Christian Bentz
Christian Bentz
PostDoc, University of Zürich / University of Tübingen
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TitleCited byYear
Languages with more second language learners tend to lose nominal case
C Bentz, B Winter
Language Dynamics and Change 3 (1), 1-27, 2013
1172013
Adaptive Communication: Languages with more non-native speakers tend to have fewer word forms
C Bentz, A Verkerk, D Kiela, F Hill, P Buttery
27*2015
Zipf's law and the grammar of languages: A quantitative study of Old and Modern English parallel texts
C Bentz, D Kiela, F Hill, P Buttery
Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory 10 (2), 175-211, 2014
262014
A quantitative empirical analysis of the abstract/concrete distinction
F Hill, A Korhonen, C Bentz
Cognitive science 38 (1), 162-177, 2014
232014
Linguistic adaptation at work? The change of word order and case system from Latin to the Romance languages
C Bentz, MH Christiansen
The Evolution of Language, 26-33, 2010
162010
A comparison between morphological complexity measures: typological data vs. language corpora
C Bentz, T Ruzsics, A Koplenig, T Samardzic
COLING 2016, 142, 2016
152016
Zipf's Law of Abbreviation as a Language Universal
C Bentz, RF i Cancho
Universitätsbibliothek Tübingen, 2016
152016
Compression and the origins of Zipf's law of abbreviation
R Ferrer-i-Cancho, C Bentz, C Seguin
arXiv preprint arXiv:1504.04884, 2015
112015
The impact of L2 speakers on the evolution of case marking
C Bentz, B Winter
The Evolution Of Language, 58-63, 2012
112012
The entropy of words—learnability and expressivity across more than 1000 languages
C Bentz, D Alikaniotis, M Cysouw, R Ferrer-i-Cancho
Entropy 19 (6), 275, 2017
102017
Towards a computational model of grammaticalization and lexical diversity
C Bentz, P Buttery
Proceedings of the 5th Workshop on Cognitive Aspects of Computational …, 2014
82014
Learning pressures reduce morphological complexity: Linking corpus, computational and experimental evidence
C Bentz, A Berdicevskis
Proceedings of the Workshop on Computational Linguistics for Linguistic …, 2016
72016
Crowdsourcing a multi-lingual speech corpus: recording, transcription, and annotation of the CrowdED Corpus
A Caines, C Bentz, C Graham, T Polzehl, P Buttery
Proceedings of LREC, 2016
7*2016
Linguistic adaptation: The trade-off between case marking and fixed word orders in Germanic and Romance languages
C Bentz, MH Christiansen
Eastward flows the great river: Festschrift in honor of Prof. William SY …, 2013
42013
Variation in Word Frequency Distributions: Definitions, Measures and Implications for a Corpus-Based Language Typology
C Bentz, D Alikaniotis, T Samardžić, P Buttery
Journal of Quantitative Linguistics, 1-35, 2017
32017
The Low-Complexity-Belt: Evidence For Large-scale Language Contact In Human Prehistory?
C Bentz
The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference …, 2016
32016
Fast calculation of entropy with Zhang's estimator
A Lozano, B Casas, C Bentz, R Ferrer-i-Cancho
arXiv preprint arXiv:1707.08290, 2017
12017
The word entropy of natural languages
C Bentz, D Alikaniotis
arXiv preprint arXiv:1606.06996, 2016
12016
ZIPF'S LAW ACROSS LANGUAGES OF THE WORLD: TOWARDS A QUANTITATIVE MEASURE OF LEXICAL DIVERSITY
C Bentz, D KIELA
Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference …, 2014
12014
The evolution of language families is shaped by the environment beyond neutral drift
C Bentz, D Dediu, A Verkerk, G Jäger
Nature Human Behaviour 2 (11), 816, 2018
2018
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