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SELF-ORGANIZATION AND EMERGENCE IN LANGUAGE A CASE STUDY FOR COLOR JOACHIM DE BEULE AND JORIS BLEYS

@inproceedings{Beule2009SELFORGANIZATIONAE,
  title={SELF-ORGANIZATION AND EMERGENCE IN LANGUAGE A CASE STUDY FOR COLOR JOACHIM DE BEULE AND JORIS BLEYS},
  author={Joachim De Beule and Joris Bleys},
  year={2009}
}
A computational language game model is presented that shows how a p pulation of language users can evolve from a brightness-based to a brightness+hu e-based color term system. The shift is triggered by a change in the communication challenges posed by the environment, comparable to what happened in English during the Middle Englis h period in response to the rise of dyeing and textile manufacturing c. 1150–1500. In a previous model that is able to explain such a shift, these two color… 

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