A test of coding procedures for lexical data with Tup i-Guaran i and Chapacuran languages

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dc.contributor.author Chousou-Polydouri, Natalia
dc.contributor.author Birchall, Joshua
dc.contributor.author Meira, Sérgio
dc.contributor.author O'Hagan, Zachary
dc.contributor.author Michael, Lev
dc.date.accessioned 2016-03-02T10:37:30Z
dc.date.available 2016-03-02T10:37:30Z
dc.date.issued 2016-03-02
dc.identifier.other 457042915 de_DE
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10900/68644
dc.identifier.uri http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:bsz:21-dspace-686445 de_DE
dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.15496/publikation-10062
dc.description.abstract Recent phylogenetic studies in historical linguistics have focused on lexical data. However, the way that such data are coded into characters for phylogenetic analysis has been approached in different ways, without investigating how coding methods may affect the results. In this paper, we compare three different coding methods for lexical data (multistate meaning-based characters, binary root-meaning characters, and binary cognate characters) in a Bayesian framework, using data from the Tup ́ı-Guaran ́ı and Chapacuran language families as case studies. We show that, contrary to prior expectations, different coding methods can have a significant impact on the topology of the resulting trees. en
dc.language.iso en de_DE
dc.publisher Universität Tübingen de_DE
dc.rights ubt-podok de_DE
dc.rights.uri http://tobias-lib.uni-tuebingen.de/doku/lic_mit_pod.php?la=de de_DE
dc.rights.uri http://tobias-lib.uni-tuebingen.de/doku/lic_mit_pod.php?la=en en
dc.subject.classification Sprachstatistik , Phylogenetik , Südamerika de_DE
dc.subject.ddc 400 de_DE
dc.subject.other phylogenetic linguistics en
dc.subject.other historical linguistics en
dc.subject.other lexicostatistics en
dc.subject.other South American languages en
dc.title A test of coding procedures for lexical data with Tup i-Guaran i and Chapacuran languages en
dc.type InProceedings (Aufsatz / Paper einer Konferenz etc.) de_DE
utue.publikation.fachbereich Allgemeine u. vergleichende Sprachwissenschaft de_DE
utue.publikation.fakultaet 5 Philosophische Fakultät de_DE
utue.publikation.fakultaet 5 Philosophische Fakultät de_DE
utue.opus.portal CPAL de_DE

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