Prediction of Creole Emergence in Spatial Language Dynamics

@inproceedings{Nakamura2009PredictionOC,
  title={Prediction of Creole Emergence in Spatial Language Dynamics},
  author={Makoto Nakamura and Takashi Hashimoto and Satoshi Tojo},
  booktitle={LATA},
  year={2009}
}
Creole is a new born language emerging in most cases where language contact takes place. Simulating behaviors that creole communities are formed in some environments, we could contribute to actual proof of some linguistic theories concerning language acquisition. Thus far, a simulation study of the emergence of creoles has been reported in the mathematical framework. In this paper we introduce a spatial structure to the framework. We show that local creole communities are organized, and… 
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