Matthew L. Jockers

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External factors such as author gender, author nationality, and date of publication affect both the choice of literary themes in novels and the expression of those themes, but the extent of this association is difficult to quantify. In this work, we apply statistical methods to identify and extract hundreds of "topics" from a corpus of 3,346 works of(More)
In a co-authored paper (Jockers et al. 2008), my colleagues and I employed both delta and nearest shrunken centroid (NSC) classification in an authorship analysis of the Book of Mormon. Our results suggested that several men involved in the early formation of the Mormon Church might have been contributors to the Book of Mormon. For reasons detailed in that(More)
* This cover page was not filed with the Court. The remaining pages are as filed with the Court on July 10, 2014. The authors are acting in their individual capacity and not on behalf of their institutions. individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated Plaintiffs-Appellants HERBERT MITGANG, DANIEL HOFFMAN, individually and on behalf of all(More)
Course Description: This graduate seminar provides an overview of the various theories and methods used by digital humanists to study American culture. The course takes up the question of " where is 'America' in cultural studies " by examining the degree to which the nation still matters in the digital humanities. Recent approaches will be studied alongside(More)
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