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GENERAL STATISTICAL PROBLEMS
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analysis Appendix assume assumption average bias Canonical Law Cn Oi coefficient coin computed confidence level considered constant defined derivation determine entropy error function error range expected factor formula frequency dictionary frequency distribution genetic relationships Glottochronology Greenberg Gudschinsky Herdan Hoz's hypothesis Information Theory Juilland languages Lees Lexicostatistics linguistic data linguistic typology log(x logarithm logarithmic mean Lognormal distribution Lorenz loss M/W ratio Mandelbrot Mathematical Linguistics mean method Miller and Friedman Miller and Newman morphemes morphs per word Normal curve Normally distributed number of items number of words numerical data O O Oi Oi Oi Oi parameter percentage of cognates plot preface problem proto-vocabulary random redundancy represented retention sample sample size standard deviation statistical linguistics stylistic stylostatistics Swadesh Table theoretical Type-Token Mathematics Udny Yule valid variation Vocabulary and Occurrence vocabulary items Zipf Zipf's Law Zipfian