Computers and the Humanities

, Volume 37, Issue 2, pp 235–240 | Cite as

Chronological Distribution of Information in Historical Texts

  • Jordan Tabov


In their papers, Kalashnikov et al. (1986),Rachev et al. (1989) and Fomenko et al. (1990)introduced the so-called “volumefunction” describing the chronologicaldistribution of information in historical texts. Here we give anotherapproach to constructing similar functions.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jordan Tabov
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  1. 1.Bulgarian Academy of SciencesInstitute of Mathematics and InformaticsSofiaBulgaria

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