The use of function word frequencies as indicators of style

  • Fred J. Damerau


Word Frequency Computational Linguistic Function Word Function Word Frequency 
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© Pergamon Press 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • Fred J. Damerau
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  1. 1.IBM Thomas J. Watson Research CenterYorktown Heights

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