Ramon Ferrer-i-Cancho

According to our database1, Ramon Ferrer-i-Cancho authored at least 40 papers between 2001 and 2019.

Collaborative distances:
  • Dijkstra number2 of five.
  • Erdős number3 of four.



In proceedings 
PhD thesis 



On csauthors.net:


Polysemy and brevity versus frequency in language.
Computer Speech & Language, 2019

Optimization Models of Natural Communication.
Journal of Quantitative Linguistics, 2018

The origins of Zipf's meaning-frequency law.
JASIST, 2018

José María de Oleza Arredondo, S.J. (1887-1975).
Glottometrics, 2018

A Dependency Look at the Reality of Constituency.
Glottometrics, 2018

A Correction on Shiloach's Algorithm for Minimum Linear Arrangement of Trees.
SIAM J. Comput., 2017

The Placement of the Head that Maximizes Predictability. An Information Theoretic Approach.
Glottometrics, 2017

A commentary on "The Now-Or-Never Bottleneck: A Fundamental Constraint on Language", by Christiansen and Chater (2016).
Glottometrics, 2017

Random crossings in dependency trees.
Glottometrics, 2017

The optimality of attaching unlinked labels to unlinked meanings.
Glottometrics, 2017

The Entropy of Words - Learnability and Expressivity across More than 1000 Languages.
Entropy, 2017

The Infochemical Core.
Journal of Quantitative Linguistics, 2016

The meaning-frequency law in Zipfian optimization models of communication.
Glottometrics, 2016

Liberating Language Research from Dogmas of the 20th Century.
Glottometrics, 2016

Compression and the origins of Zipf's law for word frequencies.
Complexity, 2016

Crossings as a side effect of dependency lengths.
Complexity, 2016

Testing the Robustness of Laws of Polysemy and Brevity Versus Frequency.
Proceedings of the Statistical Language and Speech Processing, 2016

Fast Calculation of Entropy with Zhang's Estimator.
Proceedings of the Issues in Quantitative Linguistics 4, 2016

The Law of Brevity in Macaque Vocal Communication is not an Artefact of Analysing Mean Call Durations.
Journal of Quantitative Linguistics, 2013

The Parameters of the Menzerath-Altmann Law in Genomes.
Journal of Quantitative Linguistics, 2013

Hubiness, length and crossings in syntactic dependencies.
Glottometrics, 2013

The challenges of statistical patterns of language: The case of Menzerath's law in genomes.
Complexity, 2013

Compression as a Universal Principle of Animal Behavior.
Cognitive Science, 2013

Erratum to "Random models of Menzerath-Altmann law in genomes" (BioSystems 107(3) (2012) 167-173).
Biosystems, 2013

Constant entropy rate and related hypotheses versus real language.
Proceedings of the 35th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, 2013

Random models of Menzerath-Altmann law in genomes.
Biosystems, 2012

Size of the Whole versus Number of Parts in Genomes.
Entropy, 2011

The self-organization of genomes.
Complexity, 2010

The frequency spectrum of finite samples from the intermittent silence process.
JASIST, 2009

A Law of Word Meaning in Dolphin Whistle Types.
Entropy, 2009

Efficient coding in dolphin surface behavioral patterns.
Complexity, 2009

Some Limits of Standard Linguistic Typology: the Case of Cysouw's Models for the Frequencies of the Six Possible Orderings of S, V and O.
Advances in Complex Systems, 2008

Some Word Order Biases from Limited Brain Resources: a Mathematical Approach.
Advances in Complex Systems, 2008

Spectral Methods Cluster Words of the Same Class in a Syntactic Dependency Network.
I. J. Bifurcation and Chaos, 2007

On the universality of Zipf's law for word frequencies.
Proceedings of the Exact Methods in the Study of Language and Text, 2007

Hidden communication aspects in the exponent of Zipf's law.
Glottometrics, 2005

Can simple models explain Zipf's law for all exponents?
Glottometrics, 2005

Quantifying the Semantic Contribution of Particles.
Journal of Quantitative Linguistics, 2002

Zipf's Law and Random Texts.
Advances in Complex Systems, 2002

Two Regimes in the Frequency of Words and the Origins of Complex Lexicons: Zipf's Law Revisited.
Journal of Quantitative Linguistics, 2001