Dan Ingalls lecturing, 1980

George Thompson gthomgt at GMAIL.COM
Thu Jul 14 23:27:09 UTC 2011

Thanks Dominik and Tim for that!  A great pleasure to see and hear
Ingalls talking about the Mahabharata, etc., some 30 years ago!


On Thu, Jul 14, 2011 at 12:08 PM, Dominik Wujastyk <wujastyk at gmail.com> wrote:
> http://vimeo.com/4714623
> A talk given by Dan Ingalls and his father at Xerox PARC in 1980. It
> describes a project to determine authorship of various sections of the great
> Indian epic, the Mahabharata. Dan Sr introduces the Sanskrit language and
> talks about the traits of oral and written authorship. Dan Jr talks about
> how he analyzed the text for such traits, and wrote a program to read the
> original text by recognizing the characters of Devanagari text.
> The above link was kindly sent to me by Timothy Lighthiser.
> DW

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