Social and Cultural Learning in the Evolution of Human Communication

@inproceedings{Steels2004SocialAC,
  title={Social and Cultural Learning in the Evolution of Human Communication},
  author={Luc L. Steels},
  year={2004}
}
In order to understand how human languages could have emerged and continuetoevolve, weneedaboveallexplanationsfortheenormousincreaseincomplexitycompared to animal communication systems. This increase has taken place forall aspects of language:1. Form: The repertoire of speech sounds used in human language is ex-traordinarily complex. It relies on an articulatory apparatus which needsto be controlled very fast and at a very fine-grained level. It requiresthe real-time processing of structured… 
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