In the first chapter of Language (1933), Leonard Bloomfield wrote: "when we have adequate data about many languages, we shall have to return to the problem of general grammar and to explain these similarities and divergences [among languages], but this study, when it comes, will be not speculative but inductive." I use the term inductive general grammar for the linguistic programme suggested by that quote.
-  Inductive general grammar (Glossa, 2021)
-  Towards a data model for the Universal Corpus (with Steven Bird, ACL workshop, 2011)
-  The Human Language Project: Building a Universal Corpus of the world's languages (with Steven Bird, ACL, 2010)
-  Data-intensive experimental linguistics (LiLT, 2009)
-  Statistical methods and linguistics (Balancing Act, 1996)
The following items belong to this line of inquiry, but are mostly subsumed by the ones already listed: