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2020

Favaro, Livio; Gamba, Marco; Cresta, Eleonora; Fumagalli, Elena; Bandoli, Francesca; Pilenga, Cristina; Isaja, Valentina; Mathevon, Nicolas; Reby, David

Do penguins' vocal sequences conform to linguistic laws? Journal Article

Biology Letters, 16 (2), pp. 20190589, 2020.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Menzerath-Altmann law, Zipf's law of abbreviation

Huang, Mingpan; Ma, Haigang; Ma, Changyong; Garber, Paul A; Fan, Pengfei

Male gibbon loud morning calls conform to Zipf's law of brevity and Menzerath's law: insights into the origin of human language Journal Article

Animal Behaviour, 160 , pp. 145 - 155, 2020, ISSN: 0003-3472.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Menzerath-Altmann law, Zipf's law of abbreviation

Clink, Abdul Hamid Ahmad Dena J; Klinck, Holger

Brevity is not a universal in animal communication: evidence for compression depends on the unit of analysis in small ape vocalizations Journal Article

Royal Society Open Science, pp. 7200151, 2020.

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2019

Heesen, Raphaela; Hobaiter, Catherine; Ferrer-i-Cancho, Ramon; Semple, Stuart

Linguistic laws in chimpanzee gestural communication Journal Article

Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 286 (1896), pp. 20182900, 2019.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Zipf's law of abbreviation

2017

Nasir, Arshan; Kim, Kyung Mo; Caetano-Anollés, Gustavo

Phylogenetic Tracings of Proteome Size Support the Gradual Accretion of Protein Structural Domains and the Early Origin of Viruses from Primordial Cells Journal Article

Frontiers in Microbiology, 8 , pp. 1178, 2017, ISSN: 1664-302X.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Heaps' law

Fedurek, Pawel; Zuberbühler, Klaus; Semple, Stuart

Trade-offs in the production of animal vocal sequences: insights from the structure of wild chimpanzee pant hoots Journal Article

Frontiers in Zoology, 14 (1), pp. 50, 2017, ISSN: 1742-9994.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Menzerath-Altmann law

2016

Gustison, Morgan L; Semple, Stuart; Ferrer-i-Cancho, Ramon; Bergman, Thore J

Gelada vocal sequences follow Menzerathtextquoterights linguistic law Journal Article

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113 (19), pp. E2750–E2758, 2016, ISSN: 0027-8424.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Menzerath-Altmann law

Hernández-Fernández, Antoni; Ferrer-i-Cancho, Ramon

The Infochemical Core Journal Article

Journal of Quantitative Linguistics, 23 (2), pp. 133-153, 2016.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Polytextuality (polytexty) versus rank

2015

Shahzad, Khuram; Mittenthal, Jay E; Caetano-Anollés, Gustavo

The organization of domains in proteins obeys Menzerath-Altmann's law of language Journal Article

BMC Systems Biology, 9 (1), pp. 44, 2015, ISSN: 1752-0509.

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Eroglu, Sertac

Self-organization of genic and intergenic sequence lengths in genomes: Statistical properties and linguistic coherence Journal Article

Complexity, 21 (1), pp. 268-282, 2015.

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2014

Hobaiter, Catherine; Byrne, Richard W

The Meanings of Chimpanzee Gestures Journal Article

Current Biology, 24 (14), pp. 1596-1600, 2014, ISSN: 0960-9822.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Law of meaning distribution, Meaning-frequency law

Nikolaou, Christoforos

Menzerath–Altmann law in mammalian exons reflects the dynamics of gene structure evolution Journal Article

Computational Biology and Chemistry, 53 , pp. 134 - 143, 2014, ISSN: 1476-9271, (Complexity in Genomes).

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Ferrer-i-Cancho, R; Hernández-Fernández, A; Baixeries, J; Ł, ; Mačutek, J

When is Menzerath-Altmann law mathematically trivial? A new approach Journal Article

Statistical Applications in Genetics and Molecular Biology, 13 , pp. 633-644, 2014.

