The microstatistics of text

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This paper is a reappraisal of the role of statistics in text analysis. Current inhibiting influences in the use of statistics are discussed. The question of descriptive vs. predictive statistics is explored at some length. A distinction between macrostatistics and microstatistics is made, with the irplication that the former should be used in describing… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/0020-0271(63)90017-2

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@article{Doyle1963TheMO, title={The microstatistics of text}, author={Lauren B. Doyle}, journal={Information Storage and Retrieval}, year={1963}, volume={1}, pages={189-214} }