Aging in Language Dynamics

@article{Mukherjee2011AgingIL,
  title={Aging in Language Dynamics},
  author={Animesh Mukherjee and Francesca Tria and Andrea Baronchelli and Andrea Puglisi and Vittorio Loreto},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
  year={2011},
  volume={6}
}
Human languages evolve continuously, and a puzzling problem is how to reconcile the apparent robustness of most of the deep linguistic structures we use with the evidence that they undergo possibly slow, yet ceaseless, changes. Is the state in which we observe languages today closer to what would be a dynamical attractor with statistically stationary properties or rather closer to a non-steady state slowly evolving in time? Here we address this question in the framework of the emergence of… 

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