Report on a new OED project: A study of the history of new words in the new OED

@article{Logan1989ReportOA,
  title={Report on a new OED project: A study of the history of new words in the new OED},
  author={H. M. Logan},
  journal={Computers and the Humanities},
  year={1989},
  volume={23},
  pages={385-395}
}
  • H. M. Logan
  • Published 1989
  • Computer Science
  • Computers and the Humanities
The study of the history of new words in theNewOED described in this paper was undertaken in 1986-87, and is based on the material then available. Since then, theNewOED has been finished, and PAT, the inquiry system developed at the University of Waterloo for the investigation of theNewOED data base, has been much altered and improved. Nevertheless, this report should prove useful in indicating the potentiality for analyzing the computerizedNewOED and some of the problems. This project is a… Expand

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