Statistics of Vocabulary

  • E. U. Condon


While studying some data on the relative frequency of use of different words in the English language, I noticed a rather interesting functional relationship which is here communicated. The note which follows, admittedly incomplete, is published in this form because the subject is one which I can not pursue and which may be of interest to those who are actively enagaged in the study of language.


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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. U. Condon
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  1. 1.Bell Telephone LaboratoriesNew YorkUSA

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