Analyzing Linguistic Data - Baayen, R. H.

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This textbook provides a straightforward introduction to the statistical analysis of language, a useful tool for linguists in understanding the quantitative structure of their data. Designed for those with a non-mathematical background, it clearly introduces the principles and methods of statistical analysis, using'R', the leading computational statistics programme. The reader is guided step-by-step through the analysis of a range of data sets, aided by over 40 exercises with model answers. This book will be welcomed by all linguists wishing to learn more about working with and presenting quantitative data.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
This textbook provides a straightforward introduction to the statistical analysis of language, a useful tool for linguists in understanding the quantitative structure of their data. Designed for those with a non-mathematical background, it clearly introduces the principles and methods of statistical analysis, using'R', the leading computational statistics programme. The reader is guided step-by-step through the analysis of a range of data sets, aided by over 40 exercises with model answers. This book will be welcomed by all linguists wishing to learn more about working with and presenting quantitative data.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Cambridge University Press
  • Seitenzahl: 300
  • 2008
  • Ausstattung/Bilder: 2008. XIII, 353 p. w. 67 line diagrams, 4 tables and 207 graphs.
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 246mm x 176mm x 22mm
  • Gewicht: 730g
  • ISBN-13: 9780521709187
  • ISBN-10: 0521709180
  • Best.Nr.: 22783873
Autorenporträt
R. H. Baayen is Professor of Quantitative Linguistics at Radboud University of Nijmegen and the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen.
Inhaltsangabe
1. An introduction to âRâ; 2. Graphic data exploration; 3. Probability distributions; 4. Basic statistical methods; 5. Clustering and classification; 6. Regression modeling; 7. Mixed models; Appendix A. Solutions to the exercises; Appendix B. Overview of âRâ functions.