The 1964 publication of Inference and Disputed Authorship made the cover of Time magazine and the attention of academics and the public alike for its use of statistical methodology to solve one of American history's most notorious questions: the disputed authorship of the Federalist Papers. Back in print for a new generation of readers, this classic volume applies mathematics, including the once-controversial Bayesian analysis, into the heart of a literary and historical problem by studying frequently used words in the ...

Inference and Disputed Authorship: The Federalist 2008, Center for the Study of Language and Information Publica Tion, Stanford, CA

ISBN-13: 9781575865522

Trade paperback