Lyon, Caroline

Emergence of Communication and Language

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Chrystopher L. Nehaniv, Caroline Lyon, Angelo Cangelosi

Part 1. Empirical Investigations on Human Language

2. Evolving Meaning: The Roles of Kin Selection, Allomothering and Paternal Care in Language Evolution
W. Tecumseh Fitch

3. ‘Needs only’ Analysis in Linguistic Ontogeny and Phylogeny
Alison Wray

4. Clues from Information Theory Indicating a Phased Emergence of Grammar
Caroline Lyon, Chrystopher L. Nehaniv, Bob Dickerson

5. Emergence of a Communication System: International Sign
Rachel Rosenstock

6. Distributed Language: Biomechanics, Functions, and the Origins of Talk
Stephen J. Cowley

Part 2. Synthesis of Communication and Language in Artificial Systems

7. The Recruitment Theory of Language Origins
Luc Steels

In silico Evolutionary Developmental Neurobiology and the Origin of Natural Language
Eörs Szathmáry, Zoltán Szathmáry, Péter Ittzés, GeroŐ Orbaán, István Zachár, Ferenc Huszár, Anna Fedor, Máté Varga, Szabolcs Számadó

9. Communication in Natural and Artificial Organisms: Experiments in Evolutionary Robotics
Davide Marocco, Stefano Nolfi

10. From Vocal Replication to Shared Combinatorial Speech Codes: A Small Step for Evolution, A Big Step for Language
Pierre-Yves Oudeyer

11. Learning and Transition of Symbols: Towards a Dynamical Model of a Symbolic Individual
Takashi Hashimoto, Akira Masumi

12. Language Change among ‘Memoryless Learners’ Simulated in Language Dynamics Equations
Makoto Nakamura, Takashi Hashimoto, Satoshi Tojo

13. The Evolution of Meaning-Space Structure through Iterated Learning
Simon Kirby

14. The Emergence of Language: How to Simulate It
Domenico Parisi, Marco Mirolli

15. Lexical Acquisition with and without Metacommunication
Jonathan Ginzburg, Zoran Macura*

16. Agent Based Modelling of Communication Costs: Why Information Can Be Free
Ivana Čače, Joanna J. Bryson

17. Language Change and the Inference of Meaning
Andrew D. M. Smith

18. Language, Perceptual Categories and their Interaction: Insights from Computational Modelling
Tony Belpaeme, Joris Bleys

Part 3. Insights from Animal Communication

19. Emergence of Linguistic Communication: Studies on Grey Parrots
Irene M. Pepperberg

20. A Possible Role for Selective Masking in the Evolution of Complex, Learned Communication Systems
Graham R.S. Ritchie, Simon Kirby

21. The Natural History of Human Language: Bridging the Gaps without Magic
Bjorn Merker, Kazuo Okanoya

22. Neural Substrates for String-Context Mutual Segmentation: A Path to Human Language
Kazuo Okanoya, Bjorn Merker

Keywords: Computer Science, Language Translation and Linguistics, Artificial Intelligence (incl. Robotics), Simulation and Modeling, Computer Appl. in Social and Behavioral Sciences, Computer Appl. in Arts and Humanities

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Information Technology, Telecommunications

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