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Journal of Research Design and Statistics in Linguistics and Communication Science

Editors

Pascual Cantos-Gómez, University of Murcia

Stefan Th. Gries, University of California, Santa Barbara

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Pascual Cantos-Gómez
Dpto. Filología Inglesa
Universidad de Murcia
Facultad de Letras
Campus de la Merced
30071 Murcia
Spain

Frequency

Published twice yearly, in June and December. First issue, June 2014

ISSN: 2052-417X (Print)
ISSN: 2052-4188 (Online)

Research Design and Statistics in Linguistics and Communication Science is a new, peer-reviewed journal devoted to exploring how quantitative methods and statistical techniques can supplement qualitative analyses in linguistics and communication science; research on the quantitative characteristics of language and text in a more mathematical form. This approach opens up important and exciting theoretical perspectives, as well as solutions for a wide range of practical problems by introducing into linguistics and communication science the methods and models of advanced scientific disciplines prevalent within the natural sciences, economics, and psychology. It aims at the dissemination and publication of original contributions which bring developments and improvement in quantitative methodologies to the attention of both linguists and communication scholars. Research Design and Statistics in Linguistics and Communication Science invites original, previously unpublished research articles and book reviews in the field of empirical and quantitative approaches to linguistics and communication science. Contributions should contain empirical analyses of data from different languages and from different theoretical perspectives and frameworks, providing new findings and innovative approaches in any area of linguistics and communication science. We encourage submissions concentrating on, but not limited to:

  • Empirical language research
  • Information retrieval
  • Text mining
  • Methods of measurement
  • Computer-assisted content analysis
  • Fieldwork in linguistics
  • Translation studies
  • Authorship attribution
  • Language testing
  • Information extraction
  • Questionnaire design
  • Interview methods
  • Forensic linguistics
  • Text classification
  • Corpus linguistics
  • Natural language processing
  • Textometry

The journal also invites proposals for special issues on specific topics.

Abstracting & Indexing

The journal is covered by:

Linguistic Abstracts Online

FORTHCOMING ISSUE

JRDS 3-1 (2016) [2017]

Table of Contents

Articles
Selection and validation of a measurement instrument for readability calculations in patient information leaflets for oncological patients in Spain
José Luis Martí Ferriol
Machine Translation Implementation among Language Service Providers in Spain: A Mixed Methods Study
Marisa Presas, Pilar Cid-Leal, Olga Torres-Hostench
Principal Components and clustering on lexical distances from standard Basque to local varieties
Gotzon Aurrekoetxea, Karmele Fernandez-Aguirre, Juan Ignacio Modroño, Jesus Rubio
Reporting practices of rater reliability in interpreting research: A mixed-methods review of 14 journals (2004-2014)
Chao Han
A methodology for longitudinal research on EFL written production: capturing writing multidimensionality by combining qualitative and quantitative procedures
Maria Gené-Gil, Maria Juan-Garau, Joana Salazar-Noguera
Mixed methods, mixed tools. The use of computer software for integrated qualitative and quantitative analysis
Anna Kuznik, Joan Miquel Verd, Christian Olalla-Soler
Book Reviews
Research Methodologies in Translation Studies
Reviewed by Chao Han and Rongbo Fu
Joanna Albin, The Reflexive Translator. Strategies and Affects of Self-directed Professionals, Peter Lang, Frankfurt am Main 2014
Reviewed by Marcin Walczyński


Send books for review to:
Pascual Cantos-Gómez
Dpto. Filología Inglesa
Universidad de Murcia
Facultad de Letras
Campus de la Merced
30071 Murcia
Spain

Research Design and Statistics in Linguistics and Communication Science is inherently interdisciplinary, and papers at the boundaries of linguistics and communication science are especially welcome, as approaches involving two or more academic disciplines are more likely to produce new theoretical insights, improving our knowledge about language, communication and any type of cross-linguistic phenomena. Research Design and Statistics in Linguistics and Communication Science is an advance online publication (AOP); articles are posted online immediately after being accepted, reviewed, copyedited and proofs are reviewed. AOPs will appear ahead of the two annual print publications in June and December, in which they will be included. These online versions are definitive and may be cited using the digital object identifier (DOI).

Announcements

 

eBooks now available

 
We've launched our eBook platform serving individuals and libraries. All books now available in print or eBook format.  
Posted: 2017-03-04
 

Call for Papers: “Empirical and Experimental Research in Forensic Linguistics”

 
Special Issue “Empirical and Experimental Research in Forensic Linguistics” of Journal of Research Design and Statistics in Linguistics and Communication Science (JRDS 4.2), December (2017), guest edited by Ángela Almela (CUD-UPCT) and Gema Alcaraz-Mármol (UCLM).  
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