[Ads-l] Article: Pitfalls of Using Google Ngram to Study Language

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Tue Oct 13 12:02:20 UTC 2015


Wired has a summary discussion of a paper that was published in the
journal PLOS One about the problems a researcher will encounter when
using the NGRAM tool.

Website: Wired
Author: October 12, 2015
Article: The Pitfalls of Using Google Ngram to Study Language
Author: Sarah Zhang

http://www.wired.com/2015/10/pitfalls-of-studying-language-with-google-ngram/

Journal: PLOS One
Date: October 7, 2015
Article: Characterizing the Google Books Corpus: Strong Limits to
Inferences of Socio-Cultural and Linguistic Evolution
Authors: Eitan Adam Pechenick, Christopher M. Danforth, Peter Sheridan Dodds

http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0137041

At last my pathway to tenure is clear: create a ten-volume opus on the
ubiquitous aggravations one experiences when using electronic
databases of text.

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