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Cadeddu, Andrea; Wylie, Elizabeth K; Jurczak, Janusz; Wampler-Doty, Matthew; Grzybowski, Bartosz A

Organic Chemistry as a Language and the Implications of Chemical Linguistics for Structural and Retrosynthetic Analyses Journal Article

Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 53 (31), pp. 8108-8112, 2014.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Zipf's law for word frequencies

2013

Luo, B; Jiang, T; Liu, Y; Wang, J; Lin, A; Wei, X; Feng, J

Brevity is prevalent in bat short-range communication Journal Article

Journal of Comparative Physiology A, 199 , pp. 325-333, 2013.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Zipf's law of abbreviation

Semple, Stuart; Hsu, Minna J; Agoramoorthy, Govindasamy; Ferrer-i-Cancho, Ramon

The Law of Brevity in Macaque Vocal Communication is not an Artefact of Analysing Mean Call Durations Journal Article

Journal of Quantitative Linguistics, 20 (3), pp. 209-217, 2013.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Zipf's law of abbreviation

Ferrer-i-Cancho, Ramon; Hernández-Fernández, Antoni; Lusseau, David; Agoramoorthy, Govindasamy; Hsu, Minna J; Semple, Stuart

Compression as a Universal Principle of Animal Behavior Journal Article

Cognitive Science, 37 (8), pp. 1565-1578, 2013.

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Ferrer-i-Cancho, R; Hernández-Fernández, A

The failure of the law of brevity in two New World primates. Statistical caveats Journal Article

Glottotheory, 4 (1), 2013.

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Ferrer-i-Cancho, Ramon; Baixeries, Jaume; Hernández-Fernández, Antoni

Erratum to “Random models of Menzerath–Altmann law in genomes” (BioSystems 107(3) (2012) 167–173) Journal Article

Biosystems, 111 (3), pp. 216 - 217, 2013, ISSN: 0303-2647.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Menzerath-Altmann law

Baixeries, Jaume; Hernández-Fernández, Antoni; Forns, Núria; Ferrer-i-Cancho, Ramon

The Parameters of the Menzerath-Altmann Law in Genomes Journal Article

Journal of Quantitative Linguistics, 20 (2), pp. 94-104, 2013.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Menzerath-Altmann law

Ferrer-I-Cancho, Ramon; Forns, Núria; Hernández-Fernández, Antoni; Bel-enguix, Gemma; Baixeries, Jaume

The challenges of statistical patterns of language: The case of Menzerath's law in genomes Journal Article

Complexity, 18 (3), pp. 11-17, 2013.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Menzerath-Altmann law

2012

Ferrer-i-Cancho, Ramon; McCowan, Brenda

The span of correlations in dolphin whistle sequences Journal Article

Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment, 2012 (06), pp. P06002, 2012.

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Li, Wentian

Menzerath's law at the gene-exon level in the human genome Journal Article

Complexity, 17 (4), pp. 49-53, 2012.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Menzerath-Altmann law

Baixeries, Jaume; Hernández-Fernández, Antoni; Ferrer-i-Cancho, Ramon

Random models of Menzerath–Altmann law in genomes Journal Article

Biosystems, 107 (3), pp. 167 - 173, 2012, ISSN: 0303-2647.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Menzerath-Altmann law

Freeberg, T M; Lucas, J R

Information theoretical approaches to chick-a-dee calls of Carolina chickadees (Poecile carolinensis) Journal Article

Journal of Comparative Psychology, 126 , pp. 68–81, 2012.

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2011

Bezerra, Bruna M; Souto, Antonio S; Radford, Andrew N; Jones, Gareth

Brevity is not always a virtue in primate communication Journal Article

Biology Letters, 7 (1), pp. 23-25, 2011.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Zipf's law of abbreviation

Hernández-Fernández, Antoni; Baixeries, Jaume; Forns, Núria; Ferrer-i-Cancho, Ramon

Size of the Whole versus Number of Parts in Genomes Journal Article

Entropy, 13 (8), pp. 1465–1480, 2011, ISSN: 1099-4300.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Menzerath-Altmann law

Doyle, Laurance R; McCowan, Brenda; Johnston, Simon; Hanser, Sean F

Information theory, animal communication, and the search for extraterrestrial intelligence Journal Article

Acta Astronautica, 68 (3), pp. 406 - 417, 2011, ISSN: 0094-5765, (SETI Special Edition).

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Zipf's law for word frequencies

2010

Semple, Stuart; Hsu, Minna J; Agoramoorthy, Govindasamy

Efficiency of coding in macaque vocal communication Journal Article

Biology Letters, 6 (4), pp. 469-471, 2010.

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Solé, Ricard V

Genome size, self-organization and DNA's dark matter Journal Article

Complexity, 16 (1), pp. 20-23, 2010.

