“Someone spoke to the King in Zheng”: using high tech methods to solve an ancient Chinese mystery

Comparison between the “Speaking to the King in Zheng” chapter, other sections from the Stratagems, and two sections from the first four books of the Han Feizi using Ctext’s Text Tools (TF). The closer to 1, the greater the similarity.
Comparison between the Speaking to the King in Zheng chapter, other sections from the Stratagems, and two sections from the first four books of the Han Feizi using Ctext’s Text Tools (TF). The closer to 1, the greater the similarity.
Average internal similarity scores between the Speaking to the King in Zheng and each Han Feizi segment and within the Stratagems cluster, and average crossover similarity scores between texts belonging to the two groups. The closer to 1, the greater the similarity.
Comparison between the Speaking to the King in Zheng chapter, other selections from classical Chinese texts, and two sections from the first four books of the Han Feizi using Ctext’s Text Tools (TF). The closer to 1, the greater the similarity.
Cluster Analysis: Full Texts, Manhattan distance
Characters left after the elimination of all not appearing in every text
Cluster Analysis: shared characters, Manhattan distance

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