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Kenny Smith

Personal Chair of Evolutionary Linguistics

  1. 2006
  2. Cross-situational learning: A mathematical approach

    Smith, K., Smith, A. D. M., Blythe, R. A. & Vogt, P., 2006, SYMBOL GROUNDING AND BEYOND, PROCEEDINGS. Vogt, P., Sugita, Y., Tuci, E. & Nehaniv, C. (eds.). BERLIN: Springer-Verlag GmbH, p. 31-44 14 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  3. Cultural Evolution of Language

    Smith, K., 2006, Encyclopedia of Language & Linguistics (Second Edition). Brown, E-CÂÂ. K. (ed.). Oxford: Elsevier, p. 315-322 8 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  4. The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference

    Cangelosi, A. (ed.), Smith, A. (ed.) & Smith, K. (ed.), Mar 2006, Singapore: World Scientific Press. 476 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  5. 2008
  6. Language, learning and cultural evolution: How Linguistic transmission leads to cumulative adaptation

    Kirby, S., Smith, K. & Cornish, H., 2008, Language in Flux: Dialogue Coordination, Language Variation, Change and Evolution. Cooper, R. & Kempson, R. (eds.). London: College Publications, p. 81-108

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  7. Natural selection for communication favours the cultural evolution of linguistic structure.

    Smith, K. & Kirby, S., 2008, The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference. Smith, A. D. M., Smith, K. & Ferrer i Cancho, R. (eds.). Singapore: World Scientific Press, p. 283-290

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  8. The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference

    Smith, A. (ed.), Smith, K. (ed.) & Ferrer i Cancho, R. (ed.), Feb 2008, Singapore: World Scientific Press. 532 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  9. Is a holistic protolanguage a plausible precursor to language? A test case for a modern evolutionary linguistics

    Smith, K., Apr 2008, In: Interaction Studies. 9, 1, p. 1-17

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  10. Cumulative cultural evolution in the laboratory: An experimental approach to the origins of structure in human language

    Kirby, S., Cornish, H. & Smith, K., Aug 2008, In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 105, 31, p. 10681-10686 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  11. The brain plus the cultural transmission mechanism determine the nature of language

    Smith, K., Kirby, S. & Smith, A. D. M., Oct 2008, In: Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 31, 5, p. 533-+ 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialpeer-review

  12. Cultural evolution: implications for understanding the human language faculty and its evolution

    Smith, K. & Kirby, S., 12 Nov 2008, In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 363, 1509, p. 3591-3603 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

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