Monthly Archives: June 2013

The Montemurro and Zanette Voynich paper: summary and update

By Gordon Rugg Researchers in various relevant disciplines have started writing about the M&Z paper. The responses I’ve seen so far vary from sceptical to scathing, as described below. I’m planning to hand over to the specialists from other fields, … Continue reading

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Blog updates about the Voynich Manuscript

By Gordon Rugg I’ve posted a couple of new articles about the Voynich Manuscript on the Hyde and Rugg blog site. One is a detailed discussion of mistakes and misunderstandings in the Montemurro and Zanette article about the Voynich Manuscript: … Continue reading

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The Montemurro and Zanette paper on the Voynich Manuscript

By Gordon Rugg There’s a new article about the Voynich Manuscript, by Marcelo A. Montemurro & Damián H. Zanette, on PloS One: Keywords and co-occurrence patterns in the Voynich manuscript: an information-theoretic analysis. The article has some serious flaws. This … Continue reading

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Genesis update

By Gordon Rugg There’s a new article by David Musgrave and myself about textual analysis of ancient texts here: http://www.bibleinterp.com/articles/2013/rug378029.shtml It’s an expanded version of our previous articles on the topic, including our presentation at the ASOR2012 conference.

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