Subjective Stylometry – Different from Statistical Formula/Algorithmic Stylometry in Some Ways

While most in the field of Stylometry are using statistical analysis methods with sophisticated formulae, the purpose of Subjective Stylometry is ENHANCED by statistical tabulations based upon the subjective rhetorical and stylistic literary “ways with words” as noted by enlightened evaluators—expert and experienced in the content of the texts being analyzed and evaluated and compared.  This requires a keen awareness of and familiarity with the Genres and Sub-Genres being examined. Expert, subjective “tagging” of texts is put to statistical analysis AFTER initial observations and, quite likely, hints and hypotheses of avenues for useful investigation have been determined.

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