Studying Animal Languages Without Translation: An Insight from Ants

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The Author of this new volume on ant communication demonstrates that information theory is a valuable tool for studying the natural communication of animals. To do so, she pursues a fundamentally new approach to studying animal communication and "linguistic" capacities on the basis of measuring the rate of information transmission and the complexity of transmitted messages.Animals' communication systems and cognitive abilities have long-since been a topic of particular interest to biologists, psychologists, linguists, and ...

Studying Animal Languages Without Translation: An Insight from Ants 2016, Springer International Publishing AG, Cham

ISBN-13: 9783319449166

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