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    • Ply, markedness and redundancy : new evidence for how Andean khipus encoded information 

      Hyland, Sabine Patricia (2014-09) - Journal article
      Khipus are knotted-cord devices once used in the Andes for communication and recording information. Although numbers can be read on many khipus, it is unknown how other forms of data may have been recorded on the strings. ...
    • A probabilistic model of Ancient Egyptian writing 

      Nederhof, Mark Jan; Rahman, Fahrurrozi (2017-07-01) - Journal article
      This article offers a formalization of how signs form words in Ancient Egyptian writing, for either hieroglyphic or hieratic texts. The formalization is in terms of a sequence of sign functions, which concurrently produce ...
    • Quantifying scribal behavior : a novel approach to digital paleography 

      Sampath, Vinodh Rajan (University of St Andrews, 2016-11-30) - Thesis
      We propose a novel approach for analyzing scribal behavior quantitatively using information about the handwriting of characters. To implement this approach, we develop a computational framework that recovers this information ...
    • Writing with twisted cords : the inscriptive capacity of Andean khipu texts 

      Hyland, Sabine Patricia (2017) - Journal article
      Two newly discovered khipu (Andean twisted cord) epistles are presented as evidence that khipus could constitute an intelligible writing system, accessible to decipherment. Recent scholars have asserted that khipus were ...