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Linguistic evidence, statistical inference, and disputed authorship

Linguistic evidence, statistical inference, and disputed authorship

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Published by University Microfilms in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Linguistic analysis (Linguistics),
  • Authorship, Disputed.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robert Stanley Wachal.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfilm reel.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21135247M

      In Eq.1, s p is the sentence perceived by the comprehender and s i is the sentence intended by the producer. The left-hand side, P(s i | s p) gives the probability assigned by the comprehender to any particular hypothesized s i, given the observed linguistic input s Bayes’ rule, this can be rewritten on the right-hand side of Eq.1 as the prior probability P(s i) that a producer would Cited by: The Solomonic authorship has long since been given up: the historical setting of the work and its atmosphere - the silent assumption of monotheism and monogamy, the nonnational tone, the attitude towards kings and people, the picture of a complicated social life, the strain of philosophic reflection - are wholly at variance with what is known of the 10th century B.C. and with the Hebrew. Books shelved as historical-linguistics: Historical Linguistics: An Introduction by Lyle Campbell, The Horse, the Wheel, and Language: How Bronze-Age Rid. Start studying Inference & Textual Evidence. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.


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This book sets out to solve by statistics the many problems of disputed authorship that surround the work of Thomas Middleton, one of the greater Jacobean dramatists. The internal evidence used is all of an objective nature: items of linguistic evidence have been checked through a corpus of plays by 35 playwrights contemporary with Cited by: Author by: Frederick Mosteller Language: en Publisher by: Stanford Univ Center for the Study Format Available: PDF, ePub, Mobi Total Read: 47 Total Download: File Size: 55,6 Mb Description: The publication of Inference and Disputed Authorship made the cover of Time magazine and the attention of academics and the public alike for its use of statistical methodology to solve one.

Inference and Disputed Authorship. The Federalist. The publication of Inference and Disputed Authorship made the cover of Time magazine and drew the attention of academics and the public alike for its use of statistical methodology to solve one of American history's most notorious questions: the disputed authorship of The Federalist papers.

Mosteller, Frederick and David L. Wallace. Inference and Disputed Authorship: The Federalist (Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley Pub. Co., ); 2nd edition as Applied Bayesian and Classical Inference: The Case of the ‘Federalist’ Papers (New York: Springer-Verlag, )Cited by: Thus the lengths of chains of monosyllabic words in word samples of English are held tc be author specifying in R.

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InMosteller and Wallace, building on the earlier unpublished work of Frederick Williams and Frederick Mosteller, published their non-traditional authorship attribution study, Inference and Disputed Authorship: The by: 2. A text with some value in legal proceedings comes in many different forms to police officers, detectives, private investigators, security specialists, intelligence analysts, attorneys, and private individuals.

Some civil disputes are obviously associated with certain types of linguistic evidence, such as trademarks, service marks, and patent applications.

Authorship attribution, the science of inferring characteristics of the author from the characteristics of documents written by that author, is a problem with a long history and a wide range of application.

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ILE conducts pioneering research and development for methods of handling language as evidence and provides validated, tested and proven methods for answering forensically significant questions.

Since the Book of Mormon’s publication ina number of different theories have been proposed concerning its authorship. Those who believe that Joseph Smith translated it by the gift and power of God naturally have accepted that its source texts were written by multiple ancient prophets.

Others, however, have assumed that Joseph Smith or one of his associates wrote it. Stylometry is the application of the study of linguistic style, usually to written language, but it has successfully been applied to music and to fine-art paintings as well.

Another conceptualization defines it as the linguistic discipline that applies statistical analysis to literature by evaluating the author's style through various quantitative criteria. Stylometry is often used to attribute authorship to anonymous or disputed documents. Inference and Disputed Authorship: The Federalist (Reading, Mass., ).

Google Scholar Wachal, Robert S., “Linguistic Evidence, Statistical Inference, and Disputed Authorship” (unpublished Author: Louis T. Milic. Authorship analysis can assist this activity by automatically extracting linguistic features from online messages and evaluating stylistic details for patterns of terrorist communication.

– Kjell's Discrimination of Authorship Using Letter Pair Frequency Features with Neural Network Classifiers. [31] – Kjell et al.'s Discrimination of Authorship Using Visualization.

[32] – Wachal's dissertation Linguistic Evidence, Statistical Inference, and Disputed Authorship. [33]. This book demonstrates the contribution that statistics can and should make to linguistic studies. The range of work to which statistical analysis is applicable is vast: including, for example, language acquisition, language variation and many aspects of applied by: Bayesian inference provides a formal framework for assessing the odds of hypotheses in light of evidence.

This makes Bayesian inference applicable to a wide range of diagnostic challenges in the field of chance discovery, including the problem of disputed authorship that arises in electronic commerce, counter-terrorism and other forensic by:   Wachal, Robert S. “The Discording of Eugene O'Neill: A Companion Piece,” Modern Drama, in press.

