Automatic Syntax Analysis of Meroitic Funeral Inscriptions

  • F. Hintze
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Part of the Studies in Classification, Data Analysis, and Knowledge Organization book series (STUDIES CLASS)


This paper discusses some problems of automatic sentence analysis (parsing), applied to the Meroitic language, as well as the development of an appropriate algorithm and its programming in BASIC and LOGO. The usefulness of this approach for linguistic work is examined.


Structure Formula Reduction Rule Word Stem List Operation Descriptive Sentence 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Hintze
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  1. 1.Humboldt UniversityBerlinGermany

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