Publications

This just contains the list of publications by more than one researcher of the lab. See the personal websites of the members for more publications. Many publications arise from a strong network of national and international collaborations.

2021

Català, N.; Baixeries, J.; Ferrer-Cancho, R.; Padró, L.; Hernández-Fernández, A.

Zipf's laws of meaning in Catalan Journal Article

In: 2021.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags:

Carrera-Casado, David; Ferrer-i-Cancho, Ramon

The advent and fall of a vocabulary learning bias from communicative efficiency Journal Article

In: Biosemiotics, 2021.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags:

Alemany-Puig, L.; Ferrer-i-Cancho, R.

Linear-time calculation of the expected sum of edge lengths in random projective linearizations of trees Journal Article

In: 2021.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags:

Alemany-Puig, L.; Esteban, J. L.; Ferrer-i-Cancho, R.

Minimum projective linearizations of trees in linear time Journal Article

In: under review, 2021.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags:

Torre, Iván G.; Dębowski, Łukasz; Hernández-Fernández, Antoni

Can Menzerath’s law be a criterion of complexity in communication? Journal Article

In: PLOS ONE, 16 (8), pp. 1-21, 2021.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags:

2020

González, I.; Artime, O.; Hernández-Fernández, A.; Serrano, B. Luque

¿Es el habla una señal crítica auto-organizada? Journal Article

In: Interdisciplina, 8 (20), pp. 113–128, 2020.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags:

Alemany-Puig, L.; Ferrer-i-Cancho, R.

Edge crossings in random linear arrangements Journal Article

In: Journal of Statistical Mechanics, (2), pp. 023403, 2020.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags:

Alemany-Puig, L.; Ferrer-i-Cancho, R.

Fast calculation of the variance of edge crossings in random linear arrangements Journal Article

In: pp. under review, 2020.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags:

Alemany-Puig, L.; Mora, M.; Ferrer-i-Cancho, R.

Reappraising the distribution of the number of edge crossings of graphs on a sphere Journal Article

In: Journal of Statistical Mechanics, pp. 083401, 2020.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags:

Ferrer-i-Cancho, R.; Gómez-Rodríguez, J. L. Esteban C.; Alemany-Puig, L.

The optimality of syntactic dependency distances Journal Article

In: pp. under review, 2020.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags:

2019

Hernández-Fernández, A.; González, I.; Garrido, J.; Lacasa, L.

Linguistic laws in speech: the case of Catalan and Spanish Journal Article

In: Entropy: international and interdisciplinary journal of entropy and information studies, 21 (1153), pp. e21121153:1–e21121153:16, 2019.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags:

González, I.; Serrano, B. Luque; Lacasa, L.; Kello, C.; Hernández-Fernández, A.

On the physical origin of linguistic laws and lognormality in speech Journal Article

In: Royal Society Open Science, 6 (191023), 2019.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags:

Hernández-Fernández, A.; González, I.; Lacasa, L.; Kello, C.; Serrano, B. Luque

A statistical model from information theory to explain Zipf's law of brevity Inproceedings

In: International Conference on Interdisciplinary Advances in Statistical Learning, pp. 94–94, Basque Center on Cognition, Brain and Language, 2019.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags:

Hernández, A.; Ferrer-i-Cancho, R.

Lingüística cuantitativa. La estadística de las palabras Book

EMSE EDAPP y Prisanoticas Colecciones, 2019, (English title: Quantitative linguistics. The statistics of words).

BibTeX | Tags:

Casas, B.; Català, N.; Ferrer-i-Cancho, R.; Hernández-Fernández, A.; Baixeries, J.

Polysemy and brevity versus frequency in language Journal Article

In: Computer Speech & Language, 58 , pp. 19-50, 2019.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags:

2018

Casas, B.; Català, N.; Ferrer-i-Cancho, R.; Hernández-Fernández, A.; Baixeries, J.

The polysemy of the words that children learn over time Journal Article

In: Interaction Studies, 19 (3), pp. 389 - 426, 2018.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags:

2017

González, I.; Serrano, B. Luque; Lacasa, L.; Miramontes, O.; Hernández-Fernández, A.

