Tagged: stylometry


Quick follow-up: of the use of distractors in stylometry

This is just a very quick follow-up post to my last post about the Molière-Corneille problem. There, I had noticed that when trying to make the “stylo” script discriminate between Molière and Corneille’s plays, while there was no overlap between the two plays, there also was no clear separating line between the two groups of plays. The supervised method helped...


Unsupervised relative distances, or supervised clear-cut decisions: more work (or play) with Eder/Rybicky’s stylometry script

The biggest Digital Humanities event of the year is over: DH2012 in Hamburg. And one of the major topics seemed to be, at least from my perspective, stylometry. Several panels and some separate papers were directly concerned with stylometry, during the main conference. I’ll have to postpone more thorough comment on the ones I heard and liked best to another...


Taking Eder/Rybicki’s Stylometry Script for a test drive

One of the things I planned to do with this blog is to document my experience with various tools for computational text analysis. This is a way of letting other people know what these tools can do, and what I am currently working on and maybe hear their (your!) thoughts on it; it is also a way of forcing myself...

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