Analyses of Script: Properties of Characters and Writing Systems (Quantitative Linguistics [QL] v. 63)
By: Gabriel Altmann (editor), Fan Fengxiang (editor)Hardback
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This volume presents 12 papers on a new approach to the analysis of writing systems. For the first time, quantitative methods are introduced into this area of research in a systematic way. The individual contributions give an overview about quantitative properties of symbols and of writing systems, introduce methods of analysis, study individual writing systems as used for different languages, set up an explanatory model of phenomena connected to script development/evolution, and give a perspective to a general theory of writing systems.
Gabriel Altmann, Ruhr-Universitat Bochum, Germany; Fan Fengxiang, Dalian Maritime University, China.
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