The Corpus Problem in the RongoRongo Studies

  title={The Corpus Problem in the RongoRongo Studies},
  author={Tomi S. Melka},
  pages={111 - 136}
  • Tomi S. Melka
  • Published 2009
  • Computer Science
  • Glottotheory
  • Abstract During years, a number of tentative decipherments have been proposed in regard to the clustering symbols that form the assumed rongorongo script of Easter Island. The legitimacy of the claims, despite their originality, boldness and/or strangeness, remains largely untested due to a major disadvantage: the physical material that comprises the rongorongo script is scarce and restricted. In a similar fashion, the RR corpus problem overlaps a number of non-deciphered scripts’ corpora that… CONTINUE READING
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