Computers and the Humanities

, Volume 23, Issue 4–5, pp 397–402 | Cite as

Using a tree model in textual analysis

  • Luong N. X. 


The purpose of this paper is to show the utility of the application of a non-ultrametric tree-model to textual data. The first part introduces a basic topological property of the tree and the notion of neighbourhood, which reflects the structure of the tree. The second part emphasizes through illustration examples the adequacy of this model for representing different varieties of textual data.

Key Words

tree model tree topology fitting tree algorithm textual analysis lexical connexion Victor Hugo Emile Zola semantic memory 


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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Luong N. X. 
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  1. 1.URL9-Institut National de la Langue Française et Département d'InformatiqueUniversite de Nice, 98, bd. E. HerriotNice CedexFrance

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