Books and series
In 2018, we published 33 books:
101 works were proposed to Language Science Press in 2018, for a total of 425. In 2017, 99 works had been proposed.
In 2017, we published 26 books:
99 works were proposed to Language Science Press in 2017, for a total of 324. The curve is now slightly superlinear.
The following figure gives a breakdown of the distribution of these works and their states of completion.
It is interesting to see in how far one or the other platform is used, and how the differences could be explained. The raw data are given below.
|The future of dialects||16137|
|New directions in corpus-based translation studies||3798|
|Einführung in die grammatische Beschreibung des Deutschen||2981|
|The Alor-Pantar languages: History and typology||2546|
|Natural causes of language||2332|
|The empirical base of linguistics||2197|
|Roots of language||2066|
|Advances in the study of Siouan languages and linguistics||1795|
|Einführung in die grammatische Beschreibung des Deutschen²||1717|
|Linguistic variation, identity construction and cognition||1431|
|Thoughts on grammaticalization||1397|
|The evolution of grounded spatial language||1216|
|A grammar of Yakkha||1192|
|Eyetracking and Applied Linguistics||1125|
|A grammar of Palula||1057|
|The Talking Heads experiment||941|
|Syntax und Valenz||933|
|The evolution of case grammar||889|
|A grammar of Pite Saami||763|
|Language strategies for the domain of colour||729|
|How mobile robots can self-organise a vocabulary||712|
|A grammar of Mauwake||651|
|Prosodic detail in Neapolitan Italian||605|
|Grammaticalization in the North||568|
|A typology of marked-S languages||501|
2015 has been the first complete year for Language Science Press since the beginning of operations in early 2014. There is now enough data to run some analyses.
Up and until 2015-12-31, 139 works have been proposed to
Language Science Press. the following figure gives a breakdown of the
distribution of these works and their states of completion.
Since we setup the new servers at CeDiS, we track our usage stats. In this blogpost, I will give some technical details, discuss some conceptual issues and finish with some mathematical remarks.
We run Apache as a web server. The logs are analyzed and aggregated with awstats. Awstats also takes care of separating “real users/readers” from “machine readers” (bots). Including the bots would artificially inflate our reader numbers, so it is good to exclude them.
In the past, we tracked access with a spreadsheet, but we now use an automated routine which parses the awstats output, aggregates access data per book and produces graphics for each book and then again for all books combined (using python, beautiful soup and matplotlib). Continue reading
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We have done an analysis of our log files. The following statistics show how often complete books were downloaded in the months of August and September. October will follow later. Crawlers were excluded. Breakdown by books Joshua Wilbur’s “A grammar … Continue reading