Research Output 2001 2017

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

Cultural Evolution
Compressibility
Linguistics
Communication
language

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
Teaching
language
teaching
Learning
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

playing
Cultural Evolution
language
learning
Learning
2016
File
bilingual education
foreign language
consequences
school
learning performance

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 Arts
Cultural Evolution
Art
art
Technology

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.).

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

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

Cultural Evolution
Structural properties
Communication
evolution
Linguistics

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

Cultural Evolution
Linguistics
Communication
communication
Compressibility

Culture: Copying, Compression and Conventionality

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Innovation
learning
Learning
Copying
Compressibility
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 system
Communication
communication
human being

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

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

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)

Cultural Evolution
Linguistics
evolutionary theory
Adaptive systems
den

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.

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

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

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

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
File
Cultural Evolution
Nuclear Family
son
evolution

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
Learning
compressibility
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

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

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
Linguistics
sociocultural factors
price

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

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

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
imitation
Communication
communication
linguistics

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

linguistic variant
Linguistics
prestige
diffusion
Population Dynamics

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.

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

File
Linguistics
linguistics
structure
meaning
language
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
Formal languages
Linguistics
language
Experiments
Reproduction

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

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

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.

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

File
literacy
Linguistics
regularity
learning
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

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

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

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

File
imitation
Communication
communication
system
system structure

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

language
Association reactions
experiment
Cultural Evolution
learning

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
Cultural Evolution
Cultural Competency
Social aspects
Access to Information
Information use
Human communication
Fundamental
Phylogenetics
Evolution of language
Grammar
2008
speech
measurement method
representation
Semantics
syntax

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.

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

File
regularity
Information theory
language
Linguistics
learning

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

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

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
language
Large scale systems
Semantics
Association reactions
selection
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
structure
semantics
representation
hypothesis
2004
File
structure
Semantics
language
phonology
Syntactics
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

redundancy
Redundancy
Software
software
constraint
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

speech
entropy
brain
Information Theory
information