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Published: 05 October 2017

248 Pages


ISBN: 9780198718178

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Quantitative Historical Linguistics

A Corpus Framework

Gard B. Jenset and Barbara McGillivray

Oxford Studies in Diachronic and Historical Linguistics

  • Provides an original methodological framework for quantitatively assessing models and hypotheses in historical linguistics
  • Based on extensive corpus data and case studies
  • Redefines the role of corpora and quantitative methods in historical linguistics