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Title: Language Boundaries Driven By Surface Tension
Authors: Smith, Andrew D M
Contact Email: andrew.smith@stir.ac.uk
Keywords: dialect boundaries
language change
language evolution
topography
viewpoint
Issue Date: 17-Jul-2017
Citation: Smith ADM (2017) Language Boundaries Driven By Surface Tension. [Commentary on: J. Burridge, "Spatial Evolution of Human Dialects," Phys. Rev. X 7, 031008 (2017)] Physics, 10, Art. No.: 80.
Abstract: A new model of language evolution assumes that changes in the spatial boundaries between dialects are controlled by a surface tension effect.
URL: https://physics.aps.org/articles/v10/80
DOI Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/Physics.10.80
Rights: Publisher policy allows this work to be made available in this repository. Published in Physics 10, 80, 17 July 2017 by American Physical Society. The original publication is available at: https://doi.org/10.1103/Physics.10.80

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