Data from: Social media enhances languages differentiation: a mathematical description
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Vidal-Franco, Ignacio; Guiu-Souto, Jacobo; Pérez Muñuzuri, Alberto P. (2017). Data from: Social media enhances languages differentiation: a mathematical description [Dataset]. Dryad. https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.b2207
Understanding and predicting the evolution of competing languages is a topic of high interest in a world with more than 6000 languages competing in a highly connected environment. We consider a reasonable mathematical model describing a situation of competition between two languages and analyse the effect of the speakers' connectivity (i.e. social networks). Surprisingly, instead of homogenizing the system, a high degree of connectivity helps to introduce differentiation for the appropriate parameters.