive biases

Segovia Martin, J. & Tamariz, M. Apr 2018 Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on the Evolution of Language Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on the Evolution of Language. Cuskley, C., Flaherty, M., Little, H., McCrohon, L., Ravignani, A. & Verhoef, T. (eds.). 46

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Open Access

The role of teaching in iterated language transmission

Kempe, V., Cichon, K., Tamariz, M. & Gauvrit, N. Apr 2018 Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on the Evolution of Language Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on the Evolution of Language. Cuskley, C., Flaherty, M., Little, H., McCrohon, L., Ravignani, A. & Verhoef, T. (eds.). 27

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
2017

Experimental Studies on the Cultural Evolution of Language

Tamariz, M. Jan 2017 In : Annual Review of Linguistics. 3, p. 389-407 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Experimental Study
Evolution of Language
Cultural Evolution
Language
Interaction

Iterated Teaching Can Optimize Language Functionality

Kempe, V., Cichon, K., Gauvrit, N. & Tamariz, M. 26 Jul 2017 Proceedings of the 39th Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
functionality
Teaching
language
expert
learning

The interactive origin of iconicity

Tamariz, M., Roberts, S., Martinez, I. & Santiago de Torres, J. 15 May 2017 In : Cognitive Science.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

language
dyad
learning
innovation
communication
2016
File
bilingual education
primary school
secondary school
foreign language
school

Cultural Evolution Across Domains: Language, Technology and Art

Tamariz, M., Kirby, S. & Carr, J. W. Aug 2016 Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Papafragou , A., Grodner , D., Mirman , D. & Trueswell , J. (eds.). Cognitive Science Society, p. 2765-2770 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
Language
Art
Cultural evolution
Innovation
Evolutionary

Evidence of descent with modification in iterated learning experiments

Tamariz, M. & Shurley, J. 2016 The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference (EVOLANG11). Roberts, S., Cuskley , C., McCrohon , L., Barceló-Coblijn, L., Feher , O. & Verhoef , T. (eds.).

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Open Access
File

The cultural evolution of language

Tamariz, M. & Kirby, S. Apr 2016 In : Current Opinion in Psychology. 8, p. 37-43

Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review

language
laboratory experiment
communication system
cognition
appeal

What is unique about the evolution of language compared to other cultural domains? An experimental study of language, technology and art

Tamariz, M. & Carr, J. W. 2016 The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference (EVOLANG11). Roberts, S., Cuskley , C., McCrohon , L., Barceló-Coblijn, L., Feher , O. & Verhoef , T. (eds.).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
2015

Compression and communication in the cultural evolution of linguistic structure

Kirby, S., Tamariz, M., Cornish, H. & Smith, K. Aug 2015 In : Cognition. 141, p. 87-102

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Linguistics
Communication
Compressibility
Communication systems
Acoustic waves

Culture: Copying, Compression and Conventionality

Tamariz, M. & Kirby, S. Jan 2015 In : Cognitive Science. 39, 1, p. 171-183

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

learning
innovation
experiment
2014

Cultural selection drives the evolution of human communication systems

Tamariz, M., Ellison, T. M., Barr, D. J. & Fay, N. 7 Aug 2014 In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 281, 1788, 6 p., 20140488

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Communication systems
Communication
Selection model
Evolutionary
Complex adaptive systems

Culture: Copying, Compression and Conventionality

Tamariz, M. & Kirby, S. 2014 Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on the Evolution of Language. Cartmill, E., Roberts, S., Lyn, H. & Cornish, H. (eds.). Singapore: World Scientific Publishing

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File

Experiments and Simulations Can Inform Evolutionary Theories of the Cultural Evolution of Language

Tamariz, M. 2014 The Evolution of Social Communication in Primates: A Multidisciplinary Approach. Pina, M. & Gontier, N. (eds.). Springer, Vol. Part IV, p. 249-288 (Interdisciplinary Evolution Research; vol. 1)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

linguistics
phonemes
organs
simulation
computerized simulation

Human Communication Systems Evolve by Cultural Selection

Fay, N., Tamariz, M., Ellison, T. M. & Barr, D. J. 2014 Proceedings of the 2014 Collective Intelligence Conference.

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File

Representations are selected: They don’t just drift

Ellison, T. M., Fay, N., Tamariz, M. & Barr, D. J. 2014 Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on the Evolution of Language. Cartmill, E., Roberts, S., Lyn, H. & Cornish, H. (eds.). World Scientific Publishing

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

The role of iconicity in the evolution of linguistic structure

Santiago, J., Tamariz, M., Vigliocco, G. & Vinson, D. 2014 Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on the Evolution of Language. Cartmill, E., Roberts, S., Lyn, H. & Cornish, H. (eds.). World Scientific Publishing

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File
2013

La Evolución Cultural del Lenguaje Entra en el Laboratorio

Tamariz, M. 2013 In : Ciencia Cognitiva. 7, 1, p. 11-15

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Linguistic structure is an evolutionary trade-off between simplicity and expressivity

Smith, K., Tamariz, M. & Kirby, S. 2013 Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Knauff , M., Pauen , M., Sebanz , N. & Wachsmuth , I. (eds.). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society, p. 1348-1353 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

File
Linguistics
Cultural Evolution
Learning
Pressure
Language
2012

Replication and Emergence Processes in Language Evolution

Tamariz, M. 2012 The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on the Evolution of Language. Scott-Phillips, T. C., Tamariz, M., Cartmill, E. & Hurford, J. (eds.). World Scientific Publishing

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File

Studying Language Change Using the Price Equation and Pólya-urn Dynamics

Gong, T., Shuai, L., Tamariz, M. & Jäger, G. 12 Mar 2012 In : PLOS ONE. 7, 3, 12 p., e33171

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
language change
prestige
sociocultural factors
linguistic variant
social structure

The Effects of Generation Turnover and Interlocutor Negotiation on Linguistic Structure

Tamariz, M., Cornish, H., Smith, K., Roberts, S. & Kirby, S. 2012 The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on the Evolution of Language. Scott-Phillips, T. C., Tamariz, M., Cartmill, E. & Hurford, J. (eds.). World Scientific Publishing

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File

The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on the Evolution of Language

Scott-Phillips, T. C. (ed.), Tamariz, M. (ed.), Cartmill, E. A. (ed.) & Hurford, J. R. (ed.) Feb 2012 World Scientific Publishing. 600 p.

