## The Computation of Style: An Introduction to Statistics for Students of Literature and Humanities |

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### Contents

The Statistical Study of Literary Style | 1 |

Distributions and Graphs | 15 |

Measures of Central Tendency 333 | 33 |

Copyright | |

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The Computation of Style: An Introduction to Statistics for Students of ... Anthony Kenny Limited preview - 2013 |

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approximation binomial calculate called chance chapter choice coefficient column confidence contains continuous correlation corresponding count curve divide draw drawn equal error estimate example Exercise expected five formula frequency distribution given gives graph greater groups hand illustrate indicate individual instance interval kind known language length less letters limits literary mean measure median methods normal normal distribution null hypothesis number of items observed obtain occur outcomes pair parameter particular passage population positive possible present probability proportion range rank relationship represent result sample mean scale scores sentence-length sentences shows significance simple single skew square standard deviation standard error statistical style success tion units values variables variance variation whole wish word-length words writing z-score