Category Archives: Quantitative Analysis

This category approaches lace history from a statistical analysis perspective. The numerical analysis of lace-related databases can provide new insight into both history and technique. Think of it as another language – and an indispensable tool of research.

Quantative Analysis: Google Ngram Viewer – Part I

On December 16, 2010, Google launched a new tool called ‘Ngram Viewer’ at Anyone driving to work and listening to NPR got a quick preview – I’ve been playing with it ever since. This utility is a direct result … Continue reading

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