[INDOLOGY] skrutable for transliteration, scansion, and meter identification

Dominik Wujastyk wujastyk at gmail.com
Wed Jan 20 04:22:25 UTC 2021

Fantastic tool, Tyler.  Thank you!

On Tue, 19 Jan 2021 at 08:43, Tyler Neill via INDOLOGY <
indology at list.indology.info> wrote:

> Dear all,
> I wrote a month ago mentioning a tool I've been working on, which I said
> could be used to analyze the meter of whole texts (the Rāmāyaṇa, for
> example). Fortunately, I was able to give it more time since then, and I'm
> pleased to say that it's finally in good shape and ready to be used more
> widely.
> Access it online here: skrutable.pythonanywhere.com
> The web app should hopefully be easy to use, even on mobile devices, and
> it also gives point-and-click access to whole-file analysis. Meter
> identification was already able to give good detail on such things as
> anuṣṭubh vipulās and unmetrical pādas, but now it's also able to handle
> even more difficult cases like triṣṭubh upajātis. As a nice bonus, I was
> also able to optimize it for speed in a major way, such that where it was
> taking 20 minutes to finish the Rāmāyaṇa before, now it can do it in just
> 10 or so seconds(!)
> I'm hoping that this tool will come in handy not only for research but
> also for helping students learn about and enjoy Sanskrit meter. Please do
> give it a try and also pass it on. I'm interested to follow up with people
> on their experiences with it.
> Kind wishes,
> Tyler
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