Sociolinguistics: quantitative methods

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Variationist sociolinguistics was one of the first branches of linguistics to adopt a quantitative approach to data analysis (e.g., Fischer, 1958; Labov, 1963, 1966, 1969; Wolfram, 1969).

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Publication date9 Nov 2012
Publication titleThe encyclopedia of applied linguistics
EditorsCarol A. Chapelle
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-4051-9843-1
ISBN (Print)978-1-4051-9473-0
Original languageEnglish

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NameEvidence-based medicine
PublisherWiley-Blackwell

    Keywords

  • advanced statistics, language variation and change, sociolinguistics, corpus, methods

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