Manuscript genetics and Perl

By Tara Andrews (‎aurum‎) from London.pm
Date: Wednesday, 5 August 2009 14:10
Duration: 40 minutes
Target audience: Everyday Perl
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Tags: armenian collation manuscripts medieval parsimony stemmatology text


We've all heard of bioinformatics by now, but what does that have to do with medieval manuscripts? Turns out that you can do a whole lot of neat things. This talk will pick up where last year's "101011 manuscripts" talk left off, and dive into how a few Perl scripts can show me the progression of manuscript copying and alteration over several hundred years.

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