Introduction to Quantitative Analysis of Linguistic Survey Data
An Atlas by the Numbers
- William A. Kretzschmar, Jr. - University of Georgia, USA
- Edgar W. Schneider - Universitat Regensburg (Germany)
Topics covered include: the relation of sociolinguistics to the original conception of LAMSAS; the adaptation of LAMSAS to the needs of computerization and the research methods envisioned; the mechanics involved in computerizing LAMSAS; how to handle and analyze the data in the database management system; the creation of categories for analysis; and the logic of statistical testing.