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RE: cardboard key
I first tried to do this algorithmically, but found it was easier to do it
visually- the white area between the "G"s popped out clearly. I made a table
of all x,y Positions of any Gallow letter, but didn't find an algorithm,
which would find this sort of information (like distance to next "G" in
row,column). But looking at the Gallow diagram, you see how dense the
distribution of Gallows really is more than 11% of the pages.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nick Pelling
> Sent: Tuesday, August 21, 2001 1:22 PM
> To: voynich@xxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: cardboard key
> Hi Claus,
> >First I replaced all the gallows with the character "G" and the other
> with "
> >" to find the biggest area without gallows. The size of this area was 10
> >colums by 10 rows.
> Did you do this visually or algorithmically?
> IIRC, Jim Reeds constructed a database containing character (x,y) page
> positions as part of his VMS OCR scanning exercise, though I don't ever
> remember seeing this exposed on the Web: did you use (or consider using)
> Cheers, .....Nick Pelling.....