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Can Evolutionary Computation Help us to Crib the Voynich Manuscript ?

  title={Can Evolutionary Computation Help us to Crib the Voynich Manuscript ?},
  author={Daniel Devatman Hromada},
  • D. Hromada
  • Published 7 July 2021
  • Computer Science
  • ArXiv
Voynich Manuscript is a corpus of unknown origin written down in unique graphemic system and potentially representing phonic values of unknown or potentially even extinct language. Departing from the postulate that the manuscript is not a hoax but rather encodes authentic contents, our article presents an evolutionary algorithm which aims to find the most optimal mapping between voynichian glyphs and candidate phonemic values. Core component of the decoding algorithm is a process of… 

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