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Bayesian phylolinguistics reveals the internal structure of the Transeurasian family

Martine Robbeets and Remco Bouckaert.

in Journal of Language Evolution

P ublished online August 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Prehistoric Archaeology; Language Evolution; Evolutionary Biology; Genetics and Genomics; Human Evolution. 10518 words.

Abstract

The historical connection between the Transeurasian languages, i.e. the Japonic, Koreanic, Tungusic, Mongolic, and Turkic languages, is among the most...

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Haldeman, Samuel Stehman

W. Conner Sorensen.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Natural History. 1593 words.

Haldeman, Samuel Stehman (12 August 1812–10 September 1880), naturalist and philologist, was born at Locust Grove, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, the son of Henry Haldeman, a businessman,...

Lhuyd [Lhwyd; formerly Lloyd], Edward (1659/60?–1709), naturalist and philologist

Brynley F. Roberts.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Natural History. 2217 words.

Lhuyd [Lhwyd; formerly Lloyd], Edward (1659/60?–1709), naturalist and philologist, was born in the parish of Loppington, Shropshire, the illegitimate son of Edward Lloyd (1635–1681) of...

manipulation

Overview page. Subjects: Linguistics — Zoology and Animal Sciences.

An aspect of communication, which can occur when the receiver obtains information about the signaller, against the interests of the signaller. For example, the courtship display of a male...

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optimality theory

Overview page. Subjects: Linguistics — Biological Sciences.

The theory that behavioural strategies involve decisions which tend to maximize the efficiency of that behaviour.

http://www.holycross.edu/departments/biology/kprestwi/behavior/ESS...

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Ord, George

Robert McCracken Peck.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Natural History; History of Science and Technology; Biographical Studies. 1142 words.

Ord, George (04 March 1781–24 January 1866), naturalist, writer, and lexicographer, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of George Ord, a retired sea captain who in 1798 became a...

Sequence comparison in computational historical linguistics

Johann-Mattis List, Mary Walworth, Simon J Greenhill, Tiago Tresoldi and Robert Forkel.

in Journal of Language Evolution

P ublished online July 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Prehistoric Archaeology; Language Evolution; Evolutionary Biology; Genetics and Genomics; Human Evolution. 8967 words.

Abstract

With increasing amounts of digitally available data from all over the world, manual annotation of cognates in multi-lingual word lists becomes more...

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Studying language evolution in the age of big data

Tanmoy Bhattacharya, Nancy Retzlaff, Damián E Blasi, William Croft, Michael Cysouw, Daniel Hruschka, Ian Maddieson, Lydia Müller, Eric Smith, Peter F Stadler, George Starostin and Hyejin Youn.

in Journal of Language Evolution

P ublished online June 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Prehistoric Archaeology; Language Evolution; Evolutionary Biology; Genetics and Genomics; Human Evolution. 25939 words.

Abstract

The increasing availability of large digital corpora of cross-linguistic data is revolutionizing many branches of linguistics. Overall, it has...

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What smartphone apps may contribute to language evolution research

Olivier Morin, James Winters, Thomas F Müller, Tiffany Morisseau, Christian Etter and Simon J Greenhill.

in Journal of Language Evolution

P ublished online June 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Prehistoric Archaeology; Language Evolution; Evolutionary Biology; Genetics and Genomics; Human Evolution. 1601 words.

Abstract

Unlike a standard online experiment, a gaming app lets participants interact freely with a vast number of partners, as many times as they wish. The...

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