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Computers and the Humanities

1988 Volume 22, Number 4

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Number of articles: 6

  1. The Mathematical Analysis of Style: A Correlation-Based Approach

    Rosa Oppenheim

    Examines mathematical models of style analysis, focusing on the pattern in which literary characteristics occur. Describes an autoregressive integrated moving average model (ARIMA) for predicting... More

    pp. 241-52

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  2. Error Categories, Detection, and Reduction in a Musical Database

    David Huron

    Presents the results of a detailed study of errors in a musical database. Provides an equation for estimating the effect of an overall error-rate on arbitrary analytic measures derived from the... More

    pp. 253-64

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  3. SGML-Based Markup for Literary Texts: Two Problems and Some Solutions

    David Barnard

    Identifies the Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML) as the best basis for a markup standard for encoding literary texts. Outlines solutions to problems using SGML and discusses the problem... More

    pp. 265-76

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  4. The Use of CAI to Enhance Human Interaction in the Learning of Deductive Proof Construction

    Marvin J. Croy

    Describes a project which aims at improving human interaction in a deductive logic course via the use of a proof-checking computer program. Shows that the use of computers in education need not... More

    pp. 277-84

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  5. Unseen Users, Unknown Systems: Computer Design for a Scholar's Dictionary

    Richard L. Venezky

    Discusses the development of the "Dictionary of Old English," a database of approximately three million running words. Examines how technological advancements have changed the design process since ... More

    pp. 285-91

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  6. A Study of Words Relating to Youth and Old Age in the Plays of Euripides and Its Special Implications for Euripides'"Suppliant Women."

    Eva M. Thury

    This study focuses on imagery of youth and old age in the plays of Euripides, especially the "Suppliant Women," considering frequently used words in each play according to formula developed by... More

    pp. 293-306

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