Analyzing Linguistic Data: A Practical Introduction to Statistics
by R. H. Baayen
Publisher: Cambridge University Press 2015
Number of pages: 400
This book provides an introduction to the statistical analysis of quantitative data for researchers studying aspects of language and language processing. Designed for linguists with a non-mathematical background, it clearly introduces the basic principles and methods of statistical analysis, using 'R', the leading computational statistics programme.
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