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Reducing the process of cultural transmission to a Markov chain makes it easy to ask questions about the outcome of such a process. Provided the Markov chain satisfies a set of easily checked conditions, it will converge asymptotically to a stationary distribution (Norris 1997). In the case of the Markov chain on hypotheses identified above, this means that the probability that the nth learner entertains a particular hypothesis will converge to a fixed value as n becomes Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B (2008) large, regardless of the hypothesis entertained by the first learner.
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