Paper: Statistical Methods In Lexicological Research In The Baltic States

ACL ID C69-7604
Title Statistical Methods In Lexicological Research In The Baltic States
Venue International Conference on Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1969
Authors

In this study"lexicology" refers to the dictionary form of a text, a vocabulary, without consideration of the lexical structure of an individual word and the system of its meaning: The first attempts to apply statistical methods in lexicological research are connected with the computation of "frequency dictionaries", particularly various specialized lexica aimed at mechanical exploitation, A "frequency dictionary" is a list of words in which every word carries an indicator or its occurence frequency in a text of a certain length. Frequency dictionaries permit one to compare words from the standpoint of their usage frequency. The data of frequency dictionaries are of great theoretical interest for studies of certain properties of the text with regard to its relation to the vocabulary. In th...