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LINGUIST List 19.786

Mon Mar 10 2008

Books: Discipline of Ling/Text&Corpus Ling: Baayen

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        1.    Daniel Davies, Analyzing Linguistic Data: Baayen


Message 1: Analyzing Linguistic Data: Baayen
Date: 07-Mar-2008
From: Daniel Davies <ddaviescambridge.org>
Subject: Analyzing Linguistic Data: Baayen
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Title: Analyzing Linguistic Data
Subtitle: A Practical Introduction to Statistics using R
Published: 2008
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
                http://us.cambridge.org

Author: Harald Baayen
Hardback: ISBN: 9780521882590 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 105.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9780521882590 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 55.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9780521709187 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 19.99
Paperback: ISBN: 9780521709187 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 38.99
Abstract:

Statistical analysis is a useful skill for linguists and psycholinguists,
allowing them to understand the quantitative structure of their data. This
textbook provides a straightforward introduction to the statistical
analysis of language. Designed for linguists with a non-mathematical
background, it clearly introduces the basic principles and methods of
statistical analysis, using 'R', the leading computational statistics
programme. The reader is guided step-by-step through a range of real data
sets, allowing them to analyse acoustic data, construct grammatical trees
for a variety of languages, quantify register variation in corpus
linguistics, and measure experimental data using state-of-the-art models.
The visualization of data plays a key role, both in the initial stages of
data exploration and later on when the reader is encouraged to criticize
various models. Containing 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.

1. An introduction to 'R'; 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 'R' functions.


Linguistic Field(s): Discipline of Linguistics
                            Text/Corpus Linguistics

Written In: English (eng )

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