·         The Bhâsa problem, a research into its solution

Author: Dr. A.A.E. van der Geer
Focus: Classical Sanskrit.
Area: Drama's of a `lost' author (Bhasa)
Main problem: Discutable authorship.
Method:Coincidence of metrical units and syntactical units, defined with Transformational Grammar (Chomsky).
Result: Authors appear to have a specific style as to the degree and of coincidence.
Conclusion: The thirteen drama's can be divided into several groups, from the first century to the tenth century.

·         Samenvatting (Summary in Dutch)

·         Introduction

·         Discussion / Conclusion

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To quote this page: AAE Van der Geer 1998. The Bhasa Problem. A statistical research into its solution. PhD Rijksuniversiteit Leiden, the Netherlands