FIRSTSPEAKER: Create founding agent

Description Usage Details Value Author(s) References See Also Examples

View source: R/FIRSTSPEAKER.R

Description

Creates first agent of a lineage which only consists of a conventional symbolic lexicon (and the infrastructure to count word uses).

Usage

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Details

Start with 4 for log operations later on. Only with minimally 4 exceptions, Tolerance threshold is minority indeed

Value

age

age of agent at birth=0

generation

generation of agent

fertile

logical for fertility of agent (1 until procreated)

semupdate

logical that says that whether agent has updated its semantics already (0 at birth; cf. SEMUPDATE)

verbs

verbal lexicon

nouns

nominal lexicon

usageHistory

list with actual usages of verbs, nouns, and verb and nominal markers

commonGround

vector with lexemes recently discussed

collostructions

list with collostruction frequencies for subject-verb, object-verb, index-referent, and noun marker-noun combinations

topic

topic

wordOrder

data frame with word order frequencies

topicPosition

data frame with topic position frequencies

Author(s)

Sander Lestrade

References

Charles Yang (2016), The price of linguistic productivity. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

See Also

FOUND

Examples

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adam=FIRSTSPEAKER()
str(adam)

MoLE documentation built on Nov. 17, 2017, 8 a.m.