At first, in the late 1990s, he took a historic and statistical approach.
In this study, he applied scientific methods and a statistical analytical approach to the results of his students.
The evaluation functions come largely from previous work in the area and include many standard statistical approaches.
And both do very well at taking a more statistical approach to the sports coverage.
"But I think the statistical approach is not the right one," he said.
Sayre's paper illustrates the main problems with the statistical approach.
In addition, the statistical approach tended to lead to expensive and time consuming testing.
During the last thirty years traditional statistical approaches have been used to interpret the data.
He is known for taking a statistical approach to baseball.
Again, various statistical approaches can be used to compare the word frequencies in one article with others.