Cornish, Hannah; Smith, Kenny; Kirby, Simon. (2016). Artificial languages created through iterated learning experiments by Kirby, Cornish & Smith (2008) and Cornish (2011)., [dataset]. University of Edinburgh, Centre for Language Evolution. https://doi.org/10.7488/ds/1586.
This spreadsheet contains data from Hannah Cornish's PhD thesis: "Language Adapts: exploring the cultural dynamics of iterated learning", University of Edinburgh, 2011. http://hdl.handle.net/1842/5603
Tables 1-A, 1-B, 1-C, 1-D and III-A, III-B, III-C, III-D correspond to Experiment 1 and Experiment 2 respectively in:
Kirby, S., Cornish, H., & Smith, K. (2008). Cumulative cultural evolution in the laboratory: An experimental approach to the origins of structure in human language. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 105(31), 10681-10686. doi:10.1073/pnas.0707835105
(N.B. Table S7 in the original version of that paper unfortunately had the rows in the incorrect order. The data in this file should be taken to be definitive.)
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