ERIC Number: EJ452250
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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Statistical Analysis of Literature: A Retrospective on "Computers and the Humanities," 1966-1990.
Potter, Rosanne G.
Computers and the Humanities, v25 n6 p401-29 Dec 1991
Reviews essays on statistical analysis of literature from the journal "Computers and the Humanities." Divides the essays into four groups: the philosophical, statistical analyses of language, literary texts, and themes. Questions whether valid statistical analysis of any text must be based on complete linguistic description. Emphasizes the importance of precomputational stages of learning about language. (DK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative; Information Analyses
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Audience: Teachers; Researchers; Practitioners
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