Data from the paper "Zipf's Law of Abbreviation and the Principle of Least Effort: Language users optimise a miniature lexicon for efficient communication"

  • Jasmeen Kanwal (Creator)

Dataset

Abstract

This is the full set of experimental data described in the paper: "Zipf's Law of Abbreviation and the Principle of Least Effort: Language users optimise a miniature lexicon for efficient communication" (2017), by Jasmeen Kanwal, Kenny Smith, Jennifer Culbertson, and Simon Kirby, published in Cognition. Data consists of .csv files containing button press information from director trials in each of 4 experimental conditions. A description of the columns in the .csv files is provided in the Readme.txt file.

Data Citation

Kanwal, Jasmeen. (2017). Data from the paper "Zipf's Law of Abbreviation and the Principle of Least Effort: Language users optimise a miniature lexicon for efficient communication", 2015-2017 [dataset].
Date made available3 May 2017
PublisherEdinburgh DataShare
Temporal coverage2015 - 2017

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