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Attributing the Authorship of the Henry VI Plays by Word Adjacency
This article reports the invention of a new means of authorship attribution based on the relative distances (measured in intervening words) between functions words in the texts being analysed. The data about distances are ...
A response to Pervez Rizvi's critique of the Word Adjacency Method for authorship attribution
(Taylor and Francis, 2019-03-24)
Stylometric analysis of Early Modern English plays
(Digital Scholarship in the Humanities, 2017-12-08)
Function word adjacency networks (WANs) are used to study the authorship of plays from the Early Modern English period. In these networks, nodes are function words and directed edges between two nodes represent the ...
How the Word Adjacency Network (WAN) algorithm works
(Oxford University Press, 2021)
This essay will describe the algorithm underlying a new method of computational authorship attribution, the Word Adjacency Network (WAN) method, and introduce an Open Source implementation of this algorithm as a Python ...