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The great number crunch 1

@inproceedings{Yang2008TheGN,
  title={The great number crunch 1},
  author={Charles D. Yang},
  year={2008}
}
A hard look in the mirror, as they say, is good for fitness and vitality. The time seems ripe, then, fifty years after the birth of modern linguistics, to reexamine its foundations. Or rather, the rubble, as the editors of Probabilistic linguistics suggest : corpus statistics, Markov chains, information theory, and the very notion of probability that were supposedly buried by the Chomskyan landslide. 
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