When IDF is not enough

I came across an interesting Collection of Ambiguous or Inconsistent/Incomplete Statements compiled by Jeff Gray, which illustrates that IDF as … More

Glottochronology: Part III

Please read Part I and Part II before proceeding with this post. Applications to cultures Sandefur provides the following example: Suppose … More

Glottochronology: Part II

Please read Glottochronology Part I before reading this post. Language dating forecasts are based on independence assumptions. Let A1 and A2 be … More

Glottochronology: Part I

Although not back-to-back during this week I will be posting on glottochronology. Glottochronology is a combination of greek terms which … More

Time Series Semantics

The title of this post might be a bit confusing, but we couldn’t find a better choice of words. The … More