Statistics for Corpus Linguistics

Statistics for Corpus Linguistics

5 (1 rating by Goodreads)
By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day
When will my order arrive?

Not expected to be delivered to the United States by Christmas Not expected to be delivered to the United States by Christmas

Description

This book in the Edinburgh Textbooks in Empirical Linguistics series is a comprehensive introduction to the statistics currently used in corpus linguistics. Statistical techniques and corpus applications - whether oriented towards linguistics or language engineering - often go hand in glove, and corpus linguists have used an increasingly wide variety of statistics, drawing on techniques developed in a great many fields. This is the first one-volume introduction to the subject.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 156 x 232 x 18mm | 539.78g
  • EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • English
  • glossary, bibliography
  • 0748608176
  • 9780748608171
  • 756,390

Review quote

Gives many instructive examples of statistical techniques applied to language data, provides exercises at the end of each chapter, and has a clear glossary. Year's Work in English Studies This book is essential for learning statistical analysis of texts. Most importantly, Oakes's is the only current corpus-linguistic book that devotes such a large portion of its pages to stylistics ! the whole book is worthwhile for the literary scholar. Language and Literature Gives many instructive examples of statistical techniques applied to language data, provides exercises at the end of each chapter, and has a clear glossary. This book is essential for learning statistical analysis of texts. Most importantly, Oakes's is the only current corpus-linguistic book that devotes such a large portion of its pages to stylistics ! the whole book is worthwhile for the literary scholar.show more

Rating details

1 ratings
5 out of 5 stars
5 100% (1)
4 0% (0)
3 0% (0)
2 0% (0)
1 0% (0)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X