What we learned from 5 million books

Wednesday, 21 September 2011 | posted in | 2 comments

Have you played with Google Labs' NGram Viewer? It's an addicting tool that lets you search for words and ideas in a database of 5 million books from across centuries. Erez Lieberman Aiden and Jean-Baptiste Michel show us how it works, and a few of the surprising things we can learn from 500 billion words.

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on 4 December 2011 at 16:36  

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