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Statistical Methods for Linguistics

This section lists books on statistical methods in Linguistics. Books specifically on statistical analysis in Linguistics using the R programming environment are listed in the section below.

R Open Source Statistical Software

The R software is frequently used by linguists for data analysis. Below are some books that look at the exploration and analysis of linguistic data using R.

R is open source and freely available for download for UNIX, Windows and MacOS platforms at The R Project for Statistical Computing site. You can also download RStudio, which includes a code editor, debugging and visualization tools.