Complex networks and human language

  title={Complex networks and human language},
  author={KE Jinyun},
Complex dynamic networks are ubiquitous in nature and human society. In recent years research in large-scale networks has seen a rapid development in various disciplines, inspired by the discovery of two features shared by many real-world networks: small-world and scale-free. This paper introduces how human languages can be studied in this light, and reports some work available in this area. There are two directions of exploration. One is to study networks existing in the language system… CONTINUE READING


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