We set out talk with David Kernot from Australia’s Defence Science and Technology Group about William Shakespeare’s true identity, but soon discovered his work has implications on national security and suicide prevention, as well as diagnosing Alzheimer’s years before it can be otherwise identified. In episode 23 of Parsing Science, David talks with us about the many applications of his research into training algorithms to uncover peoples’ personalities from their written words. His open-access article “Using Shakespeare’s Sotto Voce to Determine True Identity From Text” was published in Frontiers in Psychology on March 15, 2018, co-authored with Terry Bossomaier and Roger Bradbury.
- David’s SciFi books on Amazon.
- Supplemental materials from the article.
- Complete works of William Shakespeare
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Hosts / Producers
Ryan Watkins & Doug Leigh
How to Cite
Watkins, R., Leigh, D., & Kernot, D. (2018, May 17). Parsing Science – Uncovering Uncertain Identities (Version 1). figshare. https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.6281486
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