the advanced theory of language as choice and chance

By: Language: English Series: kommunikation und kybernetik in einzeldarstellungen ; band 4 | wolter, h. (ed.) | keidel, w.d. (ed.)Publication details: berlin, heidelberg, new york : springer-verlag 1966Edition: 1. edDescription: xiii, 459 pp
Contents:
from the table of contents: introduction; language as chance i - statistical linguistics: stability of linguistic distributions; explanation of stability of linguistic distributions; application of the theory of stability of alphabetic distributions to a problem of language mixture; language as choice i - stylostatistics: style as a statistical concept; word count mathematics; style relationships - bi-variate stylostatistics; a guide to stylo-statistical investigations; language as chance ii - optimal systems of language structure. combinatorics on the phonemic (alphabetic) level: the combinatorial structure of words; optimality of the word-length distribution; combinatorics applied to problems of classical poetry; combinatorics on the lexicon level: random partitioning of vocabulary - vocabulary connectivity; the generalised random partitioning function and stylostatistics; the "new statistics" on the vocabulatory level; information theory: principles of information theory; information-theoretical analysis as a tool of linguistic research; language translations as bi-variate distributions of coding symbols; language as choice ii - linguistic duality: the four-fold root of linguistic duality; duality as correcting factor - inadequacy of truly semiologic codes; duality and language translation; statistics for the language seminary. statistics of language in the mass: descriptive statistics; statistical inference - the binomial case; statistical inference in the case of multiple classification of events; theory of correlation; statistics of language in the line: the dimension of time in language statistics; linguistic duality and 'parity'; appendix - a survey of past and present-day statistical linguistics;
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from the table of contents: introduction; language as chance i - statistical linguistics: stability of linguistic distributions; explanation of stability of linguistic distributions; application of the theory of stability of alphabetic distributions to a problem of language mixture; language as choice i - stylostatistics: style as a statistical concept; word count mathematics; style relationships - bi-variate stylostatistics; a guide to stylo-statistical investigations; language as chance ii - optimal systems of language structure. combinatorics on the phonemic (alphabetic) level: the combinatorial structure of words; optimality of the word-length distribution; combinatorics applied to problems of classical poetry; combinatorics on the lexicon level: random partitioning of vocabulary - vocabulary connectivity; the generalised random partitioning function and stylostatistics; the "new statistics" on the vocabulatory level; information theory: principles of information theory; information-theoretical analysis as a tool of linguistic research; language translations as bi-variate distributions of coding symbols; language as choice ii - linguistic duality: the four-fold root of linguistic duality; duality as correcting factor - inadequacy of truly semiologic codes; duality and language translation; statistics for the language seminary. statistics of language in the mass: descriptive statistics; statistical inference - the binomial case; statistical inference in the case of multiple classification of events; theory of correlation; statistics of language in the line: the dimension of time in language statistics; linguistic duality and 'parity'; appendix - a survey of past and present-day statistical linguistics;

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