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ENTROPIC EVIDENCE FOR LINGUISTIC STRUCTURE IN THE INDUS SCRIPT PDF

PDF | The script of the ancient Indus civilization remains undeciphered. The hypothesis that the script encodes language has recently been. The hypothesis that the script encodes language has recently been questioned. Here, we present evidence for the linguistic hypothesis by showing that the. The script of the ancient Indus civilization remains undeciphered. The hypothesis that the script encodes language has recently been questioned. Here, we.

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Entropic evidence for linguistic structure in the Indus script.

Materials and methods are available on Science Online. Here, we present evidence for the linguistic hypothesis by showing that the script’s conditional entropy is closer to those of natural languages than various types of nonlinguistic systems. The Collapse of the Indus-Script Thesis: Shannon 28 Estimated H-index: Wells for their some amount of flexibility in the ordering of comments and suggestions.

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Rao, Nisha Yadav, Mayank N. Conditional entropy of Indus inscriptions com- Table S1 References We computed the conditional entropies of pared to linguistic and nonlinguistic systems. The tokens of 0. Wolfgang Gatterbauer 12 Estimated H-index: Mark Kenoyer 3 Estimated H-index: For example, the sequential order of signs 2 S1 amount of randomness in the choice of a token given a preceding token 7. Texts, Concordance and Tables. By clicking accept or continuing to use the site, you agree to the terms outlined in our Privacy PolicyTerms of Serviceand Dataset License.

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Harald Baayen 41 Estimated H-index: Rao University of WashingtonNisha Yadav. Cited Sfript Add To Collection. Robertson 13 Estimated H-index: A Markov model of the Indus script. Deciphering the Hindu growth epic. Oakes 11 Estimated H-index: Archaeology Through Computational Linguistics: Given the prior evidence for syntactic structure in the Indus script 9, 12our results increase the the civilization, but archaeologists have uncov- guistic systems and remains far from nonlinguistic probability that the script represents language, com- ered samples of their writing on stamp seals, systems throughout the strcuture range of token set plementing other arguments that have been made sealings, amulets, and small tablets.

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