- Least effort and the origins of scaling in human languageRamon Ferrer i Cancho
Complex Systems Lab, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Doctor Aiguader 80, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:788-91. 2003..The implications for the evolution of language are discussed. We explain how language evolution can take advantage of a communicative phase transition...
- Patterns in syntactic dependency networksRamon Ferrer i Cancho
ICREA Complex Systems Lab, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Dr Aiguader 80, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys 69:051915. 2004..Such previously unreported features of syntax organization are not a trivial consequence of the structure of sentences, but an emergent trait at the global scale...