Emergence of linguistic laws in human voice Inproceedings

In: Crossroads in Complex Systems, pp. 98–98, 2017.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags:

Casas, B.; Català, N.; Hernández-Fernández, A.; Ferrer-i-Cancho, R.; Baixeries, J.

Polysemy as a vocabulary learning bias Inproceedings

In: Cartmill, E. A.; Roberts, S.; Lyn, H.; Cornish, H. (Ed.): Book of Abstracts. Protolang 5 Barcelona, September 26–28, pp. 23, 2017, (Protolang 5 Barcelona, September 26–28).

Links | BibTeX | Tags:

2016

Lozano, A.; Casas, B.; Bentz, C.; Ferrer-i-Cancho, R.

Fast calculation of entropy with Zhang's estimator Incollection

In: Kelih, J. Macutek R. Knight E.; Wilson, A. (Ed.): Issues in Quantitative Linguistics 4. Dedicated to Reinhard Köhler on the occasion of his 65th birthday, pp. 273-285, RAM-Verlag, Lüdenscheid, 2016, (No. 23 of the series "Studies in Quantitative Linguistics").

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags:

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

The infochemical core Journal Article

In: Journal of Quantitative Linguistics, 23 , pp. 133-153, 2016.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags:

Hernández-Fernández, A.; Casas, B.; Ferrer-i-Cancho, R.; Baixeries, J.

Testing the robustness of laws of polysemy and brevity versus frequency Inproceedings

In: Král, P.; Martín-Vide, C. (Ed.): 4th International Conference on Statistical Language and Speech Processing (SLSP 2016). Lecture Notes in Computer Science 9918, pp. 19–29, 2016.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags:

2014

Casas, B.; Català, N.; Ferrer-i-Cancho, R.; Baixeries, J.

The evolution of polysemy in child language Inproceedings

In: Cartmill, E. A.; Roberts, S.; Lyn, H.; Cornish, H. (Ed.): THE EVOLUTION OF LANGUAGE - Proceedings of the 10th International Conference (EVOLANG10), pp. 409-410, 2014, (Evolution of Language Conference (Evolang 2014). Vienna, Austria, April 14-17).

Links | BibTeX | Tags:

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

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

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

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags:

2013

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

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

In: Glottotheory, 4 (1), 2013.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags:

Ferrer-i-Cancho, R.; Hernández-Fernández, A.; Lusseau, D.; Agoramoorthy, G.; Hsu, M. J.; Semple, S.

Compression as a universal principle of animal behavior Journal Article

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

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags:

Ferrer-i-Cancho, R.; Forns, N.; Hernández-Fernández, A.; Bel-Enguix, G.; Baixeries, J.

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

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

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags:

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

Erratum to "Random models of Menzerath-Altmann law in genomes" (BioSystems 107 (3), 167-173) Journal Article

In: Biosystems, 111 (3), pp. 216-217, 2013.

Links | BibTeX | Tags:

Baixeries, J.; Hernández-Fernández, A.; Forns, N.; Ferrer-i-Cancho, R.

The parameters of Menzerath-Altmann law in genomes Journal Article

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

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags:

Baixeries, J.; Elvevåg, B.; Ferrer-i-Cancho, R.

The evolution of the exponent of Zipf's law in language ontogeny Journal Article

In: PLoS ONE, 8 (3), pp. e53227, 2013.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags:

2012

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

Random models of Menzerath-Altmann law in genomes Journal Article

In: Biosystems, 107 , pp. 167-173, 2012.

Links | BibTeX | Tags:

2011

Hernández-Fernández, A.; Baixeries, J.; Forns, N.; Ferrer-i-Cancho, R.

Size of the whole versus number of parts in genomes Journal Article

In: Entropy, 13 , pp. 1465-1480, 2011.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags:

2008

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

Power laws and the golden number Incollection

In: Kelih, E.; Levickij, V.; Altmann, G. (Ed.): Problems of text analysis, 2008.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: