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In Press or Submitted

  1. Madsen, M. E. (2012). Unbiased Cultural Transmission in Time-Averaged Archaeological Assemblages. ArXiv e-Prints, 1204.2043. Retrieved from http://arxiv.org/abs/1204.2043
  2. Madsen, M. E. Can We Identify Transmission Bias Using Archaeological Data? A Machine Learning Approach to Equifinality.

Journal Articles

  1. O’Brien, M. J., Boulanger, M. T., Buchanan, B., Bentley, R. A., Lyman, R. L., Lipo, C. P., … Eren, M. I. (2015). Design Space and Cultural Transmission: Case Studies from Paleoindian Eastern North America. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory, 1–49.
  2. Lipo, C. P., Madsen, M. E., & Dunnell, R. C. (2015). A Theoretically-Sufficient and Computationally-Practical Technique for Deterministic Frequency Seriation. PLoS ONE, 10(4), e0124942. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0124942
  3. Madsen, M. E., & Lipo, C. P. (2013). Saving culture from selection: Comment on “An evolutionary framework for cultural change: Selectionism versus communal exchange” by L. Gabora. Physics of Life Reviews, 10, 149–150.
  4. Bentley, R. A., Madsen, M. E., & Ormerod, P. (2009). Physical space and long-tail markets. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and Its Applications, 388(5), 691–696.
  5. Kornbacher, K., & Madsen, M. E. (1999). Explaining the Evolution of Cultural Elaboration. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology, 18(3), 2.
  6. Madsen, M., Lipo, C., & Cannon, M. D. (1999). Fitness and Reproductive Trade-Offs in Uncertain Environments: Explaining the Evolution of Cultural Elaboration. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology, 18(3), 31.
  7. Lipo, C. P., & Madsen, M. E. (1998). Reply to Lyman and O’Brien: The Goals of Evolutionary Archaeology: History and Explanation. Current Anthropology, 39(5), 615–652.
  8. Hunt, T. L., Madsen, M. E., & Lipo, C. P. (1998). Reply to Boone and Smith: Is it Evolution Yet? Current Anthropology, 39(1).
  9. Lipo, C. P., Madsen, M. E., Dunnell, R., & Hunt, T. D. (1997). Population structure, cultural transmission, and frequency seriation. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology, 16(4), 33.
  10. Lipo, C. P., & Madsen, M. E. (1993). The Importance of Cultural Variability: An Evolutionary Perspective. Bulletin of the National Association of Student Anthropologists, 8(3), 3–5.
  11. Madsen, M. E., & Lohmann, R. (1991). The Student’s Role in Projecting Anthropology to the Public as a Practical Endeavor. Anthropology Newsletter, 32(14–15).
  12. Madsen, M. E. (1991). Anthropology and the Conservation Movement. Bulletin of the National Assocation of Student Anthropologists, 7(2), 12–14.

Book Chapters

  1. Madsen, M. E., & Lipo, C. P. (2015). Behavioral Modernity and the Cultural Transmission of Structured Information: The Semantic Axelrod Model. In A. Mesoudi & K. Aoki (Eds.), Learning Strategies and Cultural Evolution during the Palaeolithic (pp. 67–83). Springer Japan. http://doi.org/10.1007/978-4-431-55363-2_6
  2. Madsen, M. E. (2001). Evolutionary Bet-Hedging and the Hopewell Cultural Climax. In T. L. Hunt, C. P. Lipo, & S. Sterling (Eds.), Posing Questions for a Scientific Archaeology (pp. 279–304). Bergin and Garvey.
  3. Lipo, C., & Madsen, M. (2000). Neutrality, "style," and drift: Building methods for studying cultural transmission in the archaeological record. In T. D. Hurt & G. F. M. Rakita (Eds.), Style and Function: Conceptual Issues in Evolutionary Archaeology (pp. 91–118). Westport, Connecticut: Bergin and Garvey.
  4. Madsen, M. E. (1994). Problems and Solutions in the Study of Dispersed Communities. In W. S. Dancey & P. J. Pacheco (Eds.), Ohio Hopewell Community Patterning (pp. 85–104). Book Section, Kent State University Press.
  5. Madsen, M. E. (1992). Lithic Manufacturing at British Camp: Evidence from Size Distributions and Microartifacts. In J. K. Stein (Ed.), Deciphering a Northwest Coast Shell Midden: Geoarchaeological Approaches to Site Formation. Academic Press.

Conference Papers and Manuscripts

  1. Madsen, M. E. (March 2016). The Science of Change: What Does It Take to Measure Cultural Transmission at Large Scales? In Invited lecture in the EVoS Seminar Series, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY.
  2. Madsen, M. E. (2016). Computational Methods for Identifying Metapopulation Interaction Patterns From Seriation Solutions. In Paper presented at the 28th Annual Meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society, Vancouver, WA.
  3. Madsen, M. E., & Lipo, C. P. (2016). Measuring Cultural Relatedness Using Multiple Seriation Ordering Algorithms. In Paper presented at the 81st Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Orlando, FL.
  4. Lipo, C. P., & Madsen, M. E. (2016). Continuity-based approaches and the study of patterns of cultural inheritance. In Paper presented at the 28th Annual Meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society, Vancouver, WA.
  5. Madsen, M. E., & Lipo, C. P. (2015). An Approach to Fitting Transmission Models to Seriations for Regional-Scale Analysis. In Paper presented at the 80th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, San Francisco, CA.
  6. Madsen, M. E., & Lipo, C. P. (2015). Tools for Transparency and Replicability of Simulation in Archaeology. In Paper presented at the 80th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, San Francisco, CA.
  7. Madsen, M. E., & Lipo, C. P. (2014). Cultural Transmission of Structured Knowledge and Technological Complexity: The Axelrod Model Extended. In Paper presented at the 79th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Austin TX. http://figshare.com/articles/SAA_2014_Presentation/1008074.
  8. Madsen, M. E. (2012). Improving the Fit Between Model and Data: Time-Averaging Effects on Unbiased Cultural Transmission. In Paper presented at the 77th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Memphis TN.
  9. Madsen, M. E., Lipo, C. P., & Bentley, R. A. (2008). Explaining Seriation Patterns Through Network-Structured Cultural Transmission Models. In Poster presented at the 73rd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.
  10. Madsen, M. E., Lipo, C. P., & Hunt, T. D. (2001). Cultural Elaboration, Life Histories, and Bet-Hedging Strategies in Unpredictable Environments. In Paper presented at the 66th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, New Orleans LA.
  11. Lipo, C. P., & Madsen, M. E. (2001). Organization. In Paper presented at the 66th Annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, New Orleans LA.
  12. Lipo, C. P., & Madsen, M. M. (2000). Building Group Level Units in the Archaeological Record: An Example from the Mississippi River Valley. In Paper presented at the 66th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.
  13. Madsen, M. E., & Lipo, C. P. (1999). Keywords in Evolutionary Archaeology: Fitness. In Invited paper presented at the 64th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Chicago.
  14. Lipo, C. P., & Madsen, M. E. (1999). Keywords in Evolutionary Archaeology: Neutrality. In Invited paper presented at the 64th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Chicago.
  15. Madsen, M. E., Lipo, C. P., & Cannon, M. D. (1998). Building explanations for ’wasteful’ behavior in the archaeological record. In Poster presented at the 63rd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Seattle.
  16. Hunt, T. L., Lipo, C. P., & Madsen, M. E. (1998). The Flaws of Phylogeny as History: A Pacific Islands Case Study. In Paper presented at the 63rd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Seattle.
  17. Cannon, M. D., Madsen, M. E., & Lipo, C. P. (1998). Wasteful Behavior in Evolutionary and Ecological Perspective. In Paper presented at the 63rd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Seattle.
  18. Lipo, C. P., Madsen, M. E., & Cannon, M. D. (1998). When Will “Wasteful” Behavior Occur? In Paper presented at the 63rd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Seattle.
  19. Lipo, C. P., & Madsen, M. E. (1997). The Method Seriation: Explaining the Variability in the Frequencies of Types. In 62nd Annual Meeting for the Society for American Archaeology.
  20. Lipo, C. P., & Madsen, M. E. (1996). Problems and solutions in the study of social organization. In 61st Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.
  21. Lipo, C. P., Madsen, M. E., & Hunt, T. D. (1995). Artifact Style Dynamics II: Deriving Seriation from a Network Model of Transmission. In Paper presented at the 60th Annual Meeting for the Society for American Archaeology, Minneapolis MN.
  22. Hunt, T. D., Madsen, M. E., & Lipo, C. P. (1995). Examining Cultural Transmission Using Frequency Seriation. In Poster presented at the 60th SAA Annual Meeting, Minneapolis MN.
  23. Madsen, M. E., Lipo, C. P., & Hunt, T. D. (1995). Artifact Style Dynamics I: A Network Model of Cultural Transmission in Spatially Structured Populations. In Paper presented at the 60th Annual Meeting for the Society for American Archaeology, Minneapolis MN.
  24. Madsen, M. E., & Lipo, C. P. (1993). Units of Evolution within a Darwinian Approach to Anthropology: Definitions and Implications for the Subfields. In Paper presented at the 1993 American Association of Anthropology meetings.
  25. Lipo, C. P., & Madsen, M. E. (1993). Global Reductions of Diversity in Subsistence Systems: A Darwinian Argument for a Conservationist Anthropology. In Paper presented at the 92nd Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association.
  26. Lipo, C. P., & Madsen, M. E. (1993). The Evolutionary Biology of Ourselves: Unit Requirements and Organizational Change in United States History. Unpublished manuscript.
  27. Madsen, M. E. (1992). Contemporaneity and the Analysis of Archaeological Settlement Patterning: An Example from the Ohio Hopewell. In Paper presented at the 57th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Pittsburgh PA.
  28. Madsen, M. E., & Dunnell, R. C. (1989). The Role of Microartifacts in Deducing Land Use from Low Density Records in Plowed Surfaces. In Paper presented at the 54th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.
  29. Lipo, C. P., & Madsen, M. E. (1989). Microartifacts and Macrointerpretations. In Paper presented at the 1989 South Asian Conference, Madison WI.
  30. Madsen, M. E. (1988). Microdebitage Analysis of a Northwest Coast Shell Midden. In Paper presented at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.
  31. Madsen, M. E. (1988). Lithic Manufacturing in a Northwest Coast Shell Midden: The Grain-size Evidence. In Paper presented at the Northwest Anthropological Conferences, Tacoma WA.