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Publications - Greenhill, Simon

Please contact this author at Simon.Greenhill@anu.edu.au for other publications information.

Journal articles

  • Saslis-Lagoudakis, C, Hawkins, J, Greenhill, S et al (2014). The evolution of traditional knowledge: environment shapes medicinal plant use in Nepal Royal Society of London. Proceedings B. Biological Sciences. Vol. 281 1-Jul.
  • Koch, H, Mailhammer, R, Blust, R et al (2014). Research priorities in historical-comparative linguistics: A view from Asia, Australia and the Pacific Diachronica. Vol. 31 267-278.
  • Ross, R, Greenhill, S & Atkinson, Q (2013). Population structure and cultural geography of a folktale in Europe Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences. Vol. 280 -.
  • Nagaraja, K, Sidwell, P & Greenhill, S (2013). A Lexicostatistical Study of the Khasian Languages: Khasi, Pnar, Lyngngam, and War Mon-Khmer Studies: a journal of Southeast Asian Languages and cultures. Vol. 42 1-Nov.
  • Bulbulia, J, Greenhill, S & Gray, R (2013). First Shots Fired for the Phylogenetic Revolution in Religious Studies: A Commentary on David Sloan Wilson Cliodynamics: The Journal of Theoretical and Mathematical History. Vol. 4 128-133.
  • Greenhill, S & Gray, R (2012). Basic vocabulary and Bayesian phylolinguistics Issues of understanding and representation Diachronica. Vol. 29 523-537.
  • Bouckaert, R, Lemey, P, Dunn, M et al (2012). Mapping the Origins and Expansion of the Indo-European Language Family Science. Vol. 337 957-960.
  • Levinson, S, Greenhill, S, Gray, R et al (2011). Universal typological dependencies should be detectable in the history of language families Linguistic Typology. Vol. 15 509-534.
  • Greenhill, S & Clark, R (2011). POLLEX-online: The Polynesian lexicon project online Oceanic Linguistics. Vol. 50 551-559.
  • Greenhill, S (2011). Levenshtein distances fail to identify language relationships accurately Computational Linguistics. Vol. 37 689-698.
  • Gray, R, Atkinson, Q & Greenhill, S (2011). Language evolution and human history: What a difference a date makes Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series B. Vol. 366 1090-1100.
  • Dunn, M, Greenhill, S, Levinson, S et al (2011). Evolved structure of language shows lineage-specific trends in word-order universals Nature. Vol. 473 79-82.
  • Greenhill, S, Drummond, A & Gray, R (2010). How accurate and robust are the phylogenetic estimates of Austronesian language relationships? PLOS ONE (Public Library of Science). Vol. 5 1-Jun.
  • Greenhill, S, Atkinson, Q, Meade, A et al (2010). The shape and tempo of language evolution Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences. Vol. 277 2443-2450.
  • Gray, R, Bryant, D & Greenhill, S (2010). On the shape and fabric of human history Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series B. Vol. 365 3923-3933.
  • Currie, T, Greenhill, S & Mace, R (2010). Is horizontal transmission really a problem for phylogenetic comparative methods? A simulation study using continuous cultural traits Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series B. Vol. 365 3903-3912.
  • Currie, T, Greenhill, S, Gray, R et al (2010). Rise and fall of political complexity in island South-East Asia and the Pacific Nature. Vol. 467 801-804.
  • Jordan, F, Gray, R, Greenhill, S et al (2009). Matrilocal residence is ancestral in Austronesian societies Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences. Vol. 276 1957-1964.
  • Greenhill, S & Gray, R (2009). Darwin, language, and two great Pacific voyages New Zealand Science Review. Vol. 66 97-101.
  • Greenhill, S, Currie, T & Gray, R (2009). Does horizontal transmission invalidate cultural phylogenies? Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences. Vol. 276 2299-2306.
  • Gray, R, Drummond, A & Greenhill, S (2009). Language phylogenies reveal expansion pulses and pauses in Pacific settlement Science. Vol. 323 479-483.
  • Greenhill, S (2008). Response Science. Vol. 320 446-.
  • Greenhill, S, Blust, R & Gray, R (2008). The Austronesian Basic Vocabulary Database: From bioinformatics to lexomics Evolutionary Bioinformatics. Vol. 2008 271-283.
  • Atkinson, Q, Meade, A, Venditti, C et al (2008). Languages evolve in punctuational bursts Science. Vol. 319 588.

Book chapters

  • Gray, R, Greenhill, S & Atkinson, Q (2013). Phylogenetic models of language change: Three new questions. In Peter J. Richerson and Morten H. Christiansen (Ed.), Cultural Evolution: Society, Technology, Language, and Religion (pp. 285-300) Cambridge, MA and London: MIT Press.
  • Greenhill, S & Gray, R (2009). Austronesian language phylogenies: myths and misconceptions about Bayesian computational methods. In Alexander Adelaar and Andrew Pawley (Ed.), Austronesian Historical Linguistics and Culture History: A festschrift for Robert Blust (pp. 375-398) Canberra Australia: Pacific Linguistics.

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