Empirical Attractors in

Sentence Reformulation Processes

Sébastien Lerique & Camille Roth / October 2, 2015

Complex

systems

Cognitive

science

Social

anthropology

Web mining

Epidemiology of representations

Developmental systems

Reformulation
 processes

Norm models

ICWSM

Boyd & Richerson

Sperber

Ingold

  1. Approaching cultural change

  2. Quotations on the Web

  3. Controlled online experiments

Quotations on the Web

This crisis did not develop overnight and it will not be solved overnight

Nov 13, 2008 telegraph.co.uk

Nov 15, 2008 bbc.co.uk

MemeTracker dataset (now Nifty)

This problem did not develop overnight and it will not be solved overnight

frequency

age of acquisition

#phonemes

#synonyms

polysemy

Leskovec et al., 2009

Simmons et al., 2011

Single attractor

Specific behaviours

Convergence?

Semantics?

Lessons learned

1

2

Culture is relationships

Let's make more bridges!

Thanks

questions

 

organising

 

advising

 

listening and suggesting

You!

 

The CCS'15 Team

 

Camille Roth

 

Valeria Rizo

Susceptibility to substitution

CCS'15 Empirical Attractors in Sentence Reformulation Processes

By Sébastien Lerique

CCS'15 Empirical Attractors in Sentence Reformulation Processes

Presentation for CCS'15 in the Complexity in Language, Linguistics, Cognition, & Social Systems track.

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