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Topic Modeling in the Voynich Manuscript

@article{Sterneck2021TopicMI,
  title={Topic Modeling in the Voynich Manuscript},
  author={Rachel Sterneck and Annie Polish and Claire Bowern},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2021},
  volume={abs/2107.02858}
}
This article presents the results of investigations using topic modeling of the Voynich Manuscript (Beinecke MS408). Topic modeling is a set of computational methods which are used to identify clusters of subjects within text. We use latent dirichlet allocation, latent semantic analysis, and nonnegative matrix factorization to cluster Voynich pages into ‘topics’. We then compare the topics derived from the computational models to clusters derived from the Voynich illustrations and from… 
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