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Re: VMs: Gordon Rugg's study follow ups

1/12/2004 10:08:06 PM, Bruce Grant <bgrant@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>This  raises an interesting  question: is there a good way to measure 
>the similarity of texts objectively?

You can tell languages from the frequencies of single letters,
digraphs, and trigraphs, and so on. Consequently, you can tell 
if two messages are in the same language with quite a good
degree of confidence. (I have never done it, but, off the
top of my head, I would use the chi-squared statistics to do

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