Achieving Compositional Language in a Population of Iterated Learners

  title={Achieving Compositional Language in a Population of Iterated Learners},
  author={Lewys Brace and Seth Bullock and Jason Noble},
Iterated learning takes place when the input into a particular individual’s learning process is itself the output of another individual’s learning process. This is an important feature to capture when investigating human language change, or the dynamics of culturally learned behaviours in general. Over the last fifteen years, the Iterated Learning Model (ILM) has been used to shed light on how the population-level characteristics of learned communication arise. However, until now each iteration… 

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