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1 Author(s)
Haralick, R.M. ; Dept. of Electr. Eng., Washington Univ., Seattle, WA, USA

We briefly explain what a Torah code is and give an example of one. We show how to calculate the probability of its occurrence in a suitably defined population of texts. We explain how it is possible to misadvertise the computed probabilities, making it seem that the probability of a Torah code is very small. We briefly discuss the controversy and suggest that new more carefully controlled experiments are needed to resolve the controversy. We detail the protocol for a new experiment by a website reference

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Pattern Recognition, 1998. Proceedings. Fourteenth International Conference on  (Volume:2 )

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16-20 Aug 1998