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Media: Discourse Analysis of Scripture

Submitter: Brent Woo

Submitter Email: bwoo@linguistlist.org
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Text/Corpus Linguistics

Media Body: Researchers are using computer programs to analyze the Torah and
possibly reveal something profound about authorship.

'...researchers randomly mixed passages from the two Hebrew books of
Jeremiah and Ezekiel, and asked the computer to separate them. . . the
computer program was able to separate the passages with 99 percent
accuracy.
'

Read more: http://www.sciencecodex.com/read/ghostwriting_the_torah-
79547
Issue Number: 22.3989
Date Posted: October 12, 2011