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Transpositions in the rongorongo script

@inproceedings{Melka2015TranspositionsIT,
  title={Transpositions in the rongorongo script},
  author={Tomi S. Melka},
  year={2015}
}
  • Tomi S. Melka
  • Published 2015
  • Computer Science
  • A number of parallel sequences are examined in the paper. The sequences, subject to transposition and other structural shifts, cannot be described as narrow cases rather than as a common stylistic attribute in the scribal tradition of pre-missionary Easter Island. Although the performances may respond to sporadic and/or impulsive errors, the most plausible cause seems to be linked to the scribe's quibbling with, or poring over satisfactory choices during the compilation of texts. In the absence… CONTINUE READING

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