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|member_name = Chris Forstall<br/>
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|title = Graduate Student in Classics<br/>
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|description = Chris Forstall<br/>
|description = Chris Forstall<br/>
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|research_interests = YOUR RESEARCH INTERESTS, BRIEFLY<br/>
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|research_interests = Oral Formulaic Composition<br/>
|departmental_affiliation = [http://www.classics.buffalo.edu/ Classics Department]<br/>
|departmental_affiliation = [http://www.classics.buffalo.edu/ Classics Department]<br/>
|institutional_affiliation = [http://www.buffalo.edu University at Buffalo]<br/>
|institutional_affiliation = [http://www.buffalo.edu University at Buffalo]<br/>
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|office_location = 348 Porter<br/>
|email = [mailto:forstall@buffalo.edu forstall@buffalo.edu]<br/>
|email = [mailto:forstall@buffalo.edu forstall@buffalo.edu]<br/>
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|name = Chris Forstall
|name = Chris Forstall
|narrative = Background<br/>
|narrative = Background<br/>
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|narrative content = WRITE SOMETHING ABOUT YOUR TRAINING OR LONGSTANDING INTERESTS<br/>
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|narrative content = I've spent time in both the sciences and the humanities. My primary interest is in what makes human beings produce poetry. I like to use text-processing tools like perl, sed and awk to solve problems, but I also have some experience with GIS and multispectral satellite image processing.<br/>When I had free time, I often spent it reading Lawrence Durrell and Flann O'Brien, and otherwise in general indolence.<br/>
|digital interests = Digital interests<br/>
|digital interests = Digital interests<br/>
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|digital interests content = WRITE SOMETHING ABOUT YOUR DIGITAL INTERESTS<br/>
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|digital interests content = My current project is an examination of the Homeric epos using authorship attribution methods. I've compared the Iliad to the Odyssey using a feature sets composed of n-grams at the phoneme level and classification with machine learning techniques. I'd like to look more closely at each poem to try to pick apart intrapoem heterogeneity. My goal is to be able to tie quantifiable observations to current oral-formulaic theory (particularly theory from a cognitive angle).
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I'm also interested in the role of the Internet in independent and amateur Classics scholarship.
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Chris Forstall, graduate student in Classics.
 
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My interests include poetry, linguistics, and rural indolence.
 

Revision as of 00:08, 28 December 2008

Chris Forstall
Graduate Student in Classics

Chris Forstall
Research interests: Oral Formulaic Composition
Institutional affiliation: University at Buffalo
Departmental affiliation: Classics Department
Office location: 348 Porter
E-mail: forstall@buffalo.edu
URI:
Membership status: Student member
Digital projects:

Chris Forstall

Background

I've spent time in both the sciences and the humanities. My primary interest is in what makes human beings produce poetry. I like to use text-processing tools like perl, sed and awk to solve problems, but I also have some experience with GIS and multispectral satellite image processing.
When I had free time, I often spent it reading Lawrence Durrell and Flann O'Brien, and otherwise in general indolence.


Digital interests

My current project is an examination of the Homeric epos using authorship attribution methods. I've compared the Iliad to the Odyssey using a feature sets composed of n-grams at the phoneme level and classification with machine learning techniques. I'd like to look more closely at each poem to try to pick apart intrapoem heterogeneity. My goal is to be able to tie quantifiable observations to current oral-formulaic theory (particularly theory from a cognitive angle). I'm also interested in the role of the Internet in independent and amateur Classics scholarship.

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