By Gabriel Altmann,Fan Fengxiang
This quantity provides 12 papers on a brand new method of the research of writing platforms. For the 1st time, quantitative equipment are brought into this zone of study in a scientific means. the person contributions supply an outline approximately quantitative houses of symbols and of writing platforms, introduce tools of research, research person writing platforms as used for various languages, manage an explanatory version of phenomena hooked up to script development/evolution, and provides a point of view to a common concept of writing systems.
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Analyses of Script: Properties of Characters and Writing Systems (Quantitative Linguistics [QL]) by Gabriel Altmann,Fan Fengxiang