Statistics for Linguistics With R : A Practical Introduction (Mouton Textbook Series)

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This book is an introduction to statistics for linguists using the open source software R. It is aimed at students and professors with little or no statistical background, is written in a non-technical and reader-friendly style, and covers the structure of quantitative studies, descriptive and analytical statistics, multifactorial approaches and simple statistical graphs. Key features comes with many exercises, recommendations for further study, and answer keys reference to companion website aimed at beginners on every level of linguistic education presupposes no quantitative/statistical knowledge whatsoever begins at step 1 for every method and explains everything explicitly

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"Gries has diligently compiled a work of great use and interest. It is relevantabove all to linguistic students and researchers, and can readily act as atextbook for taught courses. It should be noted that the book is equally usefulas a reference guide, with the analysis scenarios sufficiently well labelled andorganized so that the reader can dip into it as and when necessary, or as acomplete set of exercises which the reader can work through section by section."Andrew Caines in: Linguist List 22.412
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783110205657
  • Publisher: De Gruyter
  • Publication date: 5/19/2010
  • Series: Mouton Textbook Series
  • Pages: 335
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

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Stefan Th. Gries, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA.

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