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Martha Lewis

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Martha Lewis

Research Assistant



My interests are in modelling the way in which humans use concepts, and specifically, in how new concepts can be formed from the combination of existing ones. Humans can combine concepts in unpredictable ways, and  I use methods from computational linguistics, category theory, and quantum theory to investigate these phenomena. I am interested in applying these methods to conceptual spaces and evolutionary semantics.


Ph.D. Complexity Sciences, University of Bristol, 'Modelling Compositionality of Vague Concepts', April 2015

M.Res., Complexity Sciences, University of Bristol, January 2012

M.Sc., Evolutionary and Adaptive Systems, University of Sussex, September 2010

BA Joint Honours Mathematics and Philosophy, Balliol College,  University of Oxford, 2003

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