Language Evolution and Computation Bibliography

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E. Lindstrom
Structural phylogeny in historical linguistics: methodological explorations applied in Island MelanesiaPDF
Language 84(4):710--759, 2008
Abstract Using various methods derived from evolutionary biology, including maximum parsimony and Bayesian phylogenetic analysis, we tackle the question of the relationships among a group of Papuan isolate languages that have hitherto resisted accepted attempts ...
PLoS genetics 4(10):e1000239, 2008
Recent studies have detailed a remarkable degree of genetic and linguistic diversity in Northern Island Melanesia. Here we utilize that diversity to examine two models of genetic and linguistic coevolution. The first model predicts that genetic and linguistic ...