# Web Science/Part2: Emerging Web Properties/Advanced statistical descriptive models for the Web/The Zipf law for text

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# The Zipf law for text

- Be able to name some fundamental properties about how frequencies of words in texts are distributed
- Be a little bit more cautious about visual impressions when looking at log-log plots
- Know both formulations of Zipf’s law

Find the slide deck at File:Questioning_the_Zipf_law.pdf