Open versus closed recensions (Pasquali): Pros and cons of some methods for computer-assisted stemmatology

By comparing the results obtained through traditional qualitative stemmatics with those obtained through computer-assisted quantitative stemmatology, when both approaches are applied to two authentic data sets (the Old English Anglo-Saxon Chronicle and a Latin epitome of Marco Polo’s Devisement dou Monde), this study aims at bringing to the fore the… CONTINUE READING