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Compilation, Word Selection, and Presentation

Gabriele Stein

in Sir Thomas Elyot as Lexicographer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199683192
eISBN:
9780191763205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683192.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Lexicography

The chapter provides an overview of Elyot’s compilation based upon his own comments, and then concentrates on the lexicographical principles that characterize his particular approach. His word ... More


Lyndon Words and Christoffel Words

Christophe Reutenauer

in From Christoffel Words to Markoff Numbers

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198827542
eISBN:
9780191866418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827542.003.0014
Subject:
Mathematics, Pure Mathematics

This chapter covers the lexicographical ordering of lower Christoffel words, which is equivalent to the ordering by their slopes (Borel and Laubie). Lower Christoffel words are particular Lyndon ... More


Truth, Proof, and Insight

Roger Penrose and Martin Gardner

in The Emperor’s New Mind: Concerning Computers, Minds, and The Laws of Physics

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198519737
eISBN:
9780191917080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198519737.003.0012
Subject:
Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning

What is truth? How do we form our judgements as to what is true and what is untrue about the world? Are we simply following some algorithm - no doubt favoured over other less effective possible ... More


Continued Fractions

Christophe Reutenauer

in From Christoffel Words to Markoff Numbers

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198827542
eISBN:
9780191866418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827542.003.0006
Subject:
Mathematics, Pure Mathematics

Basic theory of continued fractions: finite continued fractions (for rational numbers) and infinite continued fractions (for irrational numbers). This also includes computation of the quadratic ... More


Words and Quadratic Numbers

Christophe Reutenauer

in From Christoffel Words to Markoff Numbers

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198827542
eISBN:
9780191866418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827542.003.0007
Subject:
Mathematics, Pure Mathematics

This chapter offers an overview of words and quadratic numbers, and in particular ordering the conjugates of a Christoffel word. Within this topic the reader learns that the reversal of a Christoffel ... More


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