Stylometrics

project: The geography of knowledge in Assyria and Babylonia, 700-200 BCE: a diachronic comparison of four scholarly libraries

Where is knowledge generated? How does that knowledge replicate and spread? Where is it consumed? Who owns knowledge, and who may access it? Under what circumstances, and in what places, does it flourish or die out? How are its transmission and reception influenced by social and political factors? These are central questions in the history and sociology of science today. [read more]

project: TAPoR: Text Analysis Portal for Research

TAPoR is a gateway to tools for sophisticated analysis and retrieval, along with representative texts for experimentation. TAPoR has built a unique human and computing infrastructure for text analysis across Canada by establishing six regional centers to form one national text analysis research network. One of the major projects of the network was the development of the portal. This portal is a gateway to tools for sophisticated analysis and retrieval, along with representative texts for experimentation. [read more]

project: Sound and Metre in Italian Medieval and Renaissance Narrative Verse

An on-line database containing an exact, detailed and systematic representation of the sound and metre of the major narrative poems of the Italian Middle Ages and Renaissance. The database provides a firm evidence base for the analysis, comparison and interpretation of specific structures, and combinations of structures, across a substantial corpus of related poetic texts. It also aims to develop and test the capacity of computer-based processes to serve the purposes of literary scholarship. [read more]

project: A corpus-based study of speech, thought and writing presentation in contemporary spoken British English

The Lancaster Speech, Writing and Thought Presentation Spoken Corpus has been built as part of an AHRB-funded project to investigate the nature of speech, writing and thought presentation (SW&TP) in contemporary spoken British English. [read more]
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