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Prepared on: Tue May 23 15:01:11 EDT 2006
Use stemmer: TRUE
Phrase arity: 2
Unique words: 82,969
Summary of subjects
1999: 1 articles; 711 chars; 62 unique words
2000: 42 articles; 409,499 chars; 28,644 unique words
2001: 23 articles; 190,781 chars; 14,211 unique words
2002: 13 articles; 128,839 chars; 9,942 unique words
2003: 12 articles; 146,619 chars; 11,196 unique words
2004: 9 articles; 116,995 chars; 8,654 unique words
2005: 21 articles; 217,241 chars; 16,084 unique words
2006: 4 articles; 40,864 chars; 3,208 unique words
Vocabulary shared between all subjects
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Vocabulary specific to each subject
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