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Recent Conference Presentation

Professor Smiljana Petrovic, Ph.D., Gary Berton from the Institute of Thomas Paine Study, and student Sean Campbell '16, presented their work on the Thomas Paine Authorship Attribution Project at Eleventh International Conference on Technology, Knowledge, and Society, held at University of California, Berkeley, Calif., in February 2015.

In their presentation “Data Mining in Authorship Attribution of 18th Century Political Writings”, they discussed how combining different machine learning methods and stylistic features improves accuracy of authorship attribution results and illustrated their methodology on 18th century ​political articles.