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Agent-Based Models of Strategies for the Emergence and Evolution of Grammatical Agreement

Figure 13

Phonological reduction strategy.

Speakers construct a new variant by phonologically reducing a marker's form with a probability . The hearer is able to recognize a variant if it deviates only for one consonant or vowel and will adopt it as the new norm for the marker when the variant is encountered twice.

Figure 13

doi: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0058960.g013