Finding the Origin of a Translated Historical Document

Zahrul Islam, Natia Dundua
2015 Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation  
Gospels are one type of translated historical document. There are many versions of the same Gospel that have been translated from the original, or from another Gospel that has already been translated into a different language. Nowadays, it is difficult to determine the language of the original Gospel from where these Gospels were translated. In this paper we use a supervised machine learning technique to determine the origin of a version of the Georgian Gospel. The historical documents Gospels
more » ... re among the very first documents that were translated into Georgian language following the invention of the Georgian alphabet (Lang, 1957) . The history begins with the palimpsest manuscripts from the fifth or sixth centuries and ends with the manuscripts from the eighteenth century. There are many open debates on the table about the origin of the Georgian translation of PACLIC 29 96
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