Christian Bentz
Christian Bentz
PostDoc, University of Zürich / University of Tübingen
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Languages with more second language learners tend to lose nominal case
C Bentz, B Winter
Quantifying language dynamics, 96-124, 2014
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
Adaptive Communication: Languages with more non-native speakers tend to have fewer word forms
C Bentz, A Verkerk, D Kiela, F Hill, P Buttery
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
Zipf's law of abbreviation as a language universal
C Bentz, R Ferrer Cancho
Proceedings of the Leiden workshop on capturing phylogenetic algorithms for …, 2016
A comparison between morphological complexity measures: typological data vs. language corpora
C Bentz, T Ruzsics, A Koplenig, T Samardzic
COLING 2016, 142, 2016
A quantitative empirical analysis of the abstract/concrete distinction
F Hill, A Korhonen, C Bentz
Cognitive science 38 (1), 162-177, 2014
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
Learning pressures reduce morphological complexity:: Linking corpus, computational and experimental evidence
C Bentz, A Berdicevskis
26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2016 …, 2016
Compression and the origins of Zipf's law of abbreviation
R Ferrer-i-Cancho, C Bentz, C Seguin
arXiv preprint arXiv:1504.04884, 2015
The impact of L2 speakers on the evolution of case marking
C Bentz, B Winter
The Evolution Of Language, 58-63, 2012
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), 816-821, 2018
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
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
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
Towards a computational model of grammaticalization and lexical diversity
C Bentz, P Buttery
Proceedings of the 5th Workshop on Cognitive Aspects of Computational …, 2014
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
Optimal coding and the origins of Zipfian laws
R Ferrer-i-Cancho, C Bentz, C Seguin
Journal of Quantitative Linguistics, 1-30, 2020
Morphological complexity of languages refle ts the settlement history of the Americas
J Nichols, C Bentz
New Perspectivdes on the Peopling of the Americas, 2019
Adaptive languages: An information-theoretic account of linguistic diversity
C Bentz
Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG, 2018
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