Integrating the horizontal and vertical cultural transmission of novel communication systems.

Carrie Thiesen-White, Simon Kirby, Jon Oberlander

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Abstract

In recent experimental work on the emergence of novel communication systems, the cultural transmission has tended to be either horizontal or vertical. We present an experiment that integrates the two. Results show that both methods of
transmission do some work.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication CogSci 2011 Proceedings
Subtitle of host publicationCognitive Science Society Conference
Pages956-961
Number of pages6
Volume1
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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