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Semiotics 1980 pp 383-394 | Cite as

The Mark VI: A New Eidometer Design Concept

  • Charls Pearson

Abstract

The eidometer is an instrument for measuring the eidontic deviance of words (strangeness of their shapes relative to a given natural language). The present design concept, called the “visual comparative eidometer,” has been in use for several years and its precision has peaked with the Mk V design at about 3.8 bpm.

Keywords

Vertical Location Markov Approximation Word Shape Semiotic Process Intuitive Feeling 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Charls Pearson
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  1. 1.School of Information and Computer ScienceGeorgia Institute of TechnologyAtlantaUSA

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