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Ferrer-I-Cancho, Ramon; Forns, Núria

The self-organization of genomes Journal Article

Complexity, 15 (5), pp. 34-36, 2010.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Menzerath-Altmann law

Genty, Emilie; Byrne, Richard W

Why do gorillas make sequences of gestures? Journal Article

Animal Cognition, 13 (2), pp. 287-301, 2010, ISSN: 1435-9456.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Zipf's law for word frequencies

2009

Ferrer-i-Cancho, Ramon; Lusseau, David

Efficient coding in dolphin surface behavioral patterns Journal Article

Complexity, 14 (5), pp. 23-25, 2009.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Zipf's law of abbreviation

Ferrer-i-Cancho, Ramon; McCowan, Brenda

A Law of Word Meaning in Dolphin Whistle Types Journal Article

Entropy, 11 (4), pp. 688–701, 2009, ISSN: 1099-4300.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Law of meaning distribution, Meaning-frequency law

2007

Lucas, Jeffrey R; Freeberg, Todd M

“Information” and the chick-a-dee call: Communicating with a complex vocal system Incollection

Otter, K (Ed.): Ecology and Behavior of Chickadees and Titmice: An Integrated Approach, pp. 199-213, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2007.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Zipf's law for word frequencies

2005

McCowan, B; Doyle, L R; Jenkins, J M; Hanser, S F

The appropriate use of Zipf's law in animal communication studies Journal Article

Animal Behaviour, 69 (1), pp. F1 - F7, 2005, ISSN: 0003-3472.

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Suzuki, Ryuji; Buck, John R; Tyack, Peter L

The use of Zipf's law in animal communication analysis Journal Article

Animal Behaviour, 69 (1), pp. F9 - F17, 2005, ISSN: 0003-3472.

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2003

Furusawa, Chikara; Kaneko, Kunihiko

Zipf's law in gene expression Journal Article

Physical Review Letters, 90 , pp. 088102, 2003.

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2002

McCowan, B; Doyle, L R; Hanser, S F

Using information theory to assess the diversity, complexity and development of communicative repertoires Journal Article

Journal of Comparative Psychology, 116 , pp. 166-172, 2002.

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Searls, David B

The language of genes Journal Article

Nature, 420 (6912), pp. 211-217, 2002, ISSN: 1476-4687.

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1999

McCowan, Brenda; Hanser, Sean F; Doyle, Laurance R

Quantitative tools for comparing animal communication systems: information theory applied to bottlenose dolphin whistle repertoires Journal Article

Animal Behaviour, 57 (2), pp. 409 - 419, 1999, ISSN: 0003-3472.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Zipf's law for word frequencies

1996

Burgos, Javier D

Fractal representation of the immune B cell repertoire Journal Article

Biosystems, 39 (1), pp. 19 - 24, 1996, ISSN: 0303-2647.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Fractal dimension, Immune repertoire, Linguistic analogy, Reactivity patterns

Burgos, Javier D; Moreno-Tovar, Pedro

Zipf-scaling behavior in the immune system Journal Article

Biosystems, 39 (3), pp. 227 - 232, 1996, ISSN: 0303-2647.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Fractals, Immune repertoires, Scaling behavior, Zipf analysis

1994

Ficken, M S; Hailman, E D; Hailman, J P

The chick-a-dee call system of the Mexican chickadee Journal Article

Condor, 96 , pp. 70-82, 1994.

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Hailman, J P

Constrained permutation in 'chick-a-dee' like calls of a black-lored tit em Parus em Xanthogenys Journal Article

Bioacoustics, 6 , pp. 33-50, 1994.

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1990

Markov, Vladimir I; Ostrovskaya, Vera M

Organization of Communication System in Tursiops Truncatus Montagu Incollection

Thomas, Jeanette A; Kastelein, Ronald A (Ed.): Sensory Abilities of Cetaceans: Laboratory and Field Evidence, pp. 599–622, Springer US, Boston, MA, 1990, ISBN: 978-1-4899-0858-2.

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1989

Wilde, J; Schwibbe, H

Organizationsformen von Erbinformation Im Hinblick auf die Menzerathsche Regel Incollection

Altmann, G; Schwibbe, M H (Ed.): Das Menzerathsche Gesetz in informationsverarbeitenden Systemen, pp. 92-107, Olms, Hildesheim, 1989.

BibTeX | Tags: Menzerath-Altmann law

1988

Howes-Jones, Daryl; Barlow, Jon C; Museum., Royal Ontario

The structure of the call note system of the warbling vireo Book

Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, 1988, (The authors actually reports evidence of an exponential-like distribution, rather than the power-law like distribution of Zipf's law for word frequencies.).

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1987

Hailman, J P; Ficken, M S; Ficken, R

Constraints on the structure of combinatorial "chick-a-dee" calls Journal Article

Ethology, 75 , pp. 62-80, 1987.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Zipf's law of abbreviation

1986

Bender, M L; Gill, Pritmohinder

The genetic code and Zipf's Law Journal Article

Current Anthropology, 27 (3), pp. 280–283, 1986, ISSN: 00113204, 15375382.

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