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Despite the apparent freedom a writer has to create any desired sequence of words, written text tends to follow some very simple set of laws. Frequencies of occurrence of letters in natural language texts are not arbitrarily organized but obey some particular rules which enable us to explain some characteristic features of human language. Present paper is(More)
Pascual Cantos gómez's book seems to have originated from his observation of the increasingly important role of quantitative approaches in language studies. This direction is clearly a strength in its onset, as the book aims to add clarity and specificity to the Humanities and its empirical scope. Early references (gries, 1970) may have been more interested(More)
scale. Bernié and Douglas attempted to use the PaperPerFect formation analyzer developed at McGill for measuring solid print mottle [7], but it appeared later that formation and print mot-tle have fundamentally different signal characteristics and cannot be correctly measured by the same technology. A new mathematical technique for frequency analysis, named(More)
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The present work is an attempt in the direction of predicting sequences of building blocks of communication, the parts of speech, in any text. Five novels and five short stories of English language have been tagged under four different treatments and then statistical distributions of the parts of speech have been obtained. The goodness of fit of the(More)