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Statistics meets corpus linguistics

A lecture on statistics

This short lecture introduces basic concepts of statistics in corpus linguistics. It is the first lecture of a lecture series on statistics from a new module on Statistics and data visualization offered by Lancaster University as part of an MA programme, PGCert and also individually for credit.

The module offers a practical introduction to the statistical procedures used for the analysis linguistic data and language corpora. The module provides an overview of the main statistical procedures (e.g. Correlation, cluster analysis and factor analysis, T-test, ANOVA, chi-squared test and regression models) used in the field of corpus linguistics together with examples of application of these methods.

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Corpus Linguistics: Method, Analysis, Interpretation

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