Fall 2015 | Instructor: Katrin Erk | Tuesday, Thursday 11-12:30 | CLA 1.108 | Canvas
Many areas of linguistics require statistical analysis: phonetics and phonology, psycholinguistics, computational linguistics, or empirical studies in syntax or semantics. Statistical analysis helps detect regularities in the numbers, test whether observed effects are statistically significant, and implement and test hypotheses about the data.
This course provides hands-on introduction to statistics for language, using the R statistics software. Using data from existing linguistic studies, we will study the following topics: