- Provides balanced treatment of the practical aspects of handling quantitative linguistic data
- Includes sample datasets contributed by researchers working in a variety of sub-disciplines of linguistics
- Uses R, the statistical software package most commonly used by linguists, to discover patterns in quantitative data and to test linguistic hypotheses
- Includes student-friendly end-of-chapter assignments and is accompanied by online resources at www.blackwellpublishing.com/quantmethods.
Keywords: General & Introductory Linguistics