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Who wrote the "Letter to the Hebrews"?: data mining for detection of text authorship
Author(s): Madeleine Sabordo; Shong Yung Chai; Matthew J. Berryman; Derek Abbott
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Paper Abstract

This paper explores the authorship of the Letter to the Hebrews using a number of different measures of relationship between different texts of the New Testament. The methods used in the study include file zipping and compression techniques, prediction by the partial matching technique and the word recurrence interval technique. The long term motivation is that the techniques employed in this study may find applicability in future generation web search engines, email authorship identification, detection of plagiarism and terrorist email traffic filtration.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 February 2005
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 5649, Smart Structures, Devices, and Systems II, (28 February 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.582098
Show Author Affiliations
Madeleine Sabordo, The Univ. of Adelaide (Australia)
Shong Yung Chai, The Univ. of Adelaide (Australia)
Matthew J. Berryman, The Univ. of Adelaide (Australia)
Derek Abbott, The Univ. of Adelaide (Australia)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5649:
Smart Structures, Devices, and Systems II
Said F. Al-Sarawi, Editor(s)

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