culturomics

culturomics

[kuhl-chuh-roh-miks]
noun (used with a singular verb)
the study of human culture and cultural trends over time by means of quantitative analysis of words and phrases in a very large corpus of digitized texts: Culturomics can pinpoint periods of accelerated language change.

Origin:
2010; cultur(e) + -omics, as in genomics

culturomic, adjective
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