Jon M. Patton

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Tentative final form submitted to the journal, to appear in " Computers and the Humanities " Abstract We analyze four İnce Memed novels of Yaşar Kemal using six style markers: " most frequent words, " " syllable counts, " " word type-or part of speech-information, " " sentence length in terms of words, " " word length in text, " and " word length in(More)
For signature files we propose a new false drop estimation method for databases with varying record lengths. Our approach provides more accurate estimation of the number of false drops by considering the lengths of individual records instead of using the average number of terms per record. In signature file processing, accurate estimation of the number of(More)
We introduce a systematic approach to language change quantification by studying unconsciously used language features in time-separated parallel translations. For this purpose, we use objective style markers such as vocabulary richness and lengths of words, word stems and suffixes, and employ statistical methods to measure their changes over time. In this(More)
The purpose of this investigation was to assess the reliability and validity of eight developmental asset measures among a stratified, random sample (N = 540) of college students to guide health promotion efforts. The sample was randomly split to produce exploratory and confirmatory samples for factor analysis using principal axis factoring and varimax(More)
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