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Sampling in Historical Lexicographic Research
Agnieszka Anuszka Bukowska
27-34 (complete paper or proceedings contents)


The paper discusses the role of sampling in historical lexicographic research. It shows that metalexicographers notoriously fail to apply statistically sound sampling methods which would guarantee sample representativeness. Further, statistically sound alternatives are presented and evaluated empirically.

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Selected Proceedings of the 2012 Symposium on New Approaches in English Historical Lexis (HEL-LEX 3)
edited by R. W. McConchie, Teo Juvonen, Mark Kaunisto, Minna Nevala, and Jukka Tyrkkö
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