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology

2011
Linguistics
Communication
Computer simulation

Investigating the effects of prestige on the diffusion of linguistic variants

Tamariz, M., Gong, T. & Jäger, G. 2011 Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Carlson , L., Hölscher , C. & Shipley , T. F. (eds.). Cognitive Science Society, p. 1491-1496 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Linguistics
Population dynamics
Adaptive systems
Computer simulation

Linguistic Structure Evolves to Match Meaning Structure

Tamariz, M. 2011 Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Carlson , L., Hölscher , C. & Shipley , T. F. (eds.). Cognitive Science Society, p. 1194-1199 6 p.

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File
linguistics
language
methodology
2010

Exploring the Nature of a Systematicity Bias: An Experimental Study

Smith, A. D. M., Skarabela, B. & Tamariz, M. 2010 The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on the Evolution of Language. Smith, A. D. M., Schouwstra, M., de Boer, B. & Smith, K. (eds.). World Scientific Publishing

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

File
trend
language
frequency distribution
regularity
learning

Identifying Selective Pressures in Language Evolution: Polya Urns and the Price Equation

Tamariz, M. 2010 The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on the Evolution of Language. Smith, A. D. M., Schouwstra, M., de Boer, B. & Smith, K. (eds.). World Scientific Publishing

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File

The Role of Practice and Literacy in the Evolution of Linguistic Structure

Tamariz, M., Brown, J. E. & Murray, K. M. 2010 The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on the Evolution of Language. Smith, A. D. M., Schouwstra, M., de Boer, B. & Smith, K. (eds.). World Scientific Publishing, p. 313-320 8 p.

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File
regularity
literacy
linguistics
trend
learning

What are the analogues of genotype and phenotype in language evolution?

Tamariz, M. 2010 The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on the Evolution of Language. Smith, A. D. M., Schouwstra, M., de Boer, B. & Smith, K. (eds.). World Scientific Publishing

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File
2009

Arbitrary Imitation, Pattern Completion and the Origin and Evolution of Human Communication

Tamariz, M. 2009 Proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Taatgen , N. & van Rijn , H. (eds.). Cognitive Science Society

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File
Communication
Computer simulation

Complex Adaptive Systems and the Origins of Adaptive Structure: What Experiments Can Tell Us

Cornish, H., Tamariz, M. & Kirby, S. Dec 2009 In : Language Learning. 59, S1, p. 187-205 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adaptive systems
Structural properties
Experiments

Evolutionary Transitions and Co-evolutionary Dynamics in Biology and in Culture

Tamariz, M. 2009 Theoretical and Methodological Issues in Evolutionary Archaeology: Towards an Unified Darwinian Paradigm. Muscio, H. J. & Lopez, G. E. J. (eds.). Oxford: Archaeopress, Vol. 20, p. 103-110 8 p. (Proceedings of the XVth World Congress of the Union for Prehistoric and Protohistoric Sciences; vol. 20)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
biology
symbol
interaction
grammar
communication
language
literature
2008
Co-occurrence
Mental Lexicon
Systematicity
Lexicon
Confusion

Regularity in Mappings Between Signals and Meanings

Tamariz, M. & Smith, A. D. M. 2008 The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on the Evolution of Language. Smith, A. D. M., Smith, K. & Ferrer i Cancho, R. (eds.). World Scientific Publishing, p. 315-322 8 p.

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File
Information theory
Linguistics
Experiments

Why the Transition to Cumulative Symbolic Culture is Rare

Tamariz, M. 2008 The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on the Evolution of Language. Smith, A. D. M., Smith, K. & Ferrer i Cancho, R. (eds.). World Scientific Publishing

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File
2006

Selection dynamics in language form and language meaning

Tamariz, M. 2006 The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on the Evolution of Language. Cangelosi, A., Smith, A. D. M. & Smith, K. (eds.). World Scientific Publishing, p. 341-347 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

File
Large scale systems
Semantics
2005

Configuring the Phonological Organization of the Mental Lexicon Using Syntactic and Semantic Information

Tamariz, M. 2005 Proceedings of the 27th Annual Conference of Cognitive Science Society. Bara, B. G., Barsalou , L. & Bucciarelli , M. (eds.). Lawrence Erlbaum Associates

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

File
semantics
organization
2004
File
Mental Lexicon
Lexicon
Phonological Similarity
Syntax
Co-occurrence
2002

Completion norms for 112 Spanish sentences

McDonald, S. A. & Tamariz, M. Feb 2002 In : Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, and Computers. 34, 1, p. 128-137

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Software
Research Personnel
2001

Real World Constraints on the Mental Lexicon: Assimilation, the Speech Lexicon and the Information Structure of Spanish words

Tamariz, M. & Shillcock, R. 2001 Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Moore, J. D. & Stenning, K. (eds.). Lawrence Erlbaum Associates

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Mental Lexicon
Lexicon
Real World
Information Structure
Plot