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Sabordo, M., Chai, S. Y., Berryman, M. J. & Abbott, D. (2005). Who wrote the letter to the Hebrews? - Data mining for detection of text authorship. Smart Structures, Devices, and System (pp. 513-524).


This paper explores the authorship of the Letter to the Hebrews using a number of different measures of rela,tionship between different texts of the New Testament. The methods used in the study include file zipping and compression techniques, prediction by the partial matching technique and the word recurrence interval technique. The long term motivation is that the techniques employed in this study may find applicability in future generation web search engines, email authorship identification, detection of plagiarism and terrorist email traffic filtration.

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