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Component programs compare.c,compare.pl  +
Computer languages C,Perl  +
Full description Originally designed as an experiment in fuOriginally designed as an experiment in fuzzy logic, 'compare' has turned into a tool for identifying literary allusions. A machine can analyze large quantities of text with perfect recall. This is particularly advantageous when working with lesser known texts with which readers have a limited degree of familiarity. Other possible applications include indentifying the author of an unattributed piece, or reavealing a point at which an author first read a work. "Allusion" is interpreted as current text that shares something with the source text: words, orthography, meanings, syntactical relations, etc. Using 'compare,' the computer can detect a measure of similarity between two pieces of text, which defines them as potentially allusive.hich defines them as potentially allusive.
Homepage URL http://www.english.upenn.edu/~jlynch/Computing/compare.html  +
Interface command-line  +
Is GNU false  +
Keywords text  + , editing  + , syntax  + , word processing  + , comparison literature  + , allusion  + , orthography  + , similarity  +
Last review by Janet Casey +
Last review date 19 July 2005  +
License GPLv2orlater +
License verified by Janet Casey  +
License verified date 31 January 2001  +
Name compare  +
Real name Jack Lynch  +
Related projects Compare + , Diffutils +
Resource URL mailto:jlynch@english.upenn.edu  +
Resource audience Bug Tracking  + , Developer  + , Support  +
Resource kind E-mail  +
Revisionid 7,593  +
Revisiontimestamp 12 April 2011 10:47:57  +
Revisionuser User:WikiSysop +
Role Maintainer  +
Short description Text analysis and comparison tool  +
Submitted by Database conversion +
Submitted date 1 April 2011  +
Text-creation word-processing  +
Use text-creation  +
User level none  +
Version comment 1.00 stable released 1995-05-28
Version date 28 May 1995  +
Version download http://www.english.upenn.edu/~jlynch/Computing/compare.c  +
Version identifier 1.00  +
Version status stable  +
Works-with text  +
Has queryThis property is a special property in this wiki. Compare + , Compare + , Compare + , Compare + , Compare + , Compare + , Compare + , Compare + , Compare +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 4 November 2014 18:10:50  +
Page has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki. Entry  +
Has subobjectThis property is a special property in this wiki. Compare + , Compare + , Compare +
EmailThis property is a special property in this wiki. jlynch@english.upenn.edu  +
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