n-Grams and their implication to natural language understanding

@article{Yannakoudakis1990nGramsAT,
  title={n-Grams and their implication to natural language understanding},
  author={Emmanuel J. Yannakoudakis and I. Tsomokos and P. J. Hutton},
  journal={Pattern Recognition},
  year={1990},
  volume={23},
  pages={509-528}
}
Abstract This paper presents the results of a comparative information-theoretic study that was carried out between Greek and English texts. The rank frequency correlation ( p ) between the two appears to be very high; the correlation is between 0.915 and 0.989. The results also include positional letter analyses, n -gram analyses, word analyses, empirical semantic correlations between the Greek and English n -grams, and entropy calculations. The findings presented here are of interest to… CONTINUE READING
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