Matthew L. Jockers

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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)
Recent work in literary sentiment analysis has suggested that shifts in emotional valence may serve as a reliable proxy for plot movement in novels. The raw sentiment time series of a novel can now be extracted using a variety of different methods, and after extraction, filtering is commonly used to smooth the irregular sentiment time series. Using an(More)
Never act except in such a way that your action may be programmed. He who regards poems only as objects to be " processed " according to one or another method should admit to himself that the processing of leather into shoes is more useful to mankind than the processing of poems into interpretations. Within literary and cultural studies there has been a new(More)
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