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treated as singularThe application of statistical techniques to language analysis, typically using a large machine-readable corpus, in order to discover general principles of linguistic behaviour, genre difference, etc.
‘The basic information you need in statistical linguistics is the frequency of some items.’
‘With centered around language, our lab is doing research in the field of linguistics, such as computer linguistics, statistical linguistics and cognitive linguistics.’
‘This book is of interest not only for its technical proposals for integrating formal language theory with statistical linguistics, but also for its exemplar-based epistemology.’
‘I am a linguist active in computational and statistical linguistics.’
‘Although several contributors to statistical linguistics have been distinguished mathematicians, the subject has usually exploited standard mathematical concepts without making novel contributions to statistical theory.’
‘Typical examples are the ecological abundance of species, vocabularies in statistical linguistics, and patterns in archaeological artifacts.’
‘The underlying process is what I find fascinating, perhaps because of my personal involvement with one of the earliest search engines - Architext, later called Excite - that also took a statistical linguistics approach.’
‘The issue relates very clearly to themes in statistical linguistics.’