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To compute these relationship statistics you need a WordList Index. Then in its menu, choose Compute | mutuali Relationships.

 

MI_choices_for_index

tog_plus        words to process

 

tog_plus        omissions

 

 

tog_plus        min. and max

 

Computing the MI score for each and every entry in an index takes a long time: some years ago it took over an hour to compute MI for all words beginning with B in the case of the BNC edition (written, 90 million words) in the screenshot below, using default settings. It might take 24 hours to process the whole BNC, 100 million words, even on a modern powerful PC. Don't forget to save your results afterwards!

 

MI_of_Letter_B_BNC_written

 

 

See also Collocates, Mutual Information Settings, Mutual Information Display, Detailed Consistency Relations, Making an Index List, Viewing Index Lists, Recompute Token Count, WordList Help Contents.