The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 8th International Conference

Andrew Smith (Editor), Marieke Schouwstra (Editor), Bart de Boer (Editor), Kenneth Smith (Editor)

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This volume comprises refereed papers and abstracts of the 8th International Conference on the Evolution of Language (EVOLANG8), held in Utrecht on 14–17 April 2010. As the leading international conference in the field, the biennial EVOLANG meeting is characterized by an invigorating, multidisciplinary approach to the origins and evolution of human language, and brings together researchers from many subject areas, including anthropology, archaeology, biology, cognitive science, computer science, genetics, linguistics, neuroscience, palaeontology, primatology and psychology.

The latest theoretical, experimental and modelling research on language evolution is presented in this collection, including contributions from many leading scientists in the field.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherSingapore: World Scientific Press
Number of pages552
ISBN (Electronic)978-981-4465-68-7
ISBN (Print)978-981-4295-21-5
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2010

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