The Voynich Manuscript: Evidence of the Hoax Hypothesis

@article{Schinner2007TheVM,
  title={The Voynich Manuscript: Evidence of the Hoax Hypothesis},
  author={Andreas Schinner},
  journal={Cryptologia},
  year={2007},
  volume={31},
  pages={107 - 95}
}
  • A. Schinner
  • Published 28 March 2007
  • Computer Science
  • Cryptologia
Abstract In this article, I analyze the Voynich manuscript, using random walk mapping and token/syllable repetition statistics. The results significantly tighten the boundaries for possible interpretations; they suggest that the text has been generated by a stochastic process rather than by encoding or encryption of language. In particular, the so-called Chinese theory now appears less convincing. 
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