The sense of a connection: Automatic tracing of intertextuality by meaning

@article{Scheirer2016TheSO,
  title={The sense of a connection: Automatic tracing of intertextuality by meaning},
  author={W. Scheirer and Christopher W. Forstall and Neil Coffee},
  journal={Digit. Scholarsh. Humanit.},
  year={2016},
  volume={31},
  pages={204-217}
}
In literary study, intertextuality refers to the reuse of text, where new meaning or novel stylistic effects have been generated. Most typically in the digital humanities, algorithms for intertextual analysis search for approximate lexical correspondence that can be described as paraphrase. In this article, we look at a complimentary approach that more closely captures the behavior of the reader when faced with meaningful connections between texts in the absence of words that have the same form… Expand
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