LINGUIST List 22.3989
Wed Oct 12 2011
Media: Discourse Analysis of Scripture
Editor for this issue: Brent Woo
1. Brent Woo ,
Discourse Analysis of Scripture
Message 1: Discourse Analysis of Scripture
From: Brent Woo <bwoolinguistlist.org>
Subject: Discourse Analysis of Scripture
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Researchers are using computer programs to analyze the Torah and other scripture to 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
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics Discourse Analysis Text/Corpus Linguistics
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