Bibliographic lists:

  • Reinhard Köhler (1995), Bibliography of Quantitative Linguistics, Amsterdam/Philadelphia, J. Benjamins.
  • Cortelazzo M., Tuzzi A. (2008), Metodi statistici applicati all’Italiano, Bologna, Zanichelli.


  • G. Altmann, P. Grzybek, S. Naumann, R. Vulanović (2012, eds), Synergetic Linguistics. Text and Language as Dynamic Systems, Wien, PraesensVerlag.
  • R. H. Baayen (2001), Word frequency distribution, Dordrecht, Kluwer Academic Publishers.
  • P. Grzybek, E. Kelih, J. Mačutek, (2010, eds), Text and Language. Structures, Functions, Interrelations, Quantitative Perspectives, Wien, Praesens Verlag.
  • E. Hatch, A. Lazaraton (1991), The research manual: design and statistics for applied linguistics, Boston, Heinle & Heinle.
  • J. P. Kenny (1982)), The computation of style, Oxford, Pergamen Press.
  • M. P. Oakes (1998), Statistics for corpus linguistics, Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press.
  • I.-I. Popescu (2009), Word frequency studies, Berlin/New-York, De Gruyter.
  • Woods, P. Fletcher, A. Hughes (1986), Statistics in Language Studies, Cambridge, CambridgeUniversity Press.

Series Studies in quantitative linguistics RAM-VERLAG:

  • U. Strauss, F. Fan, G. Altmann, Problems in quantitative linguistics 1, 2008
  • V. Altmann, G. Altmann, Anleitung zu quantitativen Textanalysen. Methoden und Anwendungen, 2008
  • I.-I. Popescu, J. Mačutek, G. Altmann, Aspects of word frequencies, 2009
  • R. Köhler, G. Altmann, Problems in quantitative linguistics 2, 2009
  • R. Köhler (ed.), Issues in Quantitative Linguistics, 2009
  • A. Tuzzi, I.-I. Popescu, G. Altmann, Quantitative aspects of Italian texts, 2010
  • F. Fengxiang, Quantitative Linguistics Computng with Perl, 2010
  • I.-I. Popescu, J. Macutek, E. Kelih, R. Cech, K.-H., G. Altmann, Vectors and Codes of Texts, 2010
  • F. Fengxiang, Data Processing and Management for Quantitative Linguists with Foxpro, 2010
  • I.-I. Popescu, R. Cech, G. Altmann, The Lambda Structure of Texts, 2011
  • E. Kelih, V. Levickij, Y. Matskulyak (Eds.), Issues in Quantitative Linguistics 2, 2011
  • R. Czech, G. Altmann, Problems in Quantitative Linguistics 3, 2011
  • R. Köhler, G. Altmann (Eds.), Issues in Quantitative Linguistics 3, 2013

A classic book on statistical analysis of textual data:

L. Lebart, A . Salem, L. Berry (1998), Exploring textual Data, Dordrecht, Kluwer Academic Publishers

and Sergio Bolasco’s new handbook (only Italian version):

S. Bolasco (2013), L’analisi automatica dei testi. Fare ricerca con il text mining, Roma, ed. Carocci.

An Italian book about connections among statistics for linguistics, analysis of textual data and content analysis:

A. Tuzzi (2003), L’analisi del contenuto. Introduzione ai metodi e alle tecniche di ricerca, Roma, Carocci.

About softwares and applications:

About analyses of textual data and examples of applications to scientific literature:

Tuzzi, A. (Ed.). (2018). Tracing the Life Cycle of Ideas in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Springer.

Multivariate statistics with reference to textual data:

  • S. Bolasco (1999), Analisi multidimensionale dei dati, Roma, Carocci.
  • M. J. Greenacre (1984), Theory and application of correspondence analysis, London, Academic Press.
  • M. J. Greenacre (2007), Correspondence analysis in practice, London, Chapman & Hall (2 ed.).
  • L. Lebart, A. Morineau, K.M. Warwick (1984), Multivariate descriptive statistical analysis, New York, John Wiley & Sons.
  • F. Murtagh (2005), Correspondence Analysis and Data Coding with Java and R, London, Chapman & Hall.

To read various examples of authorship attribution and profiling applied to the “Elena Ferrante” case, the volume – first presented during the international workshop Drawing Elena Ferrante’s Profile as part of the 3rd IQLA-GIAT Summer School in Quantitative Analysis of Textual Data – is available:

Arjuna Tuzzi and Michele Cortelazzo (2018, eds), Drawing Elena Ferrante’s Profile, Padova University Press. 

Proceedings of the JADT Conferences ( Journées d’Analyse statistique des Données Textuelles), online since 1998:

  • JADT 1998: Mellet (ed, 1998)
  • JADT 2000: Rajman, Chappelier (eds, 2000)
  • JADT 2002: Morin, Sébillot (eds, 2002)
  • JADT 2004: Purnelle, Fairon, Dister (eds, 2004)
  • JADT 2006: Viprey (ed, 2006)
  • JADT 2008: Heiden, Pincemin (eds. 2008)
  • JADT 2010: Bolasco, Chiari, Giuliano (eds, 2010)
  • JADT 2012: Dister, Longrée, Purnelle (eds, 2012)
  • JADT 2014: Née, Daube, Valette, Fleury (eds, 2014)
  • JADT 2016: Mayaffre, Poudat, Vanni, Magri, Follette (eds, 2016)
  • JADT 2018: Iezzi, Celardo, Misuraca (eds, 2018)