Article (Commentary) ()
Smith ADM (2017) Language Boundaries Driven By Surface Tension. [Commentary on: J. Burridge, "Spatial Evolution of Human Dialects," Phys. Rev. X 7, 031008 (2017)] Physics - Spotlighting Exceptional Research, 10, Art. No.: 80.
J. Burridge, "Spatial Evolution of Human Dialects," Phys. Rev. X 7, 031008 (2017)
A new model of language evolution assumes that changes in the spatial boundaries between dialects are controlled by a surface tension effect.
dialect boundaries; language change; language evolution; topography; viewpoint
|Authors||Smith Andrew D M|
|Publication date online||17/07/2017|
|Date accepted by journal||30/06/2017|
|Publisher||American Physical Society|
Physics - Spotlighting Exceptional Research: Volume 10