A study in Authorship Attribution: The Federalist Papers

Nesibe Merve Demir


In order to authorship attribution techniques, the Federalist Papers have been applied as a testing-ground that twelve of which are claimed by Alexander Hamilton and James Madison. The value of novel stylometric techniques through implementation of them to the Federalist problem is what the paper subjects to. Support vector machines and nearest neighbor techniques alongside Artificial Neural Network techniques are used for classification of selected disputed paper. Encouraging results achieved in the research.


Authorship attribution; stylometry; support vector machine; Mahalanobis Distance

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21533/scjournal.v4i1.86


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ISSN 2233 -1859

Digital Object Identifier DOI: 10.21533/scjournal

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