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Digital Classical Philology

Ancient Greek and Latin in the Digital Revolution

Ed. by Berti, Monica

Series:Age of Access? Grundfragen der Informationsgesellschaft 10

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eComparatio – a Software Tool for Automatic Text Comparison

Bräckel, Oliver / Kahl, Hannes / Meins, Friedrich / Schubert, Charlotte


The following paper gives a short description of the software-tool eComparatio that was originally intended as a tool for the comparison of different text editions. An example of its original purposes will be given, the larger part of the paper consists of a detailed description of the actual comparison process in detail. In a final section, some differences to similar text comparison tools for plain text will be given.

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Oliver Bräckel, Hannes Kahl, Friedrich Meins, Charlotte Schubert (2019). eComparatio – a Software Tool for Automatic Text Comparison. In Monica Berti (Editor), Digital Classical Philology: Ancient Greek and Latin in the Digital Revolution (pp. 221–238). Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter. https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110599572-013

Book DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110599572

Online ISBN: 9783110599572

© 2019 Walter de Gruyter GmbH, Berlin/Munich/Boston. BY-NC-ND 4.0 This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 License.

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