The Dependence of Frequency Distributions on Multiple Meanings of Words, Codes and Signs

Abstract

The dependence of the frequency distributions due to multiple meanings of words in a text is investigated by deleting letters. By coding the words with fewer letters the number of meanings per coded word increases. This increase is measured and used as an input in a predictive theory. For a text written in English, the word-frequency distribution is broad… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.physa.2017.08.133

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@article{Yan2017TheDO, title={The Dependence of Frequency Distributions on Multiple Meanings of Words, Codes and Signs}, author={Xiao-Yong Yan and Petter Minnhagen}, journal={CoRR}, year={2017}, volume={abs/1710.00683} }