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collocates and relative entropy

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Compute the relative entropy of a set of collocates by choosing Compute | Relative entropy in the menu. This will compute a score and show a result. It will also copy the result into the Notes tab of the concordance.


rel entropy of collocates

This shows that the set of 20 (of 36) most frequent collocates of honest were used to compute a score of 0.869. The scores uses the frequencies shown in the Total column (which spans the range L5 to R5 for these data).


See also: relative entropy