Contributions to the Science of Text and Language

Word Length Studies and Related Issues

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-4067-2 (Print) 978-1-4020-4068-9 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

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    Chapter

    Pages 1-14

    Introductory Remarks: On the Science of Language in Light of the Language of Science

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    Chapter

    Pages 15-90

    History and Methodology of Word Length Studies

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    Chapter

    Pages 91-115

    Information Content of Words in Texts

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    Chapter

    Pages 117-156

    Zero-Syllablewords in Determiningword Length

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    Chapter

    Pages 157-170

    Within-Sentence Distribution and Retention of Contentwords and function words

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    Chapter

    Pages 171-185

    On Text Corpora, Word Lengths, Andword Frequencies in Slovenian

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    Chapter

    Pages 187-197

    Text Corpus as an Abstract Data Structure

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    Chapter

    Pages 199-210

    About Word Length Distribution

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    Chapter

    Pages 211-213

    The Fall of the Jers in the Light of Menzerath’s Law

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    Chapter

    Pages 215-240

    Towards the Foundations of Menzerath’s Law

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    Chapter

    Pages 241-258

    Aspects of the Typology of Slavic Languages

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    Chapter

    Pages 259-275

    Multivariate Statistical Methods in Quantitative Text Analyses

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    Chapter

    Pages 277-294

    Word Length and Word Frequency

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    Chapter

    Pages 295-300

    Developing the Croatian National Corpus and Beyond

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    Chapter

    Pages 301-317

    About Word Length Counting in Serbian

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    Chapter

    Pages 319-327

    Word-Length Distribution in Present-Day Lower Sorbian Newspaper Texts

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    Chapter

    Pages 329-337

    Towards a Unified Derivation of Some Linguistic Laws

  19. Back Matter

    Pages 339-352