Journal article

Color Naming Reflects Both Perceptual Structure and Communicative Need

Noga Zaslavsky, Charles Kemp, Naftali Tishby, Terry Regier

arXiv preprint arXiv:1805.06165 | WILEY | Published : 2019


Awarded by DTRA award

Funding Acknowledgements

We thank Bevil Conway and Ted Gibson for kindly sharing their salience-weighted prior with us, Delwin Lindsey and Angela Brown for kindly sharing their English color naming data with us, and Joshua Abbott for helpful discussions. This study was supported by the Gatsby Charitable Foundation (N.Z. and N.T.) and DTRA award HDTRA11710042 (T.R.). Part of this work was done while N.Z. and N.T. were visiting the Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing at UC Berkeley.