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Re: Sukhotin's Algorithm
Mark Perakh wrote:
> Why would anybody try Sukhotin's algoritm on Hebrew which has no letters
> for vowels at all? I wonder how it can work on any language given the
> fact that the Sukhotin'sd premise seems to be obviously wrong.
It's a statistical thing, I would guess. A weak signal coming out
through high noise.
One thing I vaguely recollect from the earlier days is that with each
identified vowel there is also a confidence value.
And I equally vaguely remember that the confidence value for the first
vowel in Voynichese was already lower than the second or third in