Probing the Statistical Properties of Unknown Texts: Application to the Voynich Manuscript

Abstract

While the use of statistical physics methods to analyze large corpora has been useful to unveil many patterns in texts, no comprehensive investigation has been performed on the interdependence between syntactic and semantic factors. In this study we propose a framework for determining whether a text (e.g., written in an unknown alphabet) is compatible with… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0067310

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