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Gelada vocal sequences follow Menzerath's linguistic law

Autor
Gustison, M.; Semple, S.; Ferrer-i-Cancho, R.; Bergman, T.
Tipus d'activitat
Article en revista
Revista
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Data de publicació
2016-03-04
Volum
113
Número
19
Pàgina inicial
E2750
Pàgina final
E2758
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1522072113 Obrir en finestra nova
Projecte finançador
Aprendizaje Computacional y Comunicación
Repositori
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/89435 Obrir en finestra nova
URL
http://www.pnas.org/content/113/19/E2750 Obrir en finestra nova
Resum
Identifying universal principles underpinning diverse natural systems is a key goal of the life sciences. A powerful approach in addressing this goal has been to test whether patterns consistent with linguistic laws are found in nonhuman animals. Menzerath's law is a linguistic law that states that, the larger the construct, the smaller the size of its constituents. Here, to our knowledge, we present the first evidence that Menzerath's law holds in the vocal communication of a nonhuman species. ...
Citació
Gustison, M., Semple, S., Ferrer-i-Cancho, R., Bergman, T. Gelada vocal sequences follow Menzerath's linguistic law. "Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America", 4 Març 2016, vol. 113, núm. 19, p. E2750-E2758.
Paraules clau
Altmann law, Breathing control, Communication, Complexity, Evolution, Genomes, Language, Menzerath, Primate, Self-organization, Theropithecus-Gelada, Vocalizations, Zipf
Grup de recerca
LARCA - Laboratori d'Algorísmia Relacional, Complexitat i Aprenentatge

Participants

  • Gustison, Morgan  (autor)
  • Semple, Stuart  (autor)
  • Ferrer Cancho, Ramon  (autor)
  • Bergman, Thore  (autor)