ENTROPIC EVIDENCE FOR LINGUISTIC STRUCTURE IN THE INDUS SCRIPT PDF

PDF | The script of the ancient Indus civilization remains undeciphered. The hypothesis that the script encodes language has recently been. The hypothesis that the script encodes language has recently been questioned. Here, we present evidence for the linguistic hypothesis by showing that the. The script of the ancient Indus civilization remains undeciphered. The hypothesis that the script encodes language has recently been questioned. Here, we.

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Entropic evidence for linguistic structure in the Indus script.

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Besides the sys- MumbaiIndia. Showing of 31 extracted citations. Here, we present evidence for the linguistic hypothesis by showing that the script’s conditional entropy is closer to those of natural languages than various types of nonlinguistic systems.

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Entropic evidence for linguistic structure in the Indus script.

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The conditional entropy of explicitly 13, 14 or implicitly 15, 16 in favor of on these objects remains undeciphered, despite a Indus inscriptions is substantially below those of the linguistic hypothesis.

Given the prior evidence for syntactic structure in the Indus script 9, 12our results increase the the civilization, but archaeologists have uncov- guistic systems and remains far from nonlinguistic probability that the script represents language, com- ered samples of their writing on stamp seals, systems throughout the entire range of token set plementing other arguments that have been made sealings, amulets, and small tablets.