Bio-linguistic transition and Baldwin effect in an evolutionary naming-game model

@article{Lipowski2007BiolinguisticTA,
  title={Bio-linguistic transition and Baldwin effect in an evolutionary naming-game model},
  author={Adam Lipowski and Dorota Lipowska},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2007},
  volume={abs/0710.0009}
}
We examine an evolutionary naming-game model where communicating agents are equipped with an evolutionary selected learning ability. Such a coupling of biological and linguistic ingredients results in an abrupt transition: upon a small change of a model control parameter a poorly communicating group of linguistically unskilled agents transforms into almost perfectly communicating group with large learning abilities. When learning ability is kept fixed, the transition appears to be continuous… 

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