On Stylometric Features of H. Beam Piper’s Omnilingual

  title={On Stylometric Features of H. Beam Piper’s Omnilingual},
  author={Tomi S. Melka and Michal M{\'i}steck{\'y}},
  journal={Journal of Quantitative Linguistics},
  pages={204 - 243}
  • Tomi S. Melka, Michal Místecký
  • Published 2020
  • Geology, Computer Science
  • Journal of Quantitative Linguistics
  • ABSTRACT The article will focus on H. Beam Piper’s classical story Omnilingual (1957). This Piper-esque writing has entered the records of the science fiction prose for the ‘Martian’ periodic table of elements, being synonymous with a scientific ‘Rosetta-like stone’ in the decipherment area. The work, while having a search potential in text analysis and stylistics, may add in a parallel fashion some lustre to the validity of science as a communicative channel in non-conventional circumstances… CONTINUE READING
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