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Re: WG: average word length in VMS

Claus Anders wrote:

> > > Any hints for extracting a root-word out this (like Jorge's
> > mantle/crust/core)?
> > Claus

Though I never got it to work, it seems like you should be able to isolate
endings by:

1.    tabulating frequencies for all final strings of length 1, 2, 3, ...
2.    walking through each word from back to front, trying to find a spot where
the final string becomes
        much less frequent.

E.g. if the word is "SOLUTION" there would be lots ending in "-N", "-ON",
"-ION", "-TION"
but not too many ending in "-UTION".