“Linguistic Evidence, Statistical Inference, and Disputed Authorship.” Ph.D. diss Cited by: 3. 'Only numbers can annihilate.' This book sets out to solve by statistics the many problems of disputed authorship that surround the work of Thomas Middleton, one of the greater Jacobean dramatists.

The internal evidence used is all of an objective nature: items of linguistic evidence have been checked through a corpus of plays by 35 playwrights contemporary with Middleton. Indeed, it is difficult to dispute the potential value of price0volume charts when confronted with the visual evidence.

For example, compare the two hypothetical price charts given in Figure 1. Despite the fact that the two price series are identical over the first half of the sample, the volume pat-terns differ, and this seems to be informative.

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dissertation presented to the University of Wisconsin).Cited by: Frederick Mosteller and David Wallace. Inference and Disputed Authorship: The Federalist.

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In Kjetsaa published his findings in the book entitled The Authorship of the Quiet Don. A Linguistic Approach to the Authorship of the Book of Mormon Marius Sidau Mormonism is founded on the Book of Mormon. The architect of the Mormon faith, Joseph Smith Jr., claimed that the Book of Mormon is a divinely inspired text written in “Reformed Egyptian” by ancient prophets, which he translated into English.

Disputes among. STATISTICAL ASSOCIATION ANumber JUNE, Volume 68 INFERENCE IN AN AUTHORSIIIP PROBLEM1,2 A comparative study of discrimination methods applied to the authorship of the disputed Federalist papers FREDERICK MOSTELLER Harvard University and Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences AND DAVID L.

WALLACE University of Chicago. Book Description. An Introduction to Forensic Linguistics: Language in Evidence has established itself as the essential textbook written by leading authorities in this expanding field.

The second edition of this bestselling textbook begins with a new introduction and continues in two parts. Who Wrote This Document. Authorship Attribution by Computer Charles Nicholas – Linguistic evidence, such as vocabulary – Statistical evidence, such as consistency with • Inference and Disputed Authorship, Mosteller and Wallace, • Using the Federalist papers as example.

How to do Linguistics with R: Data exploration and statistical analysis is unique in its scope, as it covers a wide range of classical and cutting-edge statistical methods, including different flavours of regression analysis and ANOVA, random forests and conditional inference trees, as well as specific linguistic approaches, among which are Pages: Indeed, it is difficult to dispute the potential value of price/volume charts when confronted with the visual evidence.

For example, compare the two hypothetical price charts given in Figure e the fact that the two price series are identical over the first half of the sample, the volume pat- terns differ, and this seems to be informative.

The Federalist Papers is a collection of 85 articles and essays written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay under the pseudonym "Publius" to promote the ratification of the United States collection was commonly known as The Federalist until the name The Federalist Papers emerged in the 20th century.

The original plan was to write a total of 25 essays, the work Publisher: The Independent Journal, New York Packet. How Statistics Solved a Year-Old Mystery About Alexander Hamilton. of word choice—linguistic fingerprints that could be used to trace the origins of the disputed papers back to their original author.

the project gave them an opportunity to take a promising, if controversial, approach to statistical inference out for a spin. The general consensus of traditional attribution scholars (although varying from time to time) is that Hamilton wrote 51 of the papers, Madison wr Jay wrote 5, while 3 papers were written jointly by Hamilton and Madison, and 12 papers have disputed authorship — either Hamilton or Madison.

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plagiarism detection and authorship attribution the linguistic evidence may have to be provided on the (96%) found when comparing the sections on Activities in the two text books under analysis: the non-disputed text Física y Química Bruño (F&Q, ) and the disputed. In the authorship verification problem, we are given examples of the writing of a single author and are asked to determine if given long texts were or were not written by this author.

We present a new learning-based method for adducing the "depth of difference" between two example sets and offer evidence that this method solves the authorship. Inference and Disputed Authorship: The Federalist. Information released in Enron investigation. Intuition versus algorithm: The case for forensic authorship attribution.

Letters by phone or speech by other means: The linguistics of email. Lexical Phrases and Language Teaching. ().Author: A Johnson and D Wright. A statistical hypothesis, sometimes called confirmatory data analysis, is a hypothesis that is testable on the basis of observing a process that is modeled via a set of random variables.

A statistical hypothesis test is a method of statistical ly, two statistical data sets are compared, or a data set obtained by sampling is compared against a synthetic data set from an. Critics of the Book of Mormon have claimed that a variety of linguistic anachronisms exist in it which cast doubt upon its historical authenticity.

Linguistic anachronisms in the Book of Mormon are words that represent concepts that are not believed to have existed in the Americas between B.C. and A.D.or in the Jewish world of Lehi's time—the period of history covered by the.An Introduction to Forensic Linguistics: Language in Evidence has established itself as the essential textbook written by leading authorities in this expanding field.

The second edition of this bestselling textbook begins with a new introduction and continues in two parts. Careful examination of the evidence is the primary objective of my recent book (Marcantonio a).

As a result of the detailed review carried out in the book, I showed that the majority of the linguistic evidence on which the conventional paradigm is purportedly based, is simply inconclusive by modern scientific standards.