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Response to Elliott and Valenza, "And Then There Were None."

Computers and the Humanities Volume 30, Number 3, ISSN 0010-4817


Responds critically to Ward Elliott and Robert Valenza's computerized stylometric analyses of Shakespeare plays and purported Shakespearean materials. Argues that the Elliott-Valenza tests are deeply flawed, both in their design and execution. Claims that inconvenient data were ignored, control samples not identified, and unwarranted assumptions made about test validity. (DSK)


Foster, D.W. (1996). Response to Elliott and Valenza, "And Then There Were None.". Computers and the Humanities, 30(3), 247. Retrieved January 19, 2020 from .

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