Language Variation Suite – New Version Release

LVS  (an interactive toolkit for sociolinguists) has been enhanced with new features: 1) Excel and CSV formats, 2) Recoding and factor modification, and 3) Token Frequency extraction from text files.

New menu Adjust Data (Data Panel) allows for an interactive data modification, such as excluding and recoding certain factors or adding logarithmic transformation to continuous data.

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New menu Frequency (Data Panel) allows for frequency extraction from text files. This feature makes it possible to add a frequency column to your dataset. The dataset should have a column named token containing  words (a single word per cell).

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Feel free to explore LVS – it also works with SmartPhones and IPads. Please let us know your feedback and suggestions.

LVS Team