The Logic and Discovery of Textual Allusion

Bamman, David
Crane, Gregory
2008

We describe here a method for discovering imitative textual allusions in a large collection of Classical Latin poetry. In translating the logic of literary allusion into computational terms, we include not only traditional IR variables such as token similarity and n-grams, but also incorporate a comparison of syntactic structure as well. This provides a more robust search method for Classical l... read more

Subjects
Digital libraries
Text reuse
Allusion detection
Natural language processing
Classical Languages-Information Retrieval
Perseus Project
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http://hdl.handle.net/10427